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Felix strengthening in the Eastern Caribbean

At 800 am ast...1200z...the center of Tropical Storm Felix was located near latitude 12.4 north longitude 62.8 west or about 75 miles-120 km west-northwest of Grenada. Read More

Musical Alliance between Cuba and Jamaica

The project, which combines traditional Cuban rhythms with Jamaican Ska, had a great impact in numerous European festivals Read More

Operation Miracle: a true remedy

Over the past four years and through August 8, 750,635 persons had been operated on for cataracts. Previous blood tests, refraction studies, clinical examination, medicines, lodging, food and medical treatment, plus the surgery itself, are completely free thanks to the cooperation program of the Bolivarian Alternative for The Americas (ALBA) promoted by Cuba and Venezuela. Read More

Cuba back to normal after hurricane threat

According to the latest report from the Weather Forecasting Institute, Hurricane Dean will not directly affect the island, therefore the country has returned to normal, said the notice. Read More

Jamaica bloodied but unbowed

Prime Minister calls for a national day of thanksgiving after Hurricane Dean spares the island its full fury Read More

Bulletin Hurricane Dean advisory number 31, Extremely dangerous Hurricane Dean expected to strike Yucatan

At 500 pm edt-2100z the center of Hurricane Dean was located near latitude 18.2 north longitude 84.2 west or about 270 miles-435 km east of Chetumal Mexico. Dean is moving toward the west near 20 mph-32 km/hr and a westward or west-northwestward motion is expected over the next 24 hours. On this track the center of the hurricane is expected to make landfall on the Yucatan peninsula very early tuesday morning. Read More

Powerful Hurricane Dean menaces Jamaica

Jamaican soldiers and police patrolled the capital Kingston to prevent looting while the government declared a 48-hour curfew in industrial areas and bussed people to evacuation centers. Mudslides were reported north of Kingston and in the northeast parish of St. Mary. Read More

From Jamaica. On hurricane watch

Jamaica would suffer a devastating blow from Hurricane Dean. Whichever path it takes today, whether a direct hit on the island as forecast by meteorologists, or veering slightly to the north or south, the country is still likely to suffer significant damage to its physical infrastructure. Read More

Bulletin Hurricane Dean intermediate advisory number 25a , Outer bands of Dean about to reach Jamaica.

At 800 am edt 1200z the center of hurricane Dean was located near latitude 16.8 north, longitude 74.3 west or about 180 miles- 295 km east-southeast of Kingston Jamaica. Dean is moving toward the west-northwest near 18 mph-30 km/hr and this general motion is expected to continue for the next 24 hours. On this track the core of the hurricane will be very near Jamaica later today. Read More

Dean intermediate advisory number 23a, Center of Dean passing south of the Dominican Republic.

At 8:00 p.m. the eye of hurricane Dean was located near latitude 16.0 north longitude 71.0 west or about 405 miles-650 km east-southeast of Kingston Jamaica and about 165 miles-265 km south-southwest of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. Read More

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