| Aug 27, 2012
| 6:55 PM
After pounding Hispaniola, Cuba, and the Florida Keys, Tropical Storm Isaac may be taking aim on Louisiana later this week.
Computer forecast models are now showing a track of this system further to the west, and perhaps making landfall in Louisiana,...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 2:01 AM
Tropical Storm Emily emerged in the Caribbean near the Lesser Antilles on Monday evening, and its initially predicted to draw close to South Florida on Saturday as a minimal hurricane. It has had little change in strength since forming.
At 5 a.m. the...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 11:19 AM
After coming to a standstill on Tuesday morning, Tropical Storm Emily has resumed its march westward through the Caribbean. It also has strengthened slightly.
At 2 p.m., the system was about 215 miles southeast of San Juan, Puerto Rico, moving west at 12...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 9:44 PM
The devastating Haitian earthquake in January 2010 that destroyed countless lives came as a blessing in disguise for one little boy.
Alexander Hernandez, now 2 years old, was born with crippling deformities in three limbs. His left hand was webbed, his...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 3:50 AM
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...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 2:51 AM
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...
| Feb 6, 2011
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.
| Jul 23, 2011
| 4:52 AM
A tropical wave near the Leeward Islands could bring heavy rain and gusty winds to the islands and Puerto Rico and Hispaniola on Saturday night into Sunday.
However, it has a low chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours.
| Jul 24, 2011
| 10:53 AM
2 p.m. update:
The tropical wave over the central Caribbean is producing only a few disorganized showers and thunderstorms.
It is moving westward at about 20 mph. It has only a 10 percent chance of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours....
| Aug 1, 2011
| 11:50 AM
A "vigorous" tropical disturbance in the Atlantic continues to organize, and there is a high chance that it will grow into a tropical depression or Tropical Storm Emily on Monday, the National Hurricane Center said.
However, a hurricane hunter aircraft...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 3:40 AM
Tropical Storm Emily is no longer projected to be a hurricane when it approaches South Florida, either late on Friday or early on Saturday. Rather, it would remain a strong storm with sustained winds of 60 mph.
Further, under the latest forecast, its...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 2:29 PM
Tropical Storm Emily's heavy rains and gusty winds are expected to start spreading over the Dominican Republic and Haiti by Wednesday evening and the southern Bahamas on Thursday.
At 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Emily was about 60 miles southeast of Isla Beata,...