SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria, the second maximum-strength storm to hit the Caribbean this month, killed at least one person in Guadeloupe and bore down menacingly on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Tuesday after devastating the tiny island nation of Dominica. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Jon Lee Anderson writes about the recent destruction of Cuba and other Caribbean islands in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Jose, and the threat that Hurricane Maria poses.
By Marianna Parraga HOUSTON (Reuters) - Several Caribbean oil storage terminals that temporarily closed ahead of Hurricane Irma earlier this month have started making preparations in case they have to shut again due to Hurricane Maria, which was a rare Category 5 storm on Tuesday. Show More Summary
The bitter multi-million dollar legal battle between Johnny Depp and his former business managers at The Management Group over the Pirates Of The Caribbean star's finances has just gotten a lot bigger and personal – literally. "In his...Show More Summary
The National Hurricane Center said the hurricane is expected to remain an "extremely dangerous" category 4 or 5 hurricane when it passes near or over the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico
A mere two weeks after Hurricane Irma barrelled through the Caribbean, there's yet another Category 5 hurricane that's wreaking havoc in the region. After inflicting "widespread devastation" to the island of Dominica, Hurricane Maria is now making a beeline towards the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. More »
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A dramatic series of social media posts at the height of Hurricane Maria have put the spotlight on the prime minister of the small Caribbean island of Dominica. Prime Minister … Click to Continue »
The USA TODAY Network gives you views of Hurricane Maria from cameras in her path.
Airlines cap fares, add seats out of Puerto Rico and elsewhere in the Caribbean ahead of Hurricane Maria.
Walt Disney shows off a ride in production, "Pirates of the Caribbean" to Miss Disneyland-Tencenial. It is amazing to see my favorite ride at Disneyland at this point in its life. During my first visit, my grandmother lost her wig on the second sharp waterfall drop. My father had to fish it out. Cemented my love of that ride forever. Sadly, Walt seems a little condescending.
The numbers behind the destruction wrought by Hurricane Irma, which in early September ripped through the Caribbean at Category 5 level, then hit Florida, are staggering. In St. Bart's and French St. Martin, the cost of damages is an estimated $1.4 billion, according to the AP. Show More Summary
Hurricane Maria hit the Dominican Republic causing widespread devastation. The Caribbean island nation of Dominica sustained “mind boggling” damage from Hurricane Maria, its prime minister said Tuesday, after the storm hit with maximum... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Zurich (AFP) – FIFA suspended Caribbean Football Union president Gordon Derrick from the sport for six years on Tuesday after he was found guilty of several ethics violations. Derrick becomes the latest in a long line of football executives...Show More Summary
For two years, the marine geophysicist Jean Roger had been looking for traces of an old earthquake. In 1755, Portugal shook with a quake that would have topped 8.0 on the Richter scale—so large that Lisbon was leveled and the resulting tsunami wave reportedly made it all the way across the Atlantic and hit the Caribbean. Show More Summary
Caribbean Football Union president Gordon Derrick is banned from football for six years by Fifa.
Residents of many Caribbean Islands barely had time to catch their breath after Hurricane Irma ravaged their shores before a second Category 5 hurricane came barreling through. Hurricane Maria devastated the Leeward Islands of Dominica...Show More Summary
Officials in Guadeloupe said the French island was bracing for heavy flooding on Tuesday, as Hurricane Maria threatened Caribbean islands already ravaged by Hurricane Irma. (Sept. 19)
Hurricane Maria tore roofs off of houses on the Caribbean island of Dominica and caused flooding in Guadeloupe. The Category 5 storm is now headed toward the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.