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24 presumed dead in Dominica
Reports out of Dominica indicate that 15 residents from the southern community of Pointe Michel are presumed dead as a result of Hurricane Maria which devastated the island of Dominica on Monday night. A resident of the community described the situation there as one of total devastation. "15 dead, 90 per cent of roofs gone. All movement out of Pointe Mitchel is by foot" he said   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria's death toll climbs in Dominica
ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) — The Barbados-based Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) is reporting that at least six people were killed when a powerful Hurricane Maria slammed into the island on Monday. In fact, a state of emergency has since been declared in the island following the devastation caused by the hurricane. In a statement yesterday, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said the Commonwealth of Dominica is still isolated with no means of communications and transportation connections to the neighbouring islands   Read More ...
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Dominica knocked to its knees by Hurricane Maria's might
Over Dominica, in the Caribbean (CNN)Hurricane Maria's first victim was Dominica, and it was clear from a flight Wednesday over the island nation that the storm showed absolutely no mercy. This Caribbean island of 73,000 residents is -- or was -- a place of lush greenery, punctuated by waterfalls and rain forests. But nearly two days after Maria made landfall, killing at least seven, an aerial survey showed that nearly every tree was touched -- thousands snapped and strewn across the landscape -- and the island was stripped of vegetation   Read More ...
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Barbados will continue to assist Dominica
As the first Barbados Coast Guard vessel arrived in Dominica this morning, Prime Minister Freundel Stuart pledged Barbados’ commitment to assisting the hurricane-ravaged island in its recovery efforts. The Prime Minister, who has responsibility for Defence and Security, said that Barbados would continue to send vessels with supplies and personnel to the island for as long as was necessary. Stuart extended condolences to the Government and people of Dominica in respect of the loss of life   Read More ...
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Emergency workers rush to Dominica after Hurricane Maria devastates the island
Relief agencies reached the hard-hit Caribbean nation of Dominica by air and sea on Wednesday after a direct hit by Hurricane Maria caused massive damage to homes and buildings, washed out roads, upended water pipelines and left at least seven people dead. Officials estimated that 70 to 80 percent of Dominica’s structures sustained storm damage, ranging from ripped-off roofs to near-total destruction   Read More ...
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Dominica severely damaged by Hurricane Maria, 6 reported dead
The Barbados based Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) is reporting that at least six people were killed when Hurricane Maria slammed into the island on Monday. CDEMA says the storm has left behind billions of dollars in damages. While communication has been limited, CDEMA’s Executive Director, Ronald Jackson, told reporters that amateur radio operations said the storm had claimed six lives   Read More ...
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Prime Minister of Dominica declares state of emergency
A state of emergency has been declared in Dominica following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. In a statement on Wednesday, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said the Commonwealth of Dominica was still isolated with no means of communications and transportation connections to the neghbouring islands. Skerrit said the French government was sending a helicopter to the devastated country to provide assistance and facilitate the evaluation of the situation   Read More ...
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Caribbean mobilises to help Dominica
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Member States within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) are preparing to offer assistance to Dominica following the passage of Hurricane Maria late Monday. According to CARICOM Chairman, Dr Keith Mitchell, who is also Prime Minister of Grenada, the situation is a challenging one. “It is clear that we have a tremendous challenge on our hands, in the Caribbean region as a whole,” said Mitchell who was responding to the effects of Hurricane Maria in Dominica   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria Hits Puerto Rico After Slamming Dominica
One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday, tearing off roofs and sending doors flying from hinges as officials warned Hurricane Maria would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Maria, which has killed at least nine in the Caribbean, made landfall early Wednesday in the southeast coastal town of Yabucoa as a Category 3 storm with winds of 155 mph (250 kph) winds, and it was expected to punish the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria causes major damage in Dominica
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Facebook Email Hurricane Maria causes major damage in Dominica Hurricane Maria causes major damage in Dominica Video provided by AFP. Sent! Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.   Read More ...
