February 18, 2020

Irma, Maria and Corruption: Puerto Rico

Irma, Maria and Corruption are a trifecta of issues for the island nation. Over the years, Puerto Rico has voted for independence. It is a vote meant to set the stage for Pueto Rico to become the 51st state of the United States. It just won’t happen due to countless underlying issues. Sadly, many civilians […]

Trump meets with Hurricane Irma responders and victims in Florida

President Donald Trump met with emergency responders in Florida today, thanking them for what he called their “incredible” work after Hurricane Irma hit the state over the weekend. The president and first lady Melania Trump – both sporting white baseball hats — were greeted on the tarmac by Vice President Mike Pence, who landed a […]

The Economic Cost of Harvey and Irma: $290 Billion

Hurricane Irma has slammed into Florida’s southern coast. More than two million are without power. The storm has been downgrade to a category one hurricane. We do not yet know the extent of the damage, but it’s safe to assume that it won’t be cheap. When you combine Harvey and Irma together, the cost is […]

WATCH: Hurricane Irma Eyewall Slams Into Naples, Florida

After several hours at sea, Hurricane Irma slammed into Marco Island and Naples, Florida. The storm, which hit Key West early Sunday morning as a category 4 and left as a category 3, gained back speed as it moved across the Gulf. When the 400 mile-wide hurricane made landfall again Sunday afternoon, wind speeds were […]

Hurricane Irma Arrives And Leaves Downtown Miami Submerged Under Water

The Tampa skyline is pictured across Hillsborough Bay ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Irma in Tampa, Florida, U.S., September 10, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Wattie Hurricane Irma made landfall in southern Florida on Sunday morning and has already left parts of downtown Miami completely underwater. Irma made landfall in the U.S. as a Category 4 storm […]

WRATH OF IRMA: Hurricane Makes Landfall In The Florida Keys

Around 2 a.m. eastern time, Hurricane Irma’s eye made landfall just east of Key West, Florida, whipping the islands with 125 mile per hour winds and a storm surge that looked to be around four to six feet. The massive category 4 storm, which measures a terrifying 400 miles across at its widest point, is […]

Trump Stations 1,000 Marines off Florida Coast for Irma Relief Operations

President Donald Trump stationed approximately 1,000 marines on two U.S. Navy warships in preparation for Hurricane Irma relief operations in Florida. The Marines and Sailors will provide logistical and medical support in the wake of the predicted devastation caused by the storm’s high winds, tidal surges, and floods. Department of Defense officials stated the Marines […]

CBS Lies Through Their Teeth About Cuba’s Hurricane Irma Preparedness

“Cuba normally gears up quickly for storms with constant advisories on TV and radio urging people to prepare. The Civil Defense, run by a general and the military, jumps into action to evacuate people and animals from low-lying areas, to move food supplies to higher ground, harvest crops quickly and distribute the monthly food rations […]

Hurricane Irma shifts to western Florida, expected to strengthen after slamming Cuba

Hurricane Irma was expected to strenghten after barreling into Cuba and shifting its path toward Florida. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Irma was located about 225 miles south of Miami Florida with maximum sustained winds up to 130 mph. The NHC said the hurricane was expected to strengthen once it moves away from Cuba […]

FUEL FOR FLIGHT: White House lifts shipping law to aid Irma exodus

Hurricane Irma: Massive effort to ship fuel into Florida, ease gas shortages The Trump administration has waived a key statute to allow for “as many ships as possible” to bring fuel into Florida, as part of a massive effort to ease gas shortages for Florida residents and others in the path of Hurricane Irma. “We’re […]

Hurricane Irma blasts into Turks and Caicos, Florida still in its sights

Deadly Hurricane Irma churned toward Florida early Friday after making landfall in Turks and Caicos, where waves were expected to reach 20 feet. The Category 4 storm, downgraded from Category 5, was still regarded as the most powerful in the Atlantic in recorded history, bringing sustained winds of 155 mph – not as strong as […]

Irma leaves trail of death, destruction as Haiti, Dominican Republic brace for impact

Hurricane Irma – a Category 5 storm with winds as strong as 185 mph — continued roaring toward Florida early Thursday, carving a path of death and destruction through tiny Caribbean islands and threatening the larger and more populous islands of Puerto Rico, Hispaniola and Cuba. Damage to the Dutch side of the Caribbean island […]

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