Hurricane Iota, maximum Cat 5 strength, makes landfall in Nicaragua

by Julia RIOS BILWI, Nicaragua (AFP) — Iota made landfall in Nicaragua as a “catastrophic” Category 5 hurricane Monday, threatening to deliver more drenching rains and fierce winds to areas devastated by a powerful storm just two weeks ago. Authorities had been rushing to evacuate thousands of people from coastal areas of Nicaragua and Honduras, in the immediate path of the maximum-level hurricane. The storm had already left one person dead as it swept the […]

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Group backing PH sovereignty to hold benefit concert on Dec. 12

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