Caribbean

Hurricane Maria heads toward battered Carib islands

A strengthening Hurricane Maria swirls toward the eastern Caribbean, with forecasters warning it probably would be a major storm by the time it passed through the already battered Leeward Islands later in the day.

January 10, 2018
January 10, 2018

Magnitude 7.6 quake hits in Caribbean north of Honduras

A magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck in the Caribbean Sea between the coast of Honduras and the Cayman Islands on Tuesday night, shaking the mainland and causing officials to briefly post advisories warning of the threat of possible tsunami surges around the region.

September 18, 2017
September 18, 2017

Hurricane Maria heads toward battered Carib islands

A strengthening Hurricane Maria swirls toward the eastern Caribbean, with forecasters warning it probably would be a major storm by the time it passed through the already battered Leeward Islands later in the day.

June 30, 2016
June 30, 2016

Facebook Live set to broadcast CPL games

All 34 matches in this year’s Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) will be broadcast live on Facebook around the world, via Facebook’s official live streaming partner Grabyo.

April 1, 2016
April 1, 2016

'Home ground' helps Simmons feel wide awake

It's an amazing life Lendl Simmons leads. One day he is lounging at his home in the Caribbean, watching the World T20 from afar. The next he is hurling West Indies straight to the Finals in the ICC World Cup T20.

February 7, 2016
February 7, 2016

Haiti agrees on transitional government

Politicians in Haiti have signed a last-minute agreement to install a transitional government that keeps the country from plunging into an immediate power vacuum.

January 23, 2016
January 23, 2016

Zika virus triggers pregnancy delay calls

Officials in four Latin American and Caribbean nations have warned women to avoid pregnancy amid concerns over an illness causing severe birth defects.

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

El Nino weather 'could be as bad as 1998'

The US space agency Nasa has warned that the effects of the current El Nino weather phenomenon could be as bad as those of 1998, the strongest on record.

September 29, 2015
September 29, 2015

Fifa: Jack Warner banned for life from football activities

Former Fifa vice-president Jack Warner is banned from football for life.