Ancient DNA Shows Humans Settled Caribbean in 2 Distinct Waves

Millions of people living on the islands today inherited genes from the people who made them home before Europeans arrived. A study published Wednesday in the journal Nature, for example, shows that about 14 percent of people in Puerto Rico can trace their ancestry back to the Taino. Smaller numbers of people in Cuba (4Continue reading “Ancient DNA Shows Humans Settled Caribbean in 2 Distinct Waves”