Eta hits Cuba with strong winds, rain

Aerial view of a mudslide caused by Eta and where it is estimated that dozens of people died in the village of Queja, in San Cristobal Verapaz, Guatemala on November 7, 2020 Tropical storm Eta brought strong winds and torrential rain to Cuba on Sunday after having earlier cut a destructive and deadly path through […]

‘Extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Eta hits Nicaragua

Map showing the location and projected path of Hurricane Eta. An “extremely dangerous” hurricane named Eta lashed the north coast of Nicaragua on Tuesday as it made landfall packing heavy rain and high winds, authorities said. “It was a Category 4 impact” on the Saffir-Simpson scale that ranges from one to five, said Marcio Baca, […]

US hits highest average number of new COVID-19 cases since start of the pandemic

On Sunday (Oct. 25), the U.S. recorded its highest seven-day average of new COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic. The seven-day average number of new daily cases reached 68,767, breaking the previous record of 67,293 reported on July 22, according to CNN. On both Friday (Oct. 23) and Saturday (Oct. 24), the U.S. […]