Hurricane Maria lashes Dominica, now menaces other islands

ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Hurricane Maria smashed into Dominica with catastrophic winds, leaving what one official described Tuesday as “widespread devastation” from the monster storm now threatening Caribbean islands already ravaged by Hurricane Irma. Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skeritt said on his Facebook page while the Category 5 storm was raging over his island nation […]

Hurricane Irma slams Caribbean islands as Category 5 storm

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (AP) — Hurricane Irma roared into the Caribbean with record-setting force early Wednesday, shaking people in their homes on the islands of Antigua and Barbuda on a path toward Puerto Rico and possibly Florida by the weekend. Irma, which was the strongest Atlantic hurricane ever recorded north of the Caribbean and east […]