Lesser Antilles

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2014

    Tropical Disturbance Will Soak South Florida But Probably Won't Develop Into Bigger Storm

    South Florida may see a run on umbrellas today thanks to a weather system churning off the coast of the Bahamas this morning. But we'll have to wait another week for our first run on hurricane supplies, as forecasters now say the system isn't likely to develop into anything more than an annoying bur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2014

    Tropical Depression Likely to Just Miss South Florida This Weekend

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2014

    A Brewing Tropical Storm Could Take Aim at South Florida Next Week

    Good rule of thumb: When a storm system hasn't even morphed into a named tropical storm yet, it's way too early to raid Publix for vodka, er, emergency water supplies, no matter what the TV news is saying this morning. But if you live in South Florida it is worth watching a system brewing east of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2014

    Tropical Storm Bertha Forms in the Caribbean, Aims Toward Puerto Rico

    Despite the usual muggy drenching every afternoon around 4 p.m., Miami's had a fairly dry run through hurricane season so far. But that could change early next week thanks to a large lady named Bertha swirling out over the Caribbean this morning. The National Hurricane Center declared Bertha the se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    Tropical Storm Isaac: Welcome To The Cone of Concern, Miami

    Riptide's crack meteorological team has just issued this update on Tropical Storm Isaac: 09:17:00 AM EST Due to favorable wind shear and hot ocean temps, by Monday TS Isaac is expected to rage with the devastating power of ten thousand nuclear bombs. It will personally find your house, smash each in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2011

    Work Drugs Is a Philly Chillwave Duo That Loves Miami, Quinces, and Bat Mitzvahs

    via​Remember your cousin's Quinces? Aside from the choreographed salsa rueda, what was the entertainment like? Chances are if your prima turned 15 in Miami, it was a Yellow Pages DJ-for-hire that mixed a blend booty bass, merengue, and a few slow jams after sprinkling T ... More >>

  • News

    April 9, 2009

    The Fall of a Titan

    A downtown Miami firm allegedly helped build an $8 billion Ponzi scheme. It could have been stopped.

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Another Day, Another Caribbean-Based Ponzi Scheme

    Forget Edison, Franklin, even Steve Jobs. If there's one innovator we truly love and respect here in South Florida and the Caribbean, it's Charles Ponzi.The guy, let's face it, invented pretty much the best scheme ever. Why do complicated stuff like "invest money" when you can just take it and prete ... More >>

  • News

    December 21, 2000

    An American Dream Expires

    A little boy arrived from Saint Lucia to have a dangerous tumor removed. The tumor is gone, but so is his home and his ability to move.