northern Bahamas

  • food Sep 17, 2019

    As Shock From Hurricane Dorian Wears Off, Mental Health Concerns Grow in Bahamas

    Stories of survival are trickling out across northern Bahamas as the initial shock wears off from Hurricane Dorian, one of the strongest Atlantic hurricanes in history.

  • Florida Sep 15, 2019

    Cleanup Resumes in Bahamas as Humberto Swirls Away

    Jeffrey Roberts lifted a mustard-yellow curtain from the ground to hunt for passports and other documents at the place where his family’s home stood before Hurricane Dorian blasted into Grand Bahama Island. What was underneath was sodden and unrecognizable. He shuffled across a white tile floor, the only clear sign this had once been a house, and found a pair...

  • food Sep 12, 2019

    After Dorian, Bahamas Tackles Massive Clean-Up

    A preliminary report estimates Dorian caused some $7 billion in damage, but the government has not yet offered any figures. Crews have started to remove some debris on the islands, but they are moving slowly to avoid accidentally disturbing any bodies lying in the rubble. The official death toll stands at 50, and Prime Minister Hubert Minnis said he expects...

  • food Sep 8, 2019

    Silence, Devastation Mark Bahamas Town; But Some Are Staying

    The streets are filled with smashed cars, snapped power cables, shattered trees and deep silence. At the airport and dock, hundreds of people clamor for seats on airplanes and berths on ships arriving with aid and departing with people who lost their homes when deadly Hurricane Dorian struck the Bahamas. Nearly a week after disaster roared in from the sea,...

  • NBC News Sep 3, 2019

    This Is Why Hurricane Dorian Is Moving So Slowly

    Hurricane Dorian has been a slow-moving disaster, NBC News reports. The powerful hurricane, which weakened slightly to a Category 2 storm Tuesday morning, had churned for 15 hours at a glacial pace of just 1 mph and was locked at a standstill over the northern Bahamas. Its fixed position allowed it to clobber the island chain with sustained winds of...

  • Donald Trump Sep 3, 2019

    WATCH: Images of Hurricane Dorian's Wreckage in The Bahamas

    The extent of the damage of Hurricane Dorian in The Bahamas is unclear, but people began sharing videos of the storm’s wreckage on social media.

  • Donald Trump Sep 3, 2019

    Dorian Triggers Massive Flooding in Bahamas; at Least 5 Dead

    Hurricane Dorian unleashed massive flooding across the Bahamas on Monday, pummeling the islands with so much wind and water that authorities urged people to find floatation devices and grab hammers to break out of their attics if necessary. At least five deaths were blamed on the storm. “We are in the midst of a historic tragedy,” Prime Minister Hubert Minnis...

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