Hurricane Irma

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Long journey home: the stranded sailboats in a race to beat the hurricanes
Covid-19 has marooned people living on small boats worldwide. Now hundreds of anxious sailors are preparing to make dangerous voyages home across the Atlantic

Susan Smillie

12, May, 2020 @6:00 AM

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The case for bailing out Thomas Cook | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to the collapse of the travel company


24, Sep, 2019 @5:54 PM

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What if the Caribbean refused royal visits until reparations were paid? | Nalini Mohabir
Charles and Camilla are the latest to arrive and help whitewash the injustices of slavery and empire, says Nalini Mohabir of Ryerson University, Toronto

Nalini Mohabir

20, Mar, 2019 @3:55 PM

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From Harvey to Michael: how America's year of major hurricanes unfolded
The past year has been marked by storms of record ferocity, apocalyptic damage and thousands of deaths

Oliver Milman

16, Oct, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Caribbean states beg Trump to grasp climate change threat: 'War has come to us'
As warming temperatures caused by climate change is strengthening hurricanes, leaders in the region plead with Trump to rejoin the Paris climate deal

Oliver Milman

07, Aug, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Work on Caribbean island airport halted by court ruling
Critics say airport and resort would do more ecological harm to Barbuda than Hurricane Irma

Diane Taylor

02, Aug, 2018 @7:09 PM

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Britain 'will strengthen response to hurricanes in Caribbean'
Foreign secretary Boris Johnson plans improved coordination with other countries

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

04, Jul, 2018 @4:07 PM

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Lloyd’s of London slides to £2bn loss after major hurricanes
Insurance market moves into the red for first time in six years as earthquakes also make impact

Julia Kollewe

21, Mar, 2018 @3:45 PM

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An Island Parish: After the Hurricane review – battered Anguilla keeps the faith
The usual stroll-around-a-parish format takes on extra poignancy when the programme revisits the Caribbean island in the wake of hurricane Irma

Sam Wollaston

24, Feb, 2018 @6:30 AM

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Weatherwatch: wildlife calls change volume as hurricanes pass
Recent research has recorded how creatures modified their calls in the wake of hurricanes Irma and Maria – with some surprising results

Kate Ravilious

23, Feb, 2018 @9:30 PM

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Harvey was second-most expensive US hurricane on record, official report says
Harvey caused $125bn in damage in year and killed 68 people in year that saw three enormous hurricane-strength storms

Joanna Walters and agencies

25, Jan, 2018 @10:53 PM

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Barbuda fears land rights loss in bid to spread tourism from Antigua
As the tiny island destroyed by a hurricane tries to rebuild, the PM of neighboring Antigua aims to revoke centuries-old rights

Gregory Scruggs in Codrington

27, Dec, 2017 @9:00 AM

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