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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 22, 2017: Ever since Hurricane Irma and now Maria, hit their native islands and several countries in the region, Caribbean Diaspora groups have begun mobilizing to help, much as they have done in many natural disasters before.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Sept. 21, 2017: The island of St. Croix, largely spared by Hurricane Irma was on Tuesday night devastated by category five Hurricane Maria even as both New York City and Kentucky officials promised to send in assistance.
COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (Sept. 21, 2017) – Multiple disasters are escalating Food For The Poor’s response to people in the Caribbean, who are suffering heartbreaking devastation from back-to-back hurricanes, and in Mexico following a 7.1-magnitude earthquake.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 15, 2017: In case you missed it in all the Irma Caribbean coverage, CARICOM and CARICOM governments have quietly said they are working on a plan to rebuild after Irma. We say quietly because not even the link on the CARICOM website works and that is the only place we’ found any report on this. So from the brief we were able to read, it seems the “bright” solution of these ever, so smart leaders to the devastation that Hurricane Irma has caused in several Caribbean islands it decimated, is to host a “donors” conference.
News Americas, FLUSHING, NY, Sun. Sept. 10, 2017: A 24-year-old tennis pro, whose roots extend to the Caribbean, has won the 2017 women’s finals of the US Open and her first Grand Slam title. Sloane Stephens, whose grandfather was born in the Caribbean island of Trinidad & Tobago, created history Saturday in Flushing, NY, by beating Madison Keys, 6-3, 6-0 on to win the US Open.
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