The damage caused by Irma's westward spin through the Caribbean is expected to be devastating to the fragile economies of the region, which are mostly dependent on tourism, financial services, fishing or agriculture. And it's not the only island to feel the impact.
Richard Branson among the devastation on Necker island. And more than 20 people have been killed. "It will take time for us to be in a position to welcome tourists again", Smith said in a statement.
He also acknowledged destruction in the northern keys where Cuba and foreign hotel management firms have built dozens of all-inclusive beach resorts in recent years. And a lot of trees are down and power's still out throughout Havana. He told the House of Commons there were 997 troops and 47 police officers in the British Virgin Islands (BVI).
"This is a big warning already, when you know that climate change is getting more and more cruel", said Francisco Garcia, coach of Cuba's national karate team, whose home here was partially destroyed. Along with the island's Belongers, as they are called, a sizable Haitian and Dominican population work in the fishing industry, sending money to families back home. "We had to fend for ourselves", he told Reuters.
St. Martin, an 87-square kilometer island split roughly in half between the French overseas territory of St. Martin and Dutch-administered St. Maarten, has suffered property damage and power outages. And the French and Dutch and USA governments that have jurisdiction there have been trying to send in aid and law enforcement, but things are still very bad in all those places. European countries like France and Britain are also being asked to channel more help to islands like St. Martin.
The Government had faced claims that the United Kingdom had done less to evacuate its citizens than other nations and did not have the correct equipment in place to deal with the situation.
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But their long list of absences, which also included Mario Mandzukic, Claudio Marchisio and Sami Khedira, proved costly. He was roundly criticized for his performance in Italy's 3-0 loss to Spain in a World Cup qualifier this month.
WEISSENSTEIN: Evacuation has begun.
From there Irma slammed into the French/Dutch Island of St. Martin/St. Maarten, where residents described an even more frightening situation that left four dead. "I can't imagine not having Facebook now, that's how I got all of my feedback on what was going on".
The nearby Turks and Caicos islands were also badly hit, as were the southern Bahamas. The money will fund damage assessments as well as help with temporary shelters for displaced people and emergency relief supplies.
WEISSENSTEIN: St. Martin is really the one where I think the situation is the most awful. "These building are in really bad shape".
"We felt the full force of the strongest hurricane ever in the Atlantic Ocean". Weather forecasters believe Jose could still pose a threat to the continental US.
MARTIN: That's Michael Weissenstein. At the US Embassy in Havana, part of a fence that guards the compound was knocked over. Michael, thanks so much for speaking with us.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., announced later that day that he would support the agreement. The White House session painted a vivid portrait of discord at the highest ranks of the Republican Party.
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Following a series of behind-the-scenes negotiations Sunday, diplomats agreed not to ban oil exports into North Korea . On 3 September Mr Kim provoked global outrage with a test of what North Korea claimed was a hydrogen bomb .
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Pakistan had rejected India's request for consular access 18 times, which is a violation of the Vienna Convention. Pakistan disputes India's allegations and claims it arrested Jadhav from its restive Balochistan province.
Seoul estimated the blast's yield at 50 kilotons, more than three times the size of the bomb detonated over Hiroshima in 1945. The minister added that Iran is at the top of the list of states suspected of providing North Korea with some kind of aid.
In June, McDowell finalized her divorce from her ex-husband, with whom she had shared custody of their children. Her family reported her missing on August 26 when she failed to return with the children or show up for work.
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While Mourinho could not comment on the severity of the midfielder's injury, he is certain that it is a hamstring injury. The France global immediately signalled to the bench and headed straight down the tunnel shaking his head.
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Hurricane Irma forces Miami woman to deliver her own baby
Two high-rise construction cranes toppled over in downtown Miami on Sunday as intense gusts from Hurricane Irma lashed the city. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) had jurisdiction over the cranes, Alfonso said.
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North Korea warns Washington will pay the price for any fresh sanctions passed on Pyongyang at United Nations meeting on Monday. Seibert said there had been no concrete request for Germany's help in initiating discussions over the North Korean crisis.
This Mom Delivered Her Own Baby During Hurricane Irma
The National Weather Service says two cranes have collapsed in Miami as strong wind from Hurricane Irma blows in. Another woman said she evacuated less than 24 hours after returning home after evacuating for Hurricane Irma.
Man shot dead in Clondalkin, Dublin, attack
It has described it as a gangland attack, but says it is not thought to be connected to the ongoing Hutch-Kinahan criminal feud. Anyone with information is asked to contact gardai at Ronastown Garda Station on 01-666 7700.
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Irma kills 2 in Georgia, 1 in Sth Carolina
Customers can report and check the status of an outage 24 hours a day by contacting Georgia Power at 888-891-0938. Cooper said five Red Cross shelters are hosting people from Florida and other states who are fleeing the storm.
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The return of Jake Arrieta is set to happen within the next week or so and will be beneficial to a struggling starting rotation. Playing loose is a major key for any team in a tight race, so these guys having fun is exactly what we need them to be doing.