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  • Dominican Republic citizenship ruling stirs outcry across Caribbean

    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...
  • Disturbance over islands has medium development chance

    Disturbance over islands has medium development chance
    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...
  • 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,...
  • Evolution not as unpredictable as thought, study says

    Evolution not as unpredictable as thought, study says
    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...
  • Tropical Storm Chantal dissipates in Caribbean

    Tropical Storm Chantal dissipates in Caribbean
    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.:...
  • Tropical Storm Chantal weakens, Florida remains in cone

    Tropical Storm Chantal weakens, Florida remains in cone
    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...
  • Tropical Storm Chantal puts much of state in cone

    Tropical Storm Chantal puts much of state in cone
    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....
  • Hurricane Gustav Gains Strength

    Gustav continued to gain strength after becoming a hurricane early Tuesday and forecasters said it could become a Category 2 hurricane before hitting Haiti's southern coast.       The fast-forming storm was also on track to hit Cuba.       The National...
  • Hurricane Ike Strikes Cuba, Targets US

    Powerful Storm Lashing Cuba  The National Hurricane Center in Miami says powerful Hurricane Ike has roared ashore in eastern Cuba.       The center said Ike slammed into Cuba's Holguin province at 9:45 p.m. EDT Sunday as a dangerous Category 3 storm.    ...
  • Slide show on Latino-Caribbean culture to be shown in Pasadena

    AMERICAS Slide show 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...
  • Hurricane Bill revs up at sea on path to Bermuda

    Hurricane Bill revs up at sea on path to Bermuda
    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...