The third tropical storm of the season, Chantal, formed Tuesday morning after Tropical Depression 3, which formed last night, intensified. Chantal was located south of Halifax and poses no threat to land. Forecasters are carefully watching a disturbance 700 miles east of the southern Caribbean which can pose a threat by early next week.
Tropical Depression 3 formed late Monday night between the US east coast and Bermuda but poses no threat to land at this time. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Centre in Miami are also watching an area east of the Caribbean which could become a tropical depression shortly.
Hurricane forecasters are closely monitoring two disturbances in the Atlantic which are showing signs of organising and have the potential to develop into tropical depressions. One is located west of Bermuda and the other east of Barbados.
A bus which crashed, killing six and injuring 37 Sunday may have had brake failure. One of the 37 injured who was discharged from hospital Monday told reporters that this appeared to be the case as the bus careened down the steep and dangerous Horse Hill.
Former Opposition leader has disagreed with a ruling of the High Court reaffirming that he cannot retake his parliamentary seat without an election and is taking the matter to the Appeal Court.
The government of Dominica has slashed in half excise taxes on fuel for electricity and it is expected that the cost of power should fall by about six per cent.
The cause of the accident which killed six and injured 37 Sunday is this morning the focus of investigators. It was one of the worst traffic accidents in the history of the island.
West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has joined Durham, the English county announced.
Guyana is looking forward to a ruling by the UN tribunal next month on a feud with neighboring Suriname.
A rape charge against an 85-year-old Hindu religious leader has been dismissed by a Trinidad court after police claimed they could find no evidence to support the allegation.
Jamaica police in Kingston Central are on alert after gunmen threw Molotov cocktail bombs at three houses early Sunday.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon will pay official visits to Haiti and Barbados this week.
Tony Blair is on his 5th luxury vacation to Barbados at the Sugar Hill mansion of friend Sir Cliff Richards.
After weathering the storm for 10 weeks with her old faithful Umbrella-ella-ella, the reign in the UK came to an end after British fans decided to focus on Timbaland’s The Way I Are.