September 24, 2017

24 Sep Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 2 H/canes (Atlantic)

Sep 24 Sun 2017 Tropical Report Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Hurricane Maria, located a few hundred miles east-northeast of Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas, […]

23 Sep Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 H/cane, 1 TS (Atlantic

Sep 23 Sat 2017 Tropical Report Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Hurricane Maria, located a few hundred miles east of Nassau, Bahamas, and on Tropical Storm […]

22 Sep Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 H/cane, 1 PTC (Atlantic)

Sep 22 Fri 2017 Tropical Report Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Post-Tropical Cyclone Jose, located a little over a hundred miles southeast of Nantucket, Massachusetts, and […]

ALA Disaster Relief Fund to support Caribbean islands, Mexico, Puerto Rico, library rebuilding efforts

CHICAGO – The American Library Association (ALA) and the library community are supporting response and recovery efforts for libraries damaged by Hurricane Maria and the recent earthquake in Mexico through the ALA Disaster Relief Fund. “We extend our thoughts and prayers to everyone who has been affected by Hurricane Maria and the earthquake in Mexico,” […]

Caribbean, USGC hurricanes could result in USGC fuel oil glut: sources

From Platts Houston (Platts) An active hurricane season this summer in the Caribbean region has put strain on fuel oil storage and interrupted normal flows, which could result in an influx of supply headed to the US Gulf Coast, sources said. The landfalls of hurricanes Irma and Maria over the past two weeks damaged several […]

WeirFoulds supports hurricane relief efforts in the Caribbean

By Nadia Chiesa, Kayla Theeuwen, Frank E. Walwyn From WeirFoulds WeirFoulds is deeply saddened by the recent devastation in the Caribbean in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Our Caribbean practice group works in and travels to a number of the affected jurisdictions, including the British Virgin Islands, Antigua and Barbuda, and Dominica.  Many […]

Caribbean Hurricane Relief

From Caribbean Community Foundation The 2017 hurricane season has been one of the most intense on record. In less than a month, islands throughout the Caribbean were hit with three Category 5 and one Category 4 storm that devastated the region. Places like Barbuda and St. Martin saw more than 95% of all structures destroyed, […]

21 Sep Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 H/cane, 1 TS, 1 Dist (Atlantic)

Sep 21 Thu 2017 Tropical Report Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 200 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Jose, located a couple of hundred miles southeast of Nantucket, Massachusetts, and on […]

Hurricanes may threaten future of tourism in Caribbean islands

By Amber Grigley From abc3340 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —  Just weeks apart, two Category 5 storms have impacted the Caribbean Islands. For an entire region that depends on tourism, this is a major blow. Those planning cruises this fall might have their travel plans impacted as well. With back-to-back storms ravaging some of their most booked […]

Cruise passengers who joined relief effort in Caribbean return home

Cruise ship passengers who unexpectedly spent more than two weeks helping Hurricane Irma victims are finally going home. Royal Caribbean sent some of its ships to the Caribbean to help with the relief effort. One of them, the Majesty of the Seas, was in the middle of a five-day cruise when the focus of the […]