| 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.:...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 13, 2010
Tina Susman And Ken Ellingwood Reporting From Mexico City -- Bodies lined the shattered streets and hotels were converted into makeshift hospitals today across Haiti's shattered capital, Port-au-Prince, as the world geared up for a major humanitarian...
| Jan 15, 2010
Emergency aid flowed from around the world toward Haiti on Thursday, only to confront a reality that grew more desperate by the hour: Crippled ports and communications left stunned earthquake survivors on their own to scavenge for food and water, carry...