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  • Tropical Storm Maria not expected to strengthen; Tropical Storm Nate forms

    Tropical Storm Maria not expected to strengthen; Tropical Storm Nate forms
    You might call Wednesday a big day for the tropics: two tropical storms emerged in Maria and Nate. That's not to mentionHurricane Katia, which is still out there, churning away. After forming in the Atlantic on Wednesday morning, Maria came under...
  • Tropical Storm Maria rain reaches the Lesser Antilles

    Tropical Storm Maria rain reaches the Lesser Antilles
    Tropical Storm Maria was barely surviving on Thursday afternoon, with slow strengthening expected Friday night and Saturday. And it still holds potential to regenerate to close to hurricane strength over the next five days, the National Hurricane...
  • Tropical Storm Isaac emerges; could threaten Florida

    Tropical Storm Isaac emerges; could threaten Florida
    Tropical Storm Isaac emerged in the Atlantic on Tuesday afternoon, strengthening a little overnight and it’s one Florida needs to keep an eye on. Over  the next five days, the system is projected to aim into the Caribbean, strengthen into a...
  • Haiti sits in strengthening Isaac's path

    Haiti sits in strengthening Isaac's path
    As Tropical Storm Isaac swirls in the Caribbean -- becoming more powerful mile by mile -- it threatens to unleash disaster once again on vulnerable and often unaware Haitians by Friday night. The possibility of stinging rain and tree-bending wind...
  • Tropical Depression 5 forms; forecast to become hurricane

    Tropical Depression 5 forms; forecast to become hurricane
    Tropical Depression 5 formed in the Central Atlantic on Wednesday afternoon, and it's forecast to strengthen into a hurricane within five days. Early Thursday the weather system was moving toward the west at a faster clip but had not become any better...
  • Tropical Storm Ernesto forms; projected to strengthen into hurricane

    Tropical Storm Ernesto forms; projected to strengthen into hurricane
    Quickly bulking up from a mushy depression, Tropical Storm Ernesto formed in the western Atlantic on Thursday afternoon and is forecast to grow into a hurricane by Monday. Ernesto weakened slightly overnight but is expected to strengthen during the...
  • TD-7 may not grow into a tropical storm; African wave weakens

    TD-7 may not grow into a tropical storm; African wave weakens
    Tropical Depression 7 picked up forward speed but no strength as it aimed toward the Caribbean on Friday. At 11 p.m., TD-7 was in the Atlantic about 365 miles east of Barbados, sprinting west at 24 mph with sustained winds of 35 mph. The system is...
  • Editorial: What to do about Haiti

     
    The U.S. and international community must provide immediate aid, then help plan a future for it that includes a functioning government....
  • 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......
  • Castros Cuba

    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,...
  • 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)...