Biden says ‘we really are’ ready to help Puerto Rico in tweak of Reagan

President Biden on Thursday proposed updating Ronald Reagan’s famously cynical view of the government – telling New York leaders that officials are “really” going to help the victims Hurricane Fiona in Puerto Rico, “We are increasing federal resources for Puerto Rico,” Biden said at a briefing in Lower Manhattan. “And we’ll do everything, everything we … Read more

Parts of Puerto Rico inaccessible days after Hurricane Fiona

CAGAUS, Puerto Rico – Hurricane Fiona left dozens of families stranded in Puerto Rico after fracturing roads and bridges, with officials still struggling to reach people when the storm lashed US territory, This caused a historic flood. For now, government officials are working with religious groups, nonprofits, and others to prevent landslides, thick mud and … Read more

Hurricane Fiona could reach Category 4, nears Turks and Caicos

At least three people have died in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic after Hurricane Fiona intensified into the Atlantic’s first major hurricane overnight near the Turks and Caicos Islands, according to reports. Hurricane Fiona continues to grow stronger and could reach Category 4 intensity by early Wednesday as it moves toward Bermuda by the … Read more

Hurricane Fiona makes second landfall in Dominican Republic after lashing Puerto Rico

After making landfall along the extreme southwest coast of Puerto Rico on Sunday afternoon, Hurricane Fiona made a second landfall in the east about 12 hours later. Dominican Republic early Monday morning. Maximum sustained winds for Fiona’s first Landslides in Puerto Rico Gusts were estimated at about 85 mph, making it a Category 1 hurricane … Read more

Hurricane Fiona nears Dominican Republic after pounding Puerto Rico

Hurricane Fiona tore through the Dominican Republic on Monday after knocking down power grids and Floods and landslides continue in Puerto RicoWhere the governor said the damage was “devastating”. No deaths have been reported, but US field officials said it was too early to estimate damage from the storm, which forecast torrential rain in Puerto … Read more

Hurricane Fiona leaves one dead as it barrels toward landfall in Puerto Rico

A storm that has already killed one person strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane on Sunday as it moved toward Puerto Rico and threatened to drop heavy rain off the island’s southern coast. President Biden declared an emergency for Puerto Rico on Sunday as FEMA prepared to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona, which … Read more