The Caribbean Is Not That Happy

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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Mar. 21, 2018: Sun, sea and sand, what many crave for happiness but alas according to another ‘happy ranks,’ the Caribbean region is not that happy.

The latest World Happiness country ranks from the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, a group charged with examining global environmental challenges, reveals that only three countries from the Caribbean managed to make the list.

Trinidad & Tobago again took the title as the happiest Caribbean nation, maintained its position at 38th on the list of 156 countries after it jumped from 43rd in 2016.

Jamaica came in second place at 56th followed by the Dominican Republic in third place at 83rd.

The happiest countries in the world are Finland, followed by Norway, Denmark, Iceland, and Switzerland.

The 2018 list of the happiest countries in the world is provided by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, a group charged with examining global environmental challenges. The study determines happiness by looking at six specific elements: income, freedom, trust, life expectancy, social support, and generosity.

The report was presented to the United Nations to coincide with World Happiness Day on March 20, 2018.

Meanwhile, Haiti is ranked 2nd in the top 10 unhappiest countries of the world.