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Storm pummels Caribbean, takes aim at Puerto Rico

Added: 21.01.2021 19:19 | 0 views | 0 comments

Officials in Puerto Rico say they are concerned about landslides and widespread flooding.


‘Ghost Ship’ Washes Ashore In Ireland After Drifting At Sea For A Year

Added: 17.02.2020 18:23 | 2 views | 0 comments

Thanks to strong winter storms that kicked up high winds in the region, a "ghost ship" has washed ashore in , following a year drifting aimlessly at sea after its crew abandoned it. According to officials are warning the public to stay away from the wreckage.
Back in 2018, the 253-foot MV Alta - which at the time was already well over 40 years old - was damaged off the coast of Bermuda. Unable to make repairs, the crew abandoned the vessel and was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard, which took them safely to Puerto Rico. The craft was meant to be towed to Guyana.
However, the boat never made it there and was believed to have been hijacked by bandits. What happened after that is unclear; but by August 2019, it had been found by a Royal Navy ship, HMS Protector, floating aimlessly in the mid-Atlantic.


A Look At The Health Crisis In Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

Added: 21.10.2017 22:55 | 1 views | 0 comments

A month after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, millions of residents still don't have access to electricity or proper health care, and bacteria in the water have exposed many people to disease.


FEMA Chief Defends Puerto Rico Response: 'Logistically Challenging' Event

Added: 26.09.2017 20:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

The White House defended its response to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico on Tuesday, with FEMA Administrator Brock Long saying there are more than a dozen ships in the area and the agency has put in place millions of meals and gallons of fresh water as it continues to improve...

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