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Montevideo, November 19th 2017 - 14:19 UTC

Tag: hurricane Irma Cuba

  • Thursday, October 5th 2017 - 08:36 UTC

    Caribbean Islands open and fully operational for cruise passengers

    “We are open and welcoming visitors,” said Racquel Brown, CEO of the St. Kitts Tourism Authority.

    More than 40 islands visited by cruise ships on Caribbean itineraries have a message they want to share: They are open, fully operational, welcoming ships full of cruise passengers and hoping more will follow. Included are places that saw some damage from the September hurricanes but have already recovered.

  • Sunday, September 10th 2017 - 12:53 UTC

    Update regarding Irma’s impact over the Caribbean Islands.

    Assessments are still coming in from the impact of Hurricane Irma on a number of Caribbean countries in the northern Leeward Islands and the northern Caribbean with warnings and watches still in place for a few countries in Irma’s path. Additionally, due to the projected path of Hurricane Jose, a category 4 storm, tropical storm and hurricane watches and warnings have been issued for some countries in the northern Leeward Islands.

  • Sunday, September 10th 2017 - 08:25 UTC

    Hurricane Irma forces the evacuation of 6.4 million people in Florida

    In one of the biggest evacuations ever ordered in the U.S., about 6.4 million people in Florida — one-quarter of the state’s population — were warned to leave

    Hurricane Irma’s leading edge swirled toward Florida state with 195 km/h winds Saturday on a projected new track that could expose Tampa — not Miami — to a direct hit. Tampa has not taken a head-on blow from a major hurricane in nearly a century.