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Politics Rick Scott

  • *Coastal flooding hits northern Cuba. HAVANA, Sept 8- Millions in Florida were ordered to evacuate as Hurricane Irma roared toward the state after lashing Cuba, killing 21 people in the eastern Caribbean and leaving catastrophic destruction in its wake. The United States has experienced only three Category 5 storms since 1851, and Irma is far larger than the...

  • *Coastal flooding hits northern Cuba. HAVANA, Sept 8- Hurricane Irma lashed Cuba as it roared toward Florida on Friday after hitting the eastern Caribbean with its devastatingly high winds, killing 21 people and leaving catastrophic destruction in its wake. The United States has experienced only three Category 5 storms since 1851, and Irma is far larger than...

  • *Coastal flooding hits northern Cuba. HAVANA, Sept 8- Hurricane Irma lashed Cuba and the Bahamas as it drove toward Florida on Friday after hitting the eastern Caribbean with its devastatingly high winds, killing 21 people and leaving catastrophic destruction in its wake. The United States has experienced only three Category 5 storms since 1851, and Irma is far...

  • *Coastal flooding hits northern Cuba. HAVANA, Sept 8- Hurricane Irma lashed Cuba and the Bahamas as it drove toward Florida on Friday after hitting the eastern Caribbean with its devastatingly high winds, killing 21 people and leaving catastrophic destruction in its wake. The United States has experienced only three Category 5 storms since 1851, and Irma is far...

  • *'Go now,' Florida governor tells people in vulnerable areas. HAVANA, Sept 8- Hurricane Irma lashed Cuba and the Bahamas as it drove toward Florida on Friday after hitting the eastern Caribbean with its devastatingly high winds, killing 21 people and leaving catastrophic destruction in its wake. As Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, was...

  • *'Go now,' Florida governor tells people in vulnerable areas. HAVANA, Sept 8- Hurricane Irma lashed Cuba and the Bahamas as it drove toward Florida on Friday after hitting the eastern Caribbean with its devastatingly high winds, killing 21 people and leaving catastrophic destruction in its wake. As Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, bore down...

  • *'Go now,' Florida gov. tells people in vulnerable areas. HAVANA, Sept 8- Hurricane Irma menaced Cuba and the Bahamas on Friday as it drove toward Florida after lashing the Caribbean with devastatingly high winds, killing 21 people and leaving catastrophic destruction in its wake. As Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, bore down on Florida,...

  • *'Go now,' Florida gov. tells people in vulnerable areas. *Gas hard to find in parts of Florida. HAVANA, Sept 8- Hurricane Irma menaced Cuba and the Bahamas on Friday as it drove toward Florida after lashing the Caribbean with devastatingly high winds, killing 19 people and leaving catastrophic destruction in its wake.

  • *'Go now,' Florida gov. tells people in vulnerable areas. *Gas hard to find in parts of Florida. HAVANA, Sept 8- Hurricane Irma menaced Cuba and the Bahamas on Friday as it drove toward Florida after lashing the Caribbean with devastating winds and torrential rain, killing 19 people and leaving a swathe of catastrophic destruction.

  • Police escort a convoy of buses carrying tourists evacuated from Caibarien, Villa Clara province in central Cuba, 330 km east of Havana, where the hurricane is expected to hit.

    Hurricane Irma is among the most powerful Atlantic storms in half a century.

  • SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, Sept 7- H urricane Irma plowed past the Dominican Republic toward Haiti on Thursday after devastating a string of Caribbean islands and killing at least 10 people as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century took aim at Florida. With winds of around 175 mph, the storm lashed several small islands in the northeast...

  • Street scene in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, as Hurricane Irma hits, Sept. 6, 2017.

    Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, howled past Puerto Rico on Wednesday.

  • *Storm likely to hit Florida Saturday or Sunday. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept 7- Hurricane Irma plowed past the Dominican Republic on Thursday after devastating a string of Caribbean islands and killing at least 11 people as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century took aim at Florida. With winds of around 180 mph, the storm lashed several small islands in...

  • *Scene on Barbuda island is "total carnage"- prime minister. *Storm likely to hit Florida Saturday or Sunday. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept 7- Hurricane Irma killed eight people on the Caribbean island of Saint Martin and left Barbuda devastated on Thursday as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century took aim at Florida.

  • *Scene on Barbuda island is "total carnage"- prime minister. *Storm likely to hit Florida Saturday or Sunday. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept 7- Hurricane Irma killed eight people on the Caribbean island of Saint Martin and left Barbuda devastated on Thursday as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century took aim at Florida.

  • SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept 6- Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, howled past Puerto Rico on Wednesday after thrashing several smaller Caribbean islands with tree-snapping winds, drenching rains and pounding surf on a collision course with Florida. Irma, with top sustained winds of 185 miles per hour, was on track to reach Florida...

  • SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept 6- Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, howled past Puerto Rico on Wednesday after thrashing several smaller Caribbean islands with roof-ripping winds, drenching rains and pounding surf on a collision course with Florida. At least four people were reported killed on four different islands by Irma,...

  • SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept 6- Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, howled past Puerto Rico on Wednesday after thrashing several smaller Caribbean islands with roof-ripping winds, drenching rains and pounding surf on a collision course with Florida. A second storm-related fatality, that of a surfer, was reported on Barbados and...

  • SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept 6- Potentially catastrophic Hurricane Irma clobbered Caribbean islands with pounding winds, rain and surging surf on Wednesday as officials in Florida called for evacuations ahead of the storm's expected landfall there this weekend. The eye of Irma, a Category 5 storm with winds of 185 miles per hour, was passing over the northernmost...

  • SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept 6- Potentially catastrophic Hurricane Irma clobbered Caribbean islands with pounding winds, rain and surging surf on Wednesday as officials in Florida called for evacuations ahead of the storm's expected landfall there this weekend. The eye of Irma, a Category 5 storm with winds of 185 miles per hour, was passing over the northernmost...