Commonwealth Of Dominica News
Erika Heads Towards Florida
ABC News's Rob Marciano tracks the latest weather news from around the country.
Erika Dissipates Over Cuba
Tropical Storm Erika dissipated Saturday morning as it pushed over Hispaniola and Cuba. As the storm was moving towards Cuba, it dissipated due to higher terrain and unfavorable atmospheric conditions. The National Hurricane Center canceled all tropical storm watches and warnings related to the
Florida Braces for Tropical Storm Erika
Tropical Storm Erika is veering towards the United States -- its sights set on Florida -- after leaving a path of death and destruction in the Caribbean. The storm soaked Puerto Rico hard and at least four people were killed in the island of Dominica after flash flooding was caused by 15 inches of
Tropical Storm Erika Batters the Caribbean
Tropical storm warnings in effect across the Caribbean islands as the storm heads toward Florida.
How Did a U.S. and Italian-Born Olympic Skiing Couple Represent Dominica in Sochi?
Gary and Angelica Di Silvestri may have seemed like the unlikeliest of Olympians when they appeared during the opening ceremony in Sochi, Russia, to represent the tiny Caribbean island of Dominica in the Winter Olympics. Gary Di Silvestri, 47, a Staten Island native and...
Royal Caribbean Cruisers Ill With Apparent Norovirus
A Royal Caribbean cruise ship has returned to port with more than 100 passengers sickened by a stomach illness thought to be norovirus. Vision of the Seas returned to Port Everglades, Fla., after an 11-night Caribbean cruise. One hundred five passengers and three crew members fell ill, the cruise
University of Virginia Student Killed By Boat Propeller
A senior from the University of Virginia was bludgeoned to death by a boat propeller while swimming off the coast of Dominica, in the Caribbean, during a Semester at Sea. Casey Schulman, 22, of Falls Church, Va., was on a recreational snorkeling trip not organized by the study abroad program when
Gay Cruise Passengers 'Weren't Trying to Put on Show'
Two American men "weren't trying to put on a show for people" when they were spotted allegedly having sex on a cruise ship balcony while the boat was docked at a port on the Caribbean island of Dominica, where they were charged with "buggery." The two pleaded guilty to indecent exposure Thursday, a
Gay Cruise Passengers Arrested for Sex on the Ship
Two Gay Cruise Passengers Arrested in Dominica for Having Gay Sex on Balcony
Forget the Flash. Let's See Your Nectar
A female purple-throated carib isn't just interested in the plumage of a male hummingbird . She also wants to know what he owns. Good looks and a nice personality are secondary. In what is believed to be a unique relationship in the world of birds , a male purple-throated carib doesn't just protect