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Six years before Hurricane Dorian on Green Turtle Cay

Hurricane Dorian – How Best to Help Right Now

Hurricane Dorian wreaked unfathomable destruction on Grand Bahama Island and the Abacos. Right now, today, this is the very best way you can help.
Iconic San Juan sentry box, Puerto Rico | Credit: Zach Stadler
🇵🇷Puerto Rico

Up Next: Delving Into Post-Disaster Recovery in Puerto Rico

On my last visit to Puerto Rico, just five months post-Maria, I didn't stay long enough to get a sense of the recovery. This trip will be different.
🇻🇮St. Croix

The Greening of St. Croix’s Jack and Isaac Bays Preserve

The Jack and Isaac Bays Preserve on St. Croix has never looked so alive and green. Brilliant waters lining secluded white sand beaches. You may never see nature more magnificently in the midst of renewal.
Orient Beach, just after Irma | Credit: Malaika Maxwell
St. Martin/St. Maarten

Orient Beach After Irma

It's a little strange seeing it this way... Orient Beach, St. Martin, completely devoid of any and all signs of beachy fun accoutrements.
Healing Cinnamon Bay, St. John | Photo credit: Steve Simonsen
🇻🇮St. John

Post-Hurricane Irma Healing on Cinnamon Bay, St. John

The healing inherent in this particular image extends beyond the usual beachy comforts. What you see is St. John, the island itself, healing.
Grand Case, still stunning just a few weeks after Hurricane Irma
St. Martin/St. Maarten

What Hurricane Irma Couldn’t Take From St. Martin

While the devastating Cat 5 Hurricane Irma exacted a heavy toll in St. Martin, it certainly didn't take everything. No storm ever does.
A hurricane often breeds more than destruction and despair | Credit: Flickr user Carlos Mendoza Lima

A Silver Lining to Hurricane Season

As most any Granny or Tanti throughout our islands would surely confirm, you can always expect a bit of a baby boom nine months after a hurricane hits.
Soufiere, Dominica before the storm | Credit: Images Dominica

Soufriere, Dominica Before The Storm

There's something wrong with this picture of Soufriere, the seaside town in southern Dominica. Anyone who's ever visited would spot the problem instantly.
Calm before Hurricane Irma in the Dominican Republic
🇩🇴Dominican Republic

Calm Before the Chaos of Hurricane Irma in the Dominican Republic

Hurricane Irma was a day or so away; Hurricane Maria, just a few weeks beyond that. The lives of so many of our loved ones would soon be forever changed.