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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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • If you go: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

    If you go: Port-au-Prince, Haiti
    THE BEST WAY TO PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI From LAX, Spirit, American, Delta, United and Copa offer connecting service (change of plane) to Port-au-Prince. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $708, including all taxes and fees. Have connections lined up...
  • Caribbean disturbance likely to be next storm

    Caribbean disturbance likely to be next storm
    A disturbance in the Central Caribbean likely will become the season’s next tropical depression or storm. The next named storm will be Sandy. As of early Monday, the National Hurricane Center gave it a 80 percent chance of developing into a...
  • Tropical Storm Sandy forecast to miss Florida; new depression forms

    Tropical Storm Sandy forecast to miss Florida; new depression forms
    Tropical Storm Sandy emerged in the southwest Caribbean on Monday afternoon and for now is projected to remain clear of Florida. Also, for now, it is not forecast to strengthen into a hurricane. Meanwhile, a new depression formed in the Central Atlantic...
  • Hurricane Sandy Tightens Grip On East Coast

    Hurricane Sandy Tightens Grip On East Coast
    It was jokingly dubbed Frankenstorm by a meteorologist with the National Weather Service at the Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma. However, that name has stuck and is creating a scare up and down the Mid-Atlantic and East Coast of the United...
  • Sandy the latest stunner storm

    Sandy the latest stunner storm
    Hurricane Sandy was a monster storm that generated unprecedented misery across an enormous territory, in large part because it merged with a polar system and became "Frankenstorm." But there have been several other shocking storms that either went...
  • 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...