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Irma Continues Westward After Battering Barbuda, St Martin

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Caribbean Wednesday, causing major destruction on several islands, including tiny Barbuda, which was almost totally destroyed. As of Thursday morning, Irma was 110 miles north of Punta Cana and about …

St Martin, St Barth Pummeled by Irma

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Category-5 Hurricane Irma pummeled the dual-nation island of St Martin/St Maarten and nearby St Barth on Wednesday, leaving massive flooding and widespread destruction. The storm caused the deaths of at least two people, confirmed …

Nevis Steers Clear of Major Irma Damage

 The island of Nevis steered clear of major damage from Hurricane Irma, according to a statement from the island’s tourism authority. Irma’s landfall was not a direct hit, meaning damage was what officials called “minimal,” with winds closer to that …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Irma passed over Anguilla in the early morning hours on Wednesday, dumping heavy rains and strong winds, and causing significant damage. There was no loss of life, the country’s Tourist Board said in a …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff While the island of Barbuda was right in the eye of Hurricane Irma, leading to at least three deaths and massive destruction, its neighboring island of Antigua was largely spared, officials said. There was no …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Caribbean’s Leeward Islands on Tuesday evening and early Wednesday morning as a potentially catastrophic Category 5 hurricane. Irma thrashed Barbuda with 185-mph winds before making landfall in St Barth …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The now-Category 5 Hurricane Irma was set to make landfall in the Caribbean on Tuesday as islands across the northern Caribbean braced for impact. The storm was about 270 miles east of Antigua at 8 …

 Caribbean Airlines has canceled its flights on Thursday, Sept. 6 to St Maarten. The carrier has canceled its Port-of-Spain-St Maarten flight and its Kingston to St Maarten flight, due to the path of Hurricane Irma. Travelers who have booked tickets …