Hurricane Otto weakens to category 1, moves to the Pacific
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Hurricane Otto weakens to category 1, moves to the Pacific

L. Arias - November 24, 2016

The eye of Hurricane Otto made landfall in Costa Rica at around 3:30 p.m. Thursday in the northern Alajuela canton of Los Chiles, the National Meteorological Institute…

UPDATE