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Tropical Storm Iota reaches Honduras; cyclone has killed at least eight
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Tropical Storm Iota reaches Honduras; cyclone has killed at least eight

Noe LEIVA and Julia RIOS / AFP - November 18, 2020

Iota arrived in Honduras on Tuesday as a tropical storm after leaving eight dead and causing extensive damage in Nicaragua, where thousands of people were cut off…

Hurricane Iota’s landfall was just 15 miles from Hurricane Eta’s
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Hurricane Iota’s landfall was just 15 miles from Hurricane Eta’s

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 17, 2020

Hurricane Iota’s landfall location was just 15 miles (25 km) south of where Hurricane Eta made landfall just two weeks earlier, according to the National Hurricane Center.…

Hurricane Iota tears through Central America after Nicaragua landfall
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Hurricane Iota tears through Central America after Nicaragua landfall

Julia RIOS / AFP - November 17, 2020

Hurricane Iota was barreling through Central America on Tuesday, hours after making landfall as the strongest Atlantic storm this year along a stretch of Nicaraguan coast devastated…

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

AFP and The Tico Times - November 16, 2020

Iota made landfall Monday on Nicaragua's northern Caribbean coast as a maximum Category 5 hurricane, accompanied by catastrophic winds, rain and storm surge, a top meteorological official…

Hurricane Iota bears down on storm-battered Central America
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Hurricane Iota bears down on storm-battered Central America

AFP - November 15, 2020

Less than two weeks after powerful storm Eta killed more than 200 people across Central America, authorities warned that Hurricane Iota was set to wallop coastal areas…

Hard-hit Central America in crosshairs of another hurricane
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Hard-hit Central America in crosshairs of another hurricane

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 14, 2020

Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua announced evacuations Friday as a second major storm in days closed in on Central America with the region still reeling from deadly Hurricane…

Eta toll rises to at least 57 in hard-hit Honduras
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Eta toll rises to at least 57 in hard-hit Honduras

AFP - November 9, 2020

The death toll in Honduras from Tropical Storm Eta has more than doubled in 24 hours, with authorities Monday reporting 57 people had died as rescuers search…

Storm Eta death tolls rise in Panama, Mexico, Honduras
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Storm Eta death tolls rise in Panama, Mexico, Honduras

AFP - November 8, 2020

Torrential rain and a bitter cold front linked to storm system Eta have claimed at least 20 lives in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, officials said…

Costa Rica deports 14 Salvadorans suspected of gang membership
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Costa Rica deports 14 Salvadorans suspected of gang membership

AFP - August 31, 2020

Fourteen Salvadorans suspected of being involved in gangs in their country were deported last week from Costa Rica, where they had been detained at a migrant apprehension…

Pan American Health Organization says winter season, hurricanes threaten fight against COVID-19
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Pan American Health Organization says winter season, hurricanes threaten fight against COVID-19

Alina DIESTE / AFP - June 9, 2020

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said Tuesday that "seasonal threats," such as the arrival of the southern winter and the hurricane season in the northern hemisphere,…