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Hurricane-Ravaged Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Are Part of the US, Too

Original story at The Nation• 2 mentions • 2 weeks ago

The Nation 2 weeks ago

 
As Hurricane Irma loomed larger and larger in the first days of September, there was much media speculation about when and how it would “make landfall” in the United States. We were told initially that the storm “poses a major threat to the Caribbean and potentially to the United States next week.” Later we were informed that it was likely to “tear across the islands of the northern Caribbean and potentially slam into the US by the weekend or early next week.” Then headlines announced: “Hurricane Irma slams Caribbean islands; expected to hit US next week.” As Irma headed toward ...
 
 
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11 Sep
Norwood Orrick 🌹 @BlogWood
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11 Sep
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