People complain of Airline price gouging ahead of Hurricane Irma

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Travelers trying to leave cities in Hurricane Irma’s path are facing exorbitant flight prices, and are accusing airlines of price gouging. Twitter user @LeighDow, who tried to leave Miami, Fla. for Phoenix, Ariz. Wednesday, shared an image on Twitter showing that a Delta flight making two stops had gone from $547.50 to $3,258.50 in price. Read More

Hurricane Irma: Powerful storm now blamed for 3 deaths

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Florida braces as Irma threatens Related content (CNN) – Hurricane Irma — one of the strongest storms ever recorded in the Atlantic — is battering the northern Virgin Islands and hurtling toward Puerto Rico after smashing a string of small northern Caribbean islands, where at least three people were killed. The storm is one of Read More

Dominica’s Geothermal Dream About to Become Reality

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Caribbean Climate Wire, Climate Change, Development & Aid, Energy, Featured, Headlines, Latin America & the Caribbean, Projects Dominica says it plans to establish a small geothermal plant despite a few “hiccups’’ with investors. Credit: Charles Jong ROSEAU, Dominica, Sep 6 2017 (IPS) – The tiny Caribbean island of Dominica has moved one step closer to Read More

Several deaths blamed on Irma

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Irma destroys camera in St. Maarten Related Content Hurricane Irma — one of the strongest storms ever recorded in the Atlantic — is battering the northern Virgin Islands and hurtling toward Puerto Rico after smashing a string of small northern Caribbean islands, where at least three people were killed. The storm is one of three Read More

Hurricane Irma makes landfall in Caribbean islands

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San Juan, Puerto Rico: Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, churned across northern Caribbean islands on Wednesday with a potentially catastrophic mix of fierce winds, surf and rain, en route to a possible Florida landfall at the weekend. Packing peak winds of 298 kilometres per hour, the hurricane passed Read More

Watch: Hurricane Irma batters St Martin – bearing down on Virgin Islands

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Monster Hurricane Irma hammered the Caribbean island of St Martin today as it packed a potentially catastrophic mix of pounding winds and rain and surging surf that was expected to make landfall in Florida over the weekend The eye of potentially catastrophic category 5 Hurricane Irma is now closing in on the Virgin Islands, the Read More

Who are the ‘Dreamers’ whose dreams have been deferred? You might be surprised

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Long ago, it seems, Congress gave up on the idea of adopting comprehensive immigration reform. The debate over what to do about millions of people who are in the U.S. illegally was just too hard. President Trump said he wanted to deport them and build a wall that would keep them from coming back. So Read More

Princess Juliana St Maarten Airport devastated by Hurricane Irma

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The storm tore through thePrincess Juliana Airport Building building (Image: Twitter) (MIRROR.CO.UK).-St Maarten’s world famous airport, where planes fly just above tourists’ heads, has been devastated by Hurricane Irma. Terrifying footage shows the moment the 185mph storm ripped through Princess Juliana International Airport, destroying safety fences and battering nearby Maho beach. Sand was flung onto the runway Read More

Princess Juliana St Maarten Airport devastated by Hurricane Irma

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The storm tore through thePrincess Juliana Airport Building building (Image: Twitter) (MIRROR.CO.UK).-St Maarten’s world famous airport, where planes fly just above tourists’ heads, has been devastated by Hurricane Irma. Terrifying footage shows the moment the 185mph storm ripped through Princess Juliana International Airport, destroying safety fences and battering nearby Maho beach. Sand was flung onto the runway Read More

Berbice Chamber, police agree to set up outposts to stem crime

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‘B’ Division Commander, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Paul Williams outlining security plans for the Region Six. On Wednesday 30th August, 2017 Assistant Commissioner Paul Williams, Corporal 21741 Bacchus (Divisional Correspondent) and Woman Constable 21321 Brutus met with members of the Berbice Chamber of Commerce at their office to hold discussions as it relates to the Read More