On Sunday, Sept. 1, Hurricane Dorian slammed into the Bahamas' Great Abaco, with sustained winds of 185 mph and gusts topping 200 mph. The National Hurricane Center called it "catastrophic" and predicted that a surge of water 18 to 23 feet above normally dry land would engulf the coast. Homes were plunged below water as howling tornado-like winds screamed for hours. And it didn't stop.
The historic moment we are living in Puerto Rico justifies the importance of long term planning and the need to develop and implement an enduring islandwide design vision
Fourteen grants address management efforts, land-based runoff and capacity-building
A resolution to compulsorily acquire the access area to the beach at Jolly Harbour was passed smoothly in the Lower House of Parliament, yesterday, with no objection.
Cancun ranks as the top international destination this holiday season for U.S. travelers
Tourism has been rebounding in the territory since the 2017 hurricanes. Air visitors are up by 43 percent from a year ago, hotel tax revenue collections are up 40 percent and cruise ship arrivals are up only 3.8 percent, to just under a million passengers.
Residents on Green Turtle Cay say they haven't received help from the government since the hurricane and have resorted to burning their trash in an attempt to prevent disease.
Agriculture and Marine Resources Minister Michael Pintard yesterday pushed back against suggestions the country’s spiny lobster industry has been totally devastated, telling Eyewitness News the country is still able to satisfy the demand for spiny lobster.
Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico. For months, parts of the island continued without power and clean drinking water. Thousands left the island for the mainland while others continued to live in precarious conditions.
A new report finds that mangroves provide valuable flood risk benefits and play a critical role in protecting coastal communities in Florida.