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Many in Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic remain without power or running water as Hurricane Fiona heads into Bermuda

Many in Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic remain without power or running water as Hurricane Fiona heads into Bermuda

The first major hurricane of this year’s Atlantic season killed at least five people in the Caribbean: one in Guadeloupe, two in Puerto Rico and two in the Dominican Republic. “It was something incredible that we had never seen before,” Ramona Santana in Higüey, Dominican Republic, told CNN en Español. “We’re on the streets with …

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More than a million people were left without running water after Hurricane Fiona hit the Dominican Republic.  We only expect it to get stronger

More than a million people were left without running water after Hurricane Fiona hit the Dominican Republic. We only expect it to get stronger

Nearly 800 people have been brought to safety by rescuers in the Dominican Republic, according to the country’s director of emergency management operations, Juan Manuel Mendez. At least 519 people took refuge Monday in the 29 shelters of the country, he specified. The eye of the hurricane hit the country early Monday, hitting communities with …

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Hurricane Fiona hits the Dominican Republic after knocking out power in Puerto Rico and causing

Hurricane Fiona hits the Dominican Republic after knocking out power in Puerto Rico and causing

Hurricane Fiona unleashed more rain on Puerto Rico on Monday, a day after storm cut off electricity and water to most of the island, and National Guard troops rescued hundreds of stranded people. The governor warned it could take days to turn the lights back on. Fiona’s blow was made more devastating as Puerto Rico …

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Hurricane Fiona intensifies after hitting the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico

Hurricane Fiona intensifies after hitting the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico/Santo Domingo, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Hurricane Fiona was tracking north on Monday evening after bringing torrential rains and strong winds to the Dominican Republic and causing a total power outage in Porto Neighbor Rico, where at least two people died. The Category 2 hurricane will likely become a Category 3 hurricane …

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FAA rejects Republic Airways' proposal to reduce the number of hours needed to become a first officer

FAA rejects Republic Airways’ proposal to reduce the number of hours needed to become a first officer

(CNN) — Federal regulators have firmly rejected an airline’s controversial request to cut hiring standards for commercial pilots in half to tackle the global pilot shortage. In April, regional airline Republic Airways petitioned the Federal Aviation Administration to allow graduates of Republic’s own LIFT Academy to become airline co-pilots with 750 hours of flight experience, …

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Hurricane Fiona makes landfall in the Dominican Republic as more than a million people in Puerto Rico are still without power |  CNN

Hurricane Fiona makes landfall in the Dominican Republic as more than a million people in Puerto Rico are still without power | CNN

CNN — Hurricane Fiona made landfall in the Dominican Republic early Monday after hitting Puerto Rico with heavy rains, life-threatening flooding and an island-wide power outage. The Category 1 storm landed near Boca de Yuma at 3:30 a.m. with maximum sustained winds of 90 mph, the National Hurricane Center said. As the storm slowly moves …

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