About

“the Manchineel”

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.