Major Earthquake Off Shore Of Chile Kills 5; Prompts Coastal Evacuations
Major Earthquake Off Shore Of Chile Kills 5; Prompts Coastal Evacuations
By Fox News Latino | 04/02/2014 - 13:08

Authorities kept hundreds of thousands of people out of their beds early Wednesday after a magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck off Chile's northern coast.


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Latino Celebrities React to Devastation in the Philippines
By Cristina Arreola | 11/11/2013 - 09:52

Typhoon Haiyan roared through the central islands of the Philippines, causing mass devastation and wiping out entire neighborhoods. 


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Hurricane Irene Hits Puerto Rico
Hurricane Irene Blasts Through Puerto Rico & Dominican Republic, Threatening U.S.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/23/2011 - 12:00

Hurricane Irene, which has already torn through the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, is reportedly now a threat to the United States. By this Thursday, the hurricane may become a Category 4 as it gets closer to the U.S. coast, posing a serious threat to the Carolinas, Florida and Georgia.


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Latin American Countries Issue Tsunami Warnings Across Pacific Coast
Latin American Countries Issue Tsunami Warnings Across Pacific Coast
By Mariela Rosario | 03/11/2011 - 13:17

Latin American countries all across the Pacific Coast are issuing tsunami warning and bracing themselves for the ramifications of the huge Japanese earthquake that devastated the northern part of the Asian island country.

Ecuador is evacuating the coastal areas as a preventative measure, with President Rafael Correa warning of an "imminent threat," but the Colombian government was more measured with their reaction, saying only that local experts were "monitoring" the wave patterns.


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Wisin Y Yandel Give Back To Haiti
Wisin Y Yandel Give Back To Haiti
By Johanna Ferreira | 01/24/2011 - 13:39

Reggaeton artists Wisin & Yandel recently traveled to Haiti to continue their support of St. Joseph’s orphanage in Port Au Prince, which was destroyed by the devastating quake last year. The duo donated $100,000 towards the restoration of the seven-story building, which once housed Haiti’s abandoned children. It has taken a year to clean the ground since there is such limited access to machinery to remove the debris. The cleaning of the grounds and the purchase of the new building is all part of Wisin & Yandel’s heart felt contribution.


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Brazil Flood
Death Toll Rises from Flooding, Mudslides in Brazil
By Erika Ramirez | 01/13/2011 - 15:45

Brazil’s trailblazing female President, Dilma Rousseff, faced the first real test of her presidency as Brazil was hit with deadly flooding and a mudslide that affected several mountain towns near Rio de Janeiro.


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Torrential Downpours in Colombia
174 People Killed in Torrential Downpours in Colombia
By Mariela Rosario | 12/06/2010 - 16:00

Torrential downpours in Colombia caused a landslide in the suburbs of Medellín over the weekend and hundreds are feared missing or dead.

The La Niña weather phenomenon is thought to be the cause of the extreme weather. In recent months around 170 people have been killed due to rains and floods. The rain has wreaked devastation across the north western region of Colombia, affecting over 1.5 million people.


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Aid Begins to Arrive as Red Cross Estimates 50,000 Deaths in Haiti
By Mariela Rosario | 01/14/2010 - 11:10

Planes are descending on Haiti as a number of nations send supplies, relief workers and aid to the devastated country. In a speech this morning, President Obama pledged $115 million to help the ravaged island nation and promised more to come as he tapped former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush to help with fundraising efforts. But he also warned that it would take time, "maybe days" for Haitians to feel the full scope of the U.S. relief efforts on the ground.


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Haiti Devastated by Earthquake
By Mariela Rosario | 01/13/2010 - 09:50

Haiti, which shares the island of Hispaniola with the Dominican Republic, has been rocked by a massive 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit around 5PM yesterday evening. The country's capital city, Port-Au-Prince, has been all but destroyed and the Red Cross is estimating that up to three million people have been affected.


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