In terms of the Lesser Antillean Flora, some 2652 seed plant taxa have been recorded for this grouping with 263 taxa considered endemic to the Lesser Antilles
(Acevedo-Rodriguez & Strong, 2012, 2016).
Since 1946, these French colonies--scattered from the Lesser Antilles
to the South American mainland--have been fully French soil, sending representatives to the National Assembly in Paris, voting in elections, holding EU passports, and using the Euro.
Now Jamaica has the best known record of Cenozoic trace fossils in the Greater Antilles, and the Miocene of Carriacou is the most intensely studied succession for trace fossils in the Lesser Antilles
Born in 1938 on the southwest coast of France, Caribbean writer Simone Schwarz-Bart spent her childhood in Guadeloupe, an island in the Lesser Antilles
These studies have been limited to Puerto Rico [2-5], the Dominican Republic , Cuba , and Grand Cayman  in the Greater Antilles, and Curacao , Los Testigos , Saint Lucia , Dominica  and Barbados  in the Lesser Antilles
A number of strong eddies circulating in the Caribbean Sea the area bounded by the Greater and Lesser Antilles
, the north coast of Colombia, and the Central American coast give the impression of little long-distance movement in this area.
Irene, which is ranked as the sixth-costliest hurricane in US history, originated from an Atlantic storm that began showing signs of organisation east of the Lesser Antilles
, in the Caribbean Sea.
Like most of the islands in the Lesser Antilles
, the beautiful hilly St.
The Lesser Antilles
date back to about 45my, while portions of the Greater Antilles (e.
Trinidad and Tobago, the serene, most southerly islands of the Lesser Antilles
chain, offer photogenic beaches, a laid-back atmosphere and a highly competitive Financial incentive of up to 35% cash back for on-location filming.
In the case of the insular Caribbean, logically, the Greater Antilles occupy a larger extent than the Lesser Antilles
and the small islands in the northern Caribbean (Map 1).
The island of Montserrat, a British Overseas Territory in the West Indies' Lesser Antilles
island chain, has been devastated by the forces of nature in its recent history, but could its fortunes as an overseas destination soon be on the rise again?