| Nov 27, 2013
| 8:16 AM
The vessel seemed destined for disaster — a 40-foot sailboat crammed with nearly 150 desperate Haitians.
Bahamian authorities, alerted by fishermen, had been hunting for it over the weekend. But when the boat was finally found just after dusk...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:09 PM
MEXICO CITY — The recent decision by the highest court in the Dominican Republic to cancel the citizenship of three generations of residents is meeting a firestorm of protest, with human rights advocates warning of a humanitarian nightmare for the...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 1:48 AM
Tropical disturbance, 2 a.m. Wednesday
OUTLOOK: An expansive tropical disturbance over the Lesser Antilles could gradually strengthen over the next few days as it moves northwest toward Puerto Rico, Hispaniola and the Bahamas.
Models for now...
| Feb 20, 2008
This weekend, Fidel Castro will step down as president of Cuba, defying expectations that only death would part him from the role. The Times has been on the death watch, and before that, on the re-revolution watch, since way back in 1960. Below,...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Say you could hop into a DeLorean and travel back to when life on Earth began. Would fish migrate from water to land? Would the dinosaurs go extinct? At the end of our trip, would we still encounter life as we now know it?
Some scientists don’t...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 1:53 AM
Tropical Storm Chantal, 5 a.m. Wednesday advisory.
OUTLOOK: All of Florida remains in the cone, but Chantal weakened overnight.
According to the National Hurricane Center, Chantal may no longer have a closed circulation. Wind shear overnight has...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 2:00 PM
5 P.M. UPDATE: Chantal has dissipated into a tropical wave southeast of Jamaica, expected to bring rain to that nation, eastern Cuba and Florida by Friday. The system is still packing some tropical storm-force 45 mph winds.
ORIGINAL POST, 10:23 A.M.:...
| Apr 12, 2009
Hal Robert Myers will present "22 Degrees Below," a photographic tour of Latino-Caribbean culture around the 22nd parallel, extending from Oaxaca, Mexico, through Cuba, Hispaniola and Jamaica.
When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 1:59 AM
Tropical Storm Chantal, 5 a.m. Tuesday advisory
OUTLOOK: Tropical Storm Chantal still is projected to aim generally toward Florida and the Bahamas over the next five days, placing the southern half of the state in the cone of error, including Orlando....
| Jun 28, 2010
Jamaica, situated south of Cuba and west of Haiti, has all the natural attributes most people associate with a Caribbean island. One of the Greater Antilles, and the third largest island in the Caribbean with 4,400 square miles (after Cuba and Hispaniola)...
| Aug 17, 2009
MIAMI (AP) - The first hurricane of this year's Atlantic season was gaining strength far off in the ocean Monday, while the Florida Panhandle and Alabama were soaked by the remnants of a weakening tropical storm.
Hurricane Bill was expected to become a...