Caribbean Islands: News

16 Aug 2021

Haiti

Death toll in powerful Haiti earthquake soars to 1,297

The death toll from a 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Haiti climbed to 1,297 on Sunday, a day after the powerful temblor turned thousands of structures into rubble and set off frantic rescue efforts ahead of a potential deluge from an approaching tropical storm.

07 Jul 2021

Haiti

Haiti President Jovenel Moïse assassinated at his home

Jovenel Moïse, the President of Haiti, was assassinated at his private residence in the early hours of Wednesday near capital Port-au-Prince.

28 May 2021

India

Mehul Choksi cannot be immediately deported to India. Here's why

A court in Dominica - an island nation in the Caribbean - has put on hold the deportation of fugitive Indian jewelry merchant Mehul Choksi.

Day-Night Test to make Caribbean debut

West Indies are all set to experiment with day and night Test cricket, as the Kensington Oval in Barbados will host the maiden day-night fixture to be played in the Caribbean Islands.

10 Jan 2018

Tsunami

Massive 7.6 quake jolts Honduras, Mexico, tsunami warning issued

A massive quake of magnitude 7.6 struck Honduras and northern Central America yesterday.

19 Sep 2017

Donald Trump

Hurricane Maria devastates Dominica, edges towards other Caribbean islands

Hurricane Maria has been downgraded to a category-four storm, the second highest level.

18 Sep 2017

Puerto Rico

After Irma, powerful Hurricane Maria proceeding towards the Caribbean

Caribbean islands left devastated by Hurricane Irma may have to bear the brunt of another powerful storm.

08 Sep 2017

Florida

Hurricane Irma devastates Caribbean, is expected to hit Florida

Hurricane Irma has lashed the Turks and Caicos Islands, a British overseas territory, after causing widespread destruction across the Caribbean that's left at least 14 people dead.

07 Sep 2017

Donald Trump

Category 5 Hurricane Irma reduces two Caribbean islands to rubble

The category five Hurricane Irma has caused widespread destruction across the Caribbean, killing at least nine people and reducing islands to rubble.

06 Sep 2017

Puerto Rico

The Caribbean islands gear up for Hurricane Irma

The Caribbean islands are gearing up to face the strongest Atlantic Storm in 10 years, Hurricane Irma, which could be "potentially catastrophic".

05 Sep 2017

Puerto Rico

Caribbean islands brace for category four Hurricane Irma

Several Caribbean islands have issued storm warnings as they brace for the category four Hurricane Irma.