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Hispaniola

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  • Hurricane Irene poised for sweep up the East Coast

     
    The first hurricane of the 2011 Atlantic season was leaving Puerto Rico and moving toward the northern coast of the Dominican Republic and Haiti Monday morning. And if Hurricane Irene follows the forecast storm track, it can be expected to......
  • Emily tracking toward Florida and SE coast

     
    Tropical Storm Emily continues to menace the Caribbean islands of Puerto Rico and Hispaniola today. And looking ahead, the forecast storm track shows the storm moving on toward Florida and the southeast coast of the U.S. by this weekend. For......
  • Emily falls apart over Hispaniola; could recover

     
    The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Emily, which struck the island of Hispaniola Thursday, has degenerated into a tropical low after colliding with the island's mountains. Forecasters said they have not pronounced Emily dead yet:"THERE IS...
  • Biggest threat from Emily may be heavy rain

     
    Tropical Storm Emily was looking a bit disheveled this morning, with no increase in strength and increasing signs of disorganization as the storm approached Hispaniola. Top sustained winds remained at 50 mph.The storm's primary threat to the island's...
  • Haiti in peril as Tomas gains strength

     
    Hurricane forecasters say they see signs of strengthening in Tropical Storm Tomas, and the storm is still expected to regain hurricane strength before striking Haiti and the island of Hispaniola late this week.Tomas on Tuesday morning was located 355...
  • Igor still at hurricane force, now 900 miles wide

     
    The amazing Igor continues to prowl the Atlantic. The gigantic storm has lost its tropical engine, but it remains a formidible storm, with top winds of 80 mph, and a breadth that has now topped 900 miles.Hurricane Warnings are posted for parts......
  • Storm clouds in the Caribbean

     
    Chances that a stormy region in the Caribbean will get organized and strengthen to tropical storm force appear to be growing today. The National Hurricane Center gives the weather in the region a 40 percent chance of becoming a tropical......
  • Port of Call Spotlight: Ocho Rios and Montego Bay, Jamaica

    Port of Call Spotlight: Ocho Rios and Montego Bay, Jamaica
    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)...
  • Haitians resist evacuation, hunker down in refugee camps to ride out Hurricane Tomas

    Haitians resist evacuation, hunker down in refugee camps to ride out Hurricane Tomas
    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Mud up to their ankles and a steady rain falling on their tents, residents of Haiti's earthquake camps ignored warnings to leave their makeshift homes as Hurricane Tomas bore down on their deforested and flood-prone...
  • Xavier U. marks Haiti earthquake anniversary

    Xavier U. marks Haiti earthquake anniversary
    A midday Mass with a priest from Haiti and the screening of a documentary are among the activities scheduled as Xavier University of Louisiana marks the first anniversary of the Haiti earthquake.       After Wednesday's Mass with Fr. Jean Moran, there...
  • Officials Confirm 3 Cases of Cholera in NYC

    New York City officials have confirmed that three New Yorkers contracted cholera while in the Dominican Republic for a wedding. The Dominican Republic shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti, where thousands have died from the disease. A medical...