All about Hurricane Maria

By Edition On Monday, October 16th, 2017

Nagico expects losses of $425 to $500 Million from Hurricanes Irma and Maria

WILLEMSTAD, PHILIPSBURG - Caribbean insurer Nagico has more than enough reinsurance in place to cover its losses from hurricanes Irma and Maria, its chairman has said. Nagico has notified its excess-of-loss reinsurers More...

San Juan Puerto Rico
By Edition On Friday, September 29th, 2017

After Hurricane Maria we need to reconstitute

This summer, the Netherlands and the world came to know Puerto Rico through the all-time most popular music video Despacito, which received over 3 billion hits on Youtube. But Puerto Rico has never been mentioned More...

By Edition On Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Dominica Prime Minister moved to tears as he tells of his hurricane-hit island’s plight

ST JOHN’S - Unable to hold back tears, Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit today spoke directly to the public for the first time since Hurricane Maria left his island in shambles. And he says the Eastern More...

By Edition On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Reports of death and destruction emerge from Dominica

ROSEAU - Seven people have so far been confirmed dead as a result of Hurricane Maria’s direct hit on Dominica on Monday night. But there are fears that death toll could rise as officials get into communities More...

By Edition On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Hurricane Maria’s damages limited on Dutch islands

PHILIPSBURG - Hurricane Maria pulled past Sint Maarten during the early hours of Wednesday morning, at first sight without causing much damage. Sint Eustatius and Saba got more wind and rain this time around, compared More...

Boats remain anchored in a wharf as Hurricane Maria approaches in Guadeloupe island
By Edition On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Update: Hurricane Maria ‘devastates’ Dominica

ROSEAU - Dominica has suffered "widespread damage" from Hurricane Maria, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says. "We have lost all that money can buy," he said in a Facebook post. The hurricane suddenly strengthened More...

By Edition On Monday, September 18th, 2017

Hurricane Maria packs a Category 5 punch toward Leeward Islands

MIAMI - A "potentially catastrophic" Hurricane Maria is now a Category 5 storm, packing 160 miles per hour winds -- with even higher gusts -- as it nears Dominica and takes aim at the US territory of Puerto Rico. "The More...

By Edition On Monday, September 18th, 2017

Maria is now a hurricane and it’s threatening some of the islands hit by Irma

MIAMI - Maria is now a hurricane with 75 mile-per-hour winds and is forecast to be near major hurricane intensity when it moves across the Leeward Islands tomorrow night and could pose a major threat to the Virgin More...