Pesky ol' 96L, the awkwardly named system that still needs to organize a bit more before earning the more dignified moniker of Tropical Storm Cristobal, is soaking the Lesser Antilles this morning and turning toward the northwest. The latest prediction from forecasters as of 8 a.m.: The storm will ... More >>
Have you ever shared your name with a Hurricane? It makes for a rather odd week when Hurricane [Your Name] is churning toward Florida and threatening to destroy it. Well, environmental advocacy group 350.org has come up with a new way to name Hurricanes that would spare people who happened to be nam ... More >>
Tropical Storm Chantal was pronounced dead today at approximately 4:40 p.m. after dissipating in the Caribbean Sea about 260 miles south of Cuba. So all you relatively newly arrived folk who haven't gone through this hundreds of times before can all stop freaking out. Though, Chantal's remnants co ... More >>
You might want to think twice before forcing your local bank teller to cash last week's paycheck in all singles to hoard in your emergency bunker. Forecasters are still unsure if Tropical Storm Chantal will make it to Florida. If it does arrive, tentatively expect to have your Hypnotiq-fueled hurric ... More >>
There's a pissed off lady named Chantal getting set to ruin your weekend Wynwood Art Walk plans, Miami. No, no, not that Tootsie's dancer you had a beef with -- it's Tropical Storm Chantal, and it looks to be headed South Florida's direction just in time for the weekend. Chantal earned its name la ... More >>
In a story straight out of a twisted fever dream shared by Michael Bay and Aaron Sorkin -- not to mention the sick fantasies of thousands of catastrophe-seeking journalists everywhere -- Tropical Storm Isaac looks more likely than ever to strengthen into a hurricane just in time to bear down on Tamp ... More >>
Turks and CaicosStart with a premier so corrupt that the United Kingdom actually shut down his idyllic island's government. Add a sexy beach resort trying to move into new territory. Top it off with a glass of spiked wine, a beautiful woman, and allegations of sexual assault. You've got either th ... More >>
The free-est ship on the seas.Do you love arguing about the liberal socialist agenda to destroy America but wish you could quote the Constitution in a more nautical setting? Do you love cruising the Caribbean, but think constantly about how much more you would love it if you could share those gol ... More >>
If you've been paying attention to the news--and it's almost impossible not to at a time like this--you've no doubt witnessed the horrors our poor Caribbean neighbors in Haiti have endured since a major earthquake registering 7.0 on the Richter mag scale all but obliterated the small impoverished co ... More >>
Refugees fled slavery, slaughter, and starvation, and got rejected.
A vodou ceremony in the burbs? Who'da thunk it?
Wine and other spirits intrigue while Iman slightly disappoints
Naomi and her son can't find work, can't pay the rent, and can't get help, but they're grateful to be here
The "froggie-style" merengue-bomba rhythm is gonna getcha
As most Bahamians know, grabbing power from the dead is perfectly all right. In fact, it's a great way to land a job!