The Manchineel is a satire news site which makes parody of real news in St Kitts & Nevis and the Caribbean. We chose the manchineel because of its Caribbean locale and because onions are for cowards.
The Real Manchineel
In case you do not know what a manchineel is, you are in for a real surprise. The manchineel is a fruit bearing tree that grows in the Caribbean. It is often called the tree of death and touching the sap can produce burns so severe that one needs hospitalized.
Eating a manchineel “beach apple” – Article from the National Institute of Health.
Do Not Eat, Touch, Or Even Inhale the Air Around the Manchineel Tree – Article from Atlas Obscura