DOMINICA

Hurricane leaves 15 dead in Dominica – PM

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At least 15 people are dead and 20 others are missing on Dominica after Hurricane Maria, the Caribbean island’s prime minister has said. It was a miracle that the death toll was not in the hundreds, PM Roosevelt Skerrit tearfully told a local television station. He added the island is “going to need all the Read More

24 presumed dead in Dominica – report

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Hurricane Maria devastation on Dominica (Photo via Caribbean Tourism Organization) (Barbados Nation) Reports out of Dominica indicate that 15 residents from the southern community of Pointe Michel are presumed dead as a result of Hurricane Maria which devastated the island of Dominica on Monday night. A resident of the community described the situation there as Read More

Terrifying Hurricane Maria videos shared from Puerto Rico and Dominica

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286 Shares A view of damaged houses in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Image: THAIS LLORCA/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock By Keith Wagstaff2017-09-21 05:37:58 UTC As Hurricane Maria continues to rampage through the Caribbean, images of the destruction are starting to surface.  The island of Dominica was completely devastated by the storm. Puerto Rico Read More

PM Skerrit: Dominica under state of emergency and curfew (+video)

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By OECS September 20, 2017 Official statement from Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica the Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit Wednesday, September 20, 2017 — After having endured the path of Hurricane Maria, the Commonwealth of Dominica is still isolated with no means of communication to the outside world and transportation connections to neighboring islands. Aircraft Read More

Dominica death toll from Maria up to 14

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Debris on Dominica Related content (CNN) – Breaking: At least 14 people are dead after Hurricane Maria barreled through the Caribbean island of Dominica on Tuesday, Charles Jong, a spokesman for the nation’s Prime Minister, tells CNN. Original story: Puerto Rico’s energy grid took such a severe blow from deadly Hurricane Maria that restoring power Read More

Hurricane Maria knocks Dominica to its knees

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Debris on Dominica Related Content OVER DOMINICA, In The Caribbean (CNN) – Hurricane Maria’s first victim was Dominica, and it was clear from a flight Wednesday over the island nation that the storm showed absolutely no mercy. A CNN crew that flew over the scarred landscape witnessed heartbreaking devastation. This Caribbean island of 73,000 residents Read More

Clemson students wait, watch and hope as Hurricane Maria passes over Dominica

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Mandy Gaither Clemson students wait, watch and hope as Hurricane Maria passes over Dominica Share Shares Updated: 8:55 PM EDT Sep 20, 2017 Hide Transcript Show Transcript WEBVTT N.MANDY: A GROUP OF CLEMSONrtSTUDENTS WERE WORKING WITH THATNATION TO HELP THEM RECOVER FROMTHE LAST DEVASTATING DISASTER,TROPICAL STORM ERIKA, WHICH HITrtIN NOW THEY’RE WAITING TO HEAR2015.HOW THE Read More

Columbus resident from Dominica concerned about family affected by Hurricane Maria

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(Source: Caryl Martin) As Hurricane Maria barrels down in Puerto Rico, it leaves behind devastation and destruction on other islands throughout the Caribbean.  The Commonwealth of Dominica was one of the islands hit the hardest.  A Columbus woman from the island says she’s been trying to contact her entire family there since Monday but hasn’t been Read More

At least seven reported dead in Dominica from hurricane hit, State of Emergency declared

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Hurricane damage in Dominica (Antigua and Barbuda Broadcasting Service Television/Radio) Dominica is reporting that at least seven persons were killed after Hurricane Maria ravaged the island on Tuesday. Communication with the island has been down since early yesterday morning. This afternoon, Dominican Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit declared a state of emergency and a curfew from Read More