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  • Correction: Caribbean-Seaweed Invasion story story has photos
    Updated: Aug-12-15 3:41 pm

    KINGSTON, Jamaica - In a story Aug. 9 about the Caribbean's seaweed invasion, The Associated Press incorrectly reported the size of the Sargasso Sea in square kilometers. It is about 2 million square miles, which is approximately 5 million square kilometers.

  • Stinking mats of seaweed piling up on Caribbean beaches 
    Updated: Aug-10-15 8:47 am

    KINGSTON, Jamaica - The picture-perfect beaches and turquoise waters that people expect on their visits to the Caribbean are increasingly being fouled by mats of decaying seaweed that attract biting sand fleas and smell like rotten eggs.