Category: Latin America

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staffSeptember 21, 2017

Puerto Rico completely without power after Hurricane Maria hits

Hurricane Maria arrived in Puerto Rico early Wednesday — bringing the most severe weather conditions the U.S. territory has seen ...

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staffSeptember 20, 2017

Hurricane Maria hits Virgin Islands and bears down on Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria is edging towards Puerto Rico as the devastating storm continues its north-westerly path across the Caribbean. The eye ...

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staffSeptember 20, 2017

More than 200 die in strong Central Mexico quake

A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing more than 200 people and toppling dozens of buildings in the capital, ...

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staffSeptember 20, 2017

UN: Colombia sees rise in number of forcibly displaced

BOGOTÁ – Some 65,000 people in Colombia were registered as forcibly displaced in the first eight months of 2017, according ...

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staffSeptember 19, 2017

Hurricane Maria regains strength after battering Dominica

The latest major Atlantic hurricane of the season, Maria, has powered back to category five strength after pounding the Caribbean ...

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staffSeptember 18, 2017

Caribbean Islands braces for major new hurricane

Maria is expected to become a dangerous major hurricane as it nears the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean. The category ...

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staffSeptember 9, 2017

Pope Francis addresses violence against women on Colombia visit

Pope Francis has condemned “verbal and physical violence towards women” and called for “respect” while addressing large crowds on a ...

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staffSeptember 8, 2017

Hurricane warnings in northern Leeward Islands as Jose looms

Government officials issued hurricane warnings Friday as Jose took aim at parts of the Leeward Islands days after Hurricane Irma ...

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staffSeptember 8, 2017

Mexico quake death toll rises to 58

The number of people killed by a powerful earthquake off the southern coast of Mexico has risen to at least ...

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staffSeptember 8, 2017

Mexico’s strongest quake in century strikes off southern coast

An earthquake described by Mexico’s president as the country’s strongest in a century has struck off the southern coast, killing ...