Fiona slams Canada’s Atlantic coast, killing homes and cutting off electricity to thousands

Editor’s note: Affected by the storm? Use CNN light site for low bandwidth. CNN – Fiona The east coast of Canada swept through the force of a hurricane after making landfall in Nova Scotia on Saturday, plunging the region into strong winds and stormsdrains the power of hundreds of thousands and washes or collapses some … Read more

Puerto Ricans desperately need water after Fiona’s rampage

Caguas, Puerto Rico (AFP) – More than half a million people in Puerto Rico remained without water service three days after Hurricane Fiona hit US soil, and many spent hours queuing Wednesday to fill jugs of water trucks while others took water from mountain runoff. Sweat rolled down the faces of people in a long … Read more

Opinion: Bad Bunny’s politically charged reggaeton is making waves

Editor’s note: Ed Morales (Tweet embed) is a journalist and lecturer at the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at Columbia University and the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York. He is the author of a bookFantasy Island: Colonialism, Exploitation, and Betrayal of Puerto Rico. ” … Read more