| Sep 1, 2011
| 1:47 PM
Hurricane Katia weakened to tropical storm strength Thursday afternoon and still appears on a path that likely will spare the islands of the eastern Caribbean, including Puerto Rico and Hispaniola.
At 5 p.m. on Thursday, Tropical Storm Katia was about...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 8:16 PM
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...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 1:59 AM
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...
| 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
| 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
| 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 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 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,...
| Jan 24, 2010
| 4:33 PM
The U.S. and international community must provide immediate aid, then help plan a future for it that includes a functioning government....
| 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...