Caribbean

US Navy destroyer in Caribbean sees significant coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak - officials

The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said that over a dozen sailors had tested positive for the virus. Given the size of ship, usually only a few hundred sailors, an outbreak like this is likely to cause concern and raise questions about whether it would have to return to the United States.

Apr 25, 2020, 12:30 PM IST

Zee TV - the only connect to the Indian culture for the people of Caribbean!

The first ship that brought these labourers from India was called “Fatel Razack”, arriving in 1845 after a journey of five months, carrying 225 Indians, mostly in their 20s.

Feb 25, 2020, 11:28 AM IST

Zee TV and Shiv Shakti dance group come together to promote Indian culture in the Caribbean

Founded by Michael Salickram in 1987, Shiv Shakti Dance Group has won accolades everywhere they have performed & concocted sensations especially in North America, The Caribbean & India.

Nov 28, 2019, 13:41 PM IST

Windies in strong position after day two of first Test against England

18 wickets fell on a Kensington Oval pitch that despite the carnage seemed quite decent for batting, as England were bowled out for 77, the lowest ever Test score in Bridgetown.

Jan 25, 2019, 10:07 AM IST

England look to retain third Test spot in Windies series

England’s challenge starts in Bridgetown with the Joe Root-led side knowing that they have to win by at least a 1-0 margin to remain ahead of fourth-ranked New Zealand.

Jan 22, 2019, 10:14 AM IST

Priyanka Chopra-Nick Jonas's Caribbean honeymoon looks dreamy—Watch

The newlywed couple is chilling by the pool, letting their hair loose and clicking pictures at the beautiful backdrop.

Jan 11, 2019, 10:17 AM IST

Latin America, Caribbean most violent region for women in the world: UN

Latin America and the Caribbean is the most violent region in the world for women, the United Nations said, highlighting Central America and Mexico as particularly dangerous.

Nov 23, 2017, 12:30 PM IST

Hurricane Irma death toll rises to 72 in Florida

Hurricane Irma killed 72 people in Florida when it battered the southern state on September 10, according to an updated death toll that includes figures from individual counties.

Sep 27, 2017, 08:01 AM IST

New York Gov Cuomo pledges state aid effort for Puerto Rico

Lopez, co-chair of the Empire State Relief & Recovery Effort, urged people to support Puerto Rico, the Caribbean and Mexico with donations and contributions.

Sep 25, 2017, 05:58 AM IST

Dam fails in Puerto Rico, 70,000 told to evacuate

"All Areas surrounding the Guajataca River should evacuate NOW. Their lives are in DANGER!," the service said in a tweet. Flooding has already begun downstream, it said.

Sep 23, 2017, 22:49 PM IST

Hurricane Maria floods Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico

The storm hit at a time of financial troubles in Puerto Rico, which is facing the largest municipal debt crisis in US history.

 

Sep 22, 2017, 00:00 AM IST

Hurricane Maria bears down on battered Caribbean

Guadeloupe was on "red alert" Monday with schools, businesses and government offices ordered to close, as was neighbouring Martinique, which is also part of France. Each has a population of around 400,000 people.

Sep 18, 2017, 19:19 PM IST

Hurricane Maria bears down on storm-battered eastern Caribbean

The Category Five Irma left around 40 people dead in the Caribbean before churning west and pounding Florida, where at least 20 people were killed.

Sep 18, 2017, 15:29 PM IST

Hurricane Maria seen strengthening into major hurricane in next two days

Maria`s strength was building as it approached the Lesser Antilles, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said, estimating its winds near 90 miles per hour (145 kph).

Sep 18, 2017, 12:21 PM IST

170 Indians evacuated from hurricane Irma-hit Sint Maarten

As many as 170 Indians have been evacuated from the hurricane Irma-hit Sint Maarten and brought to the Caribbean island of Curacao by special flights chartered by the Indian government.

Sep 13, 2017, 11:17 AM IST

Officials urge patience as Florida towns re-open after Irma

At least one other possibly storm-related fatal car crash was reported on Sunday in Orange County, Florida. On Monday, two people were killed by falling trees in two Atlanta suburbs, according to local authorities.

 

Sep 12, 2017, 18:40 PM IST

Hurricane Irma floods northeast Florida, leaves millions without power

Downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, Irma flooded several northern Florida cities with heavy rain and a high surge of seawater on Monday, as residents of the part of the state first walloped by the storm tried to return to their homes.

Sep 11, 2017, 22:49 PM IST

Cuban government says 10 people killed by Hurricane Irma

A statement from civil defence authorities said the victims perished due to various causes such as accidents.

Sep 11, 2017, 18:53 PM IST

Barbuda devastated after hit by Hurricane Irma

Homes, shops and government buildings were destroyed when Hurricane Irma slammed the Caribbean island of Barbuda this week, while a huge stretch of its once glorious 11-mile west coast beach has been wiped out.

Sep 09, 2017, 22:42 PM IST

Hurricane Irma makes landfall in Cuba as Category 5

Jose, expected to reach the northeastern Caribbean on Saturday, was an extremely dangerous storm nearing Category 5 status, with winds of up to 155 mph (250 kph), the NHC said on Friday. 

Sep 09, 2017, 09:43 AM IST