| Oct 23, 2012
| 2:02 AM
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...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 6:20 PM
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...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 1:05 AM
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...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 1:57 AM
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...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 1:53 AM
Though looking a little ragged, Tropical Storm Isaac continued its trek west across the Caribbean early Friday on a course that should take it over parts of Hispaniola today and Cuba starting on Saturday.
It also remains on a projected track that would...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 4:13 AM
ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Tropical Storm Isaac took aim at the Dominican Republic and Haiti early Thursday, expected to gain strength after drenching tiny islands in its whirl over the eastern entrance to the Caribbean.
No major damage was reported,...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 11:48 AM
As Tropical Storm Isaac swirls in the Caribbean -- becoming more powerful mile by mile -- it threatens to unleash disaster once again on vulnerable and often unaware Haitians by Friday night.
The possibility of stinging rain and tree-bending wind...
| 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,...
| 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)...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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.