| 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,...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 1:54 AM
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...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 2:00 AM
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...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 8:19 PM
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...
| 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....
| 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,...
| 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)...
| 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...
| Sep 29, 2002
The most disturbing evidence of Connecticut's long and profitable complicity in slavery lies hidden in plain sight in the town of Salem, in the fields and woods around an ice cream bar near Routes 11 and 82.
There, archaeologists from Central Connecticut...
| Sep 5, 2004
| 8:23 PM
Read from the last page forward to see developments in chronological order.
11:23 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 5, 2004
Joseph and Mary Dlubac celebrated 66 years of marriage Sunday at Palm Terrace Elementary School, being used as special needs shelter in...
| Jun 8, 2001
A cool breeze is blowing as the wasted body of Jean David Droitdieu, carried down steep rocky trails on the shoulders of men chanting an almost cheery dirge, approaches his mother's house.
There's a faint smell of rum in the air -- it's what's fueled the...