| Nov 30, 2013
| 6:10 PM
With just one storm that made landfall in the United States, this year's Atlantic hurricane season officially ended Saturday as the weakest since 1982.
Hurricanes need moist air to form, and the low number of Atlantic hurricanes was due in large part to...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:00 AM
MEXICO CITY — Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is making an expanded push for more territory in the Caribbean Sea, appealing to international jurisprudence and rankling many of his neighbors.
Colombia was especially vocal, calling Nicaragua's...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Entertainment Partners, the Burbank payroll and production services company, is expanding into Puerto Rico.
The company said it was opening a new affiliate office in San Juan to be called EP Puerto Rico. In addition to payroll services, the new office...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 6:12 PM
In the 2002 Gold Cup, Martinique midfielder Fabrice Reuperne missed a devastating penalty kick in a quarterfinal loss to Canada.
A 37-year-old Reuperne still remembered it, and then he made sure Canada remembered him with a 25-yard rising volley in...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 7:41 AM
In Edwidge Danticat's fiercely beautiful new novel, "Claire of the Sea Light," a rose comes to life on the edge of the water.
Ville Rose is a fictional seaside town in Haiti, home to 11,000 people some 20 miles outside the country's teeming capital...
| May 27, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Another month, another troubled cruise ship.
The Royal Caribbean cruise ship Grandeur of the Seas -- and its 2,224 passengers and 796 crew members -- saw their trip come to an abrupt end after the ship's aft mooring deck burst into flames not far from...
| May 27, 2013
| 4:05 AM
Monday-Friday, May 27-31 -- “Being Biden” is going on a road trip.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden’s eclectic blogsite will follow his sweep through Colombia, Trinidad and Tobago and Brazil this week as he carries out a mission to...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 8:03 AM
There are no green rolling hills here, no thatched cottages or bogs. But the spirit of Ireland is alive and well in a Hollywood mini-mall....
| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Two California men on a gay cruise have been arrested for having sex in Dominica, a Caribbean island country where sex between two men is illegal. The Associated Press reports that the men, ages 41 and 43, were seen having......
| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:52 AM
As the London Olympics pull closer to their closing ceremonies, it’ll be hard for anyone to catch up with … Grenada? China and the United States are duking it out for the most medals before Sunday, with Britain and Russia in a tight heat for...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 9:54 PM
The Week in Pictures from around the world....