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  • Deadly Hurricane Maria Killed 4,600 In Puerto Rico

    Hurricane Maria killed 4,600 individuals in Puerto Rico, 70 times the official toll. 33% of the deaths after the hurricane hit the island in September last year were due to interruptions in medical care caused by power outages, and blocked or washed out roads, researchers said. Hurricane Maria, which pummeled Puerto Rico in September 2017, […]

  • $2 million Floating Homes Designed To Withstand Hurricane

      South Florida — especially Miami and the Keys — was one of several regions that Hurricane Irma pummeled in early September. The Category 4 storm brought winds of up to 70 mph, destroyed hundreds of houses, and knocked out power for 5.8 million homes and businesses in Florida. A new type of solar-powered home […]

  • Beyonce’s Hurricane Charity Song Dethrones ‘Despacito’

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    Beyonce’s Spanish-language remix of “Mi Gente” for hurricane relief opened Wednesday on top of the US Latin song chart, finally dethroning the global mega-hit “Despacito.” “Mi Gente,” which Colombian reggaeton star J Balvin created from the African dance rhythms of French DJ Willy William, had lingered for 11 weeks at number two on the Billboard […]

  • Donald Trump Dedicates Presidents Cup Trophy To Hurricane Victims

    Under pressure to step up relief efforts in hurricane ravaged Puerto Rico, President Donald Trump dedicated the United States victory over an International team at the Presidents Cup on Sunday to the storm-stricken island. Trump, an avid golfer, and owner of several courses around the world paid a whistle-stop visit to Liberty National where he […]

  • Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rican Mayor Accuses Trump Administration Of “Killing Us With The Inefficiency”

    President Donald Trump pledged to spare no effort to help Puerto Ricans recover from Hurricane Maria’s ruinous aftermath even as San Juan’s mayor, her voice breaking with rage, accused his administration of “killing us with the inefficiency”. Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz implored Trump on Friday to “make sure somebody is in charge that is up […]

  • Beyoncé Releases New Song For Hurricane And Earthquake Relief

    Beyoncé  has released a new song to help raise money for hurricane and earthquake relief for Puerto Rico, Mexico, and islands in the Caribbean who have been battered by the recent natural disasters. Image Credit: Filed   The song is a remix of J Balvin and Willy William’s single “Mi Gente,” which translates to “My People,” […]

  • Beyonce Sings Spanish In Hurricane Relief Remix

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    Beyonce has returned to music to raise money for hurricane relief, delivering verses in Spanish in a remix of Colombian reggaeton star J Balvin’s hit “Mi Gente.” The collaboration marks the first new music by the pop superstar since she gave birth in June to twins — whom she references in the song. Beyonce, releasing […]

  • Jay-Z, Jennifer Lopez Headline Hurricane Benefit Show

    Rap mogul Jay-Z and pop superstar Jennifer Lopez will headline a concert in New York to raise funds for survivors of hurricanes that have devastated the United States and the Caribbean. Tidal, the streaming service led by Jay-Z, on Wednesday announced the line-up of the show that will take place on October 17 in Brooklyn’s […]

  • Trump Defends Response To Puerto Rico Hurricane Disaster

    US President Donald Trump defended the government relief response to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico on Tuesday and said he would visit the island next week. Trump also said that he would travel to the US Virgin Islands, another US territory in the Caribbean that was slammed by a pair of powerful storms. “Both have been devastated, […]

  • Trump To Visit Hurricane-Devastated Puerto Rico

    U.S president Donald Trump will visit Puerto Rico next Tuesday as the American territory faces devastation left by Hurricane Maria. FILE PHOTO: A neighbourhood is flooded after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Catano municipality, southwest of San Juan, Puerto Rico on September 21, 2017. REUTERS/Alvin Baez/File Photo Much of the island of […]