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Estas son las islas afectadas por el temible huracán María
Desde la Dominica. hasta Puerto Rico. , el huracán María ha afectado varias islas caribeñas que dependen fundamentalmente del turismo y que en varios casos ya han sido golpeadas por el paso de Irma hace dos semanas. Dominica Situada entre Martinica y Guadalupe. , esta ex colonia británica, independizada en 1978, es un territorio de unos 750 km2 (73.000 habitantes). Ya fue devastada por el huracán David en 1979 y por la tempestad tropical Erika en 2015   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria pounds Puerto Rico after killing 7 people in Dominica
Hurricane Maria pummeled Puerto Rico on Wednesday morning, ripping trees out of the ground and hammering two-thirds of the island with hurricane-force winds. "This is total devastation," said Carlos Mercader, a spokesman for Puerto Rico's governor. "Puerto Rico, in terms of the infrastructure, will not be the same. ... This is something of historic proportions." Seven deaths on the Caribbean island nation of Dominica were blamed on the hurricane, said Gaston Browne, the Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria pounds Puerto Rico after killing 7 people in Dominica
Hurricane Maria pummeled Puerto Rico on Wednesday morning, ripping trees out of the ground and hammering two-thirds of the island with hurricane-force winds. “This is total devastation,” said Carlos Mercader, a spokesman for Puerto Rico’s governor. “Puerto Rico, in terms of the infrastructure, will not be the same. … This is something of historic proportions.” Seven deaths on the Caribbean island nation of Dominica were blamed on the hurricane, said Gaston Browne, the Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda   Read More ...
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Dominica y Guadalupe golpeadas por huracán María | Diario El Mundo
El huracán María, de categoría 5, se cobró su primera víctima en la isla francesa de Guadalupe, en su paso por la región del Caribe en dirección hacia Islas Vírgenes y Puerto Rico, informaron ayer medios regionales. La información, todavía sin confirmar oficialmente, apunta a que un hombre murió en Guadalupe por ignorar las órdenes de permanecer en refugio y que el motivo es que fue golpeado por un árbol que cayó por la fuerza de los vientos que azotan la zona   Read More ...
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Huracán María llega a Puerto Rico tras arrasar Dominica
Uno de los huracanes más potentes en la historia de Puerto Rico tocó tierra en la isla a primera hora del miércoles. Las autoridades advirtieron que el huracán María podría diezmar las ya de por sí decadentes infraestructuras de la empresa eléctrica y podría obligar al gobierno a reconstruir docenas de comunidades. María tocó tierra a primera hora de la mañana en la localidad costera de Yabucoa convertido en un huracán de categoría 4, con vientos de 250 kilómetros por hora (155 millas por hora), y se espera que azote la isla con sus potentes vientos durante entre 12 y 24 horas, según las previsiones   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica
By DANICA COTO Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday, tearing off roofs and sending doors flying from hinges as officials warned Hurricane Maria would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Maria, which has killed at least nine in the Caribbean, made landfall early Wednesday in the southeast coastal town of Yabucoa as a Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph (250 kph) winds, and it was expected to punish the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 10:06AM One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday, tearing off roofs and sending doors flying from hinges as officials warned Hurricane Maria would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Maria, which has killed at least nine in the Caribbean, made landfall early Wednesday in the southeast coastal town of Yabucoa as a Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph (250 kph) winds, and it was expected to punish the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday, tearing off roofs and sending doors flying from hinges as officials warned Hurricane Maria would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Maria, which has killed at least nine in the Caribbean, made landfall early Wednesday in the southeast coastal town of Yabucoa as a Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph (250 kph) winds, and it was expected to punish the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said   Read More ...
