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Hurricane Otto heads toward Central America, kills 3

 Tropical Storm Otto strengthened into a hurricane in the Caribbean as it lurched toward Central America, causing three deaths in Panama and prompting coastal evacuations in Costa Rica and Nicaragua.

Development potential of international migration needs to be tapped

Amit Kapoor/IANS

International migration refers to the movement of people across borders caused by various economic, social and environmental factors as well as forced displacement on account of conflicts, violence and natural disasters.

After leaving 27 dead in the Carribean, hurricane Matthew heading towards US

After leaving 27 dead in the Carribean, hurricane Matthew heading towards US

Hurricane Matthew was "pounding" portions of the central Bahamas early Thursday after it tore through the Caribbean, causing severe damage and leaving at least 27 people dead.

Hurricane Matthew pummels Caribbean, evacuations ordered in US

Hurricane Matthew pummels Caribbean, evacuations ordered in US

Hurricane Matthew pummeled Haiti Tuesday, unleashing floods, forcing thousands to flee and cutting off the hard-hit south of the destitute country by destroying a bridge.

Hurricane Matthew claims first victims as it churns up Caribbean

Hurricane Matthew claimed its first victims, officials said Monday, leaving one person dead and another missing in Haiti as it churns through the Caribbean, the most menacing storm in nearly a decade.

West Indies vs India, 3rd Test: Best pitch in the Caribbean here in St. Lucia, claims Jason Holder

West Indies vs India, 3rd Test: Best pitch in the Caribbean here in St. Lucia, claims Jason Holder

The third Test starts on Tuesday here at the Darren Sammy Stadium.

Hurricane Earl nears Belize

Hurricane Earl thundered towards the shores of Belize on Wednesday, dumping heavy rain on Honduras and prompting people to take cover on the Caribbean coastline as the large storm closed in.

It's Marlon Samuels vs Virat Kohli: How two batting mainstays will decide the course of West Indies-India series

The contest between the these two teams of contrasting realities is likely to come down to these two individuals, with Samuels playing a saviour's role and Kohli taking the role of an enforcer.

Test captain Virat Kohli back at nets ahead of West Indies tour

Test captain Virat Kohli back at nets ahead of West Indies tour

The Kohli-led team is expected to depart for the Caribbean on July 6 with a new look coaching staff.

Haiti hit with Zika virus outbreak: Official

Haiti's health ministry has said that the country has been hit by an outbreak of the Zika virus, a mosquito-borne ailment similar to dengue fever that is rapidly spreading through the Caribbean.

WICB agrees to December 4 meeting with CARICOM

WICB agrees to December 4 meeting with CARICOM

WICB president Dave Cameron said governments should not influence the decisions of independent sporting organisations.

Slow start as Haiti votes for new president

Haitians began voting on Sunday for a new president -- with a choice of 54 candidates -- as the poorest country in the Americas seeks to shed chronic political instability and get back on its feet.

Sushma Swaraj meets Caribbean, Latin American ministers to push for UNSC reform

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met with two groups of Caribbean and Latin American foreign ministers Wednesday as part of India's campaign to win support for Security Council reform.

India cements ties with Caribbean, Latin American nations

India on Wednesday cemented its links with Caribbean and Latin American nations as External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj held separate meetings with leaders of the two major blocs of the region.

Tropical Storm Erika lashes Caribbean islands, heads for Florida

Tropical Storm Erika threatened Haiti and the Dominican Republic with heavy rain and strong winds on Friday as it swirled across the Caribbean and geared up for a run at south Florida, the US National Hurricane Centre said.

Tropical storm Erika takes aim at Caribbean

Tropical storm Erika took aim at the Caribbean and storm warnings went up in Puerto Rico and in several other islands in anticipation of heavy rains, US forecasters said.

Danny downgraded to tropical depression as it reaches Caribbean

US forecasters downgraded Danny, the first hurricane of the Atlantic season, to a tropical depression Monday as it reached the Caribbean.

Caribbean on alert over underwater volcano activity

Caribbean on alert over underwater volcano activity

The Seismic Research Center of the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago issued an alert about elevated activity at Kick 'em-Jenny, an underwater volcano located near Grenada and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Jamaica stuns USA 2-1 to reach Gold Cup final

Jamaica stuns USA 2-1 to reach Gold Cup final

Jamaica`s "Reggae Boyz" stunned defending champion United States 2-1 Wednesday in a Gold Cup semi-final, becoming the first Caribbean squad to reach the final by shocking the heavily favored hosts.

Hundreds arrested in Dutch protests over Caribbean man`s death in custody

 Some 200 demonstrators were arrested overnight in the Dutch city of The Hague after clashes with police sparked by the death of a Caribbean man in police custody, authorities said Friday.