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Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday, tearing off roofs and sending doors flying from hinges as officials warned Hurricane Maria would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Maria, which has killed at least nine in the Caribbean, made landfall early Wednesday in the southeast coastal town of Yabucoa as a Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph (250 kph) winds, and it was expected to punish the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday as officials warned it would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Maria made landfall early Wednesday in the southeast coastal town of Yabucoa as a Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph (250 kph) winds, and it was expected to punish the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica
ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) -- Dominica's leader sent out an emotional plea for help as Hurricane Maria smashed into the Caribbean island and caused "mind-boggling" devastation, but an ominous silence followed as the country lost all communications on Tuesday and the Category 5 hurricane took aim at Puerto Rico. As rain began lashing the U.S. territory Tuesday afternoon, Puerto Rico's governor warned that Maria could hit "with a force and violence that we haven't seen for several generations   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico | One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday as officials warned it would decimate the power company’s crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Maria made landfall early Wednesday in the southeast coastal town of Yabucoa as a Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph (250 kph) winds, and it was expected to punish the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday as officials warned it would decimate the power company’s crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Maria made landfall early Wednesday in the southeast coastal town of Yabucoa as a Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph (250 kph) winds, and it was expected to punish the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica
By DANICA COTO Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday as officials warned it would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Maria made landfall early Wednesday in the southeast coastal town of Yabucoa as a Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph (250 kph) winds, and it was expected to punish the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday as officials warned it would decimate the power company’s crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Maria made landfall early Wednesday in the southeast coastal town of Yabucoa as a Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph (250 kph) winds, and it was expected to punish the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria makes landfall on Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica
One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday as officials warned it would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Maria made landfall early Wednesday in the southeast coastal town of Yabucoa as a Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph (250 kph) winds, and it was expected to punish the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday as officials warned it would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Maria made landfall early Wednesday in the southeast coastal town of Yabucoa as a Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph (250 kph) winds, and it was expected to punish the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday as officials warned it would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Maria made landfall early Wednesday in the southeast coastal town of Yabucoa as a Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph (250 kph) winds, and it was expected to punish the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday as officials warned it would decimate the power company’s crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Maria made landfall early Wednesday in the southeast coastal town of Yabucoa as a Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph (250 kph) winds, and it was expected to punish the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica
One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday as officials warned it would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Maria made landfall early Wednesday in the southeast coastal town of Yabucoa as a Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph winds, and it was expected to punish the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica - | WBTV Charlotte
By DANICA COTO Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday as officials warned it would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Maria made landfall early Wednesday in the southeast coastal town of Yabucoa as a Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph (250 kph) winds, and it was expected to punish the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica
Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico faced Wednesday what officials said could be the strongest hurricane to ever hit the U.S. territory as they warned it would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Maria barreled toward the island with 155 mph (250 kph) winds and was expected to make landfall Wednesday midmorning along Puerto Rico's southeast coast as a Category 4 storm, punishing the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday as officials warned it would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Maria made landfall early Wednesday in the southeast coastal town of Yabucoa as a Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph (250 kph) winds, and it was expected to punish the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria makes landfall on Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica
One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday as officials warned it would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Maria made landfall early Wednesday in the southeast coastal town of Yabucoa as a Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph (250 kph) winds, and it was expected to punish the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria makes landfall on Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica
One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday as officials warned it would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Maria made landfall early Wednesday in the southeast coastal town of Yabucoa as a Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph (250 kph) winds, and it was expected to punish the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica
One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday as officials warned it would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Maria made landfall early Wednesday in the southeast coastal town of Yabucoa as a Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph (250 kph) winds, and it was expected to punish the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday as officials warned it would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Maria made landfall early Wednesday in the southeast coastal town of Yabucoa as a Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph (250 kph) winds, and it was expected to punish the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday as officials warned it would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Maria made landfall early Wednesday in the southeast coastal town of Yabucoa as a Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph (250 kph) winds, and it was expected to punish the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria makes landfall on Puerto Rico
Related Coverage UPDATE: Hurricane Maria makes landfall on Puerto Rico. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico faced Wednesday what officials said could be the strongest hurricane to ever hit the U.S. territory as they warned it would decimate the power company’s crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Maria barreled toward the island with 155 mph (250 kph) winds and was expected to make landfall Wednesday midmorning along Puerto Rico’s southeast coast as a Category 4 storm, punishing the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 06:06AM Puerto Rico faced Wednesday what officials said could be the strongest hurricane to ever hit the U.S. territory as they warned it would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Maria barreled toward the island with 155 mph (250 kph) winds and was expected to make landfall Wednesday midmorning along Puerto Rico's southeast coast as a Category 4 storm, punishing the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said   Read More ...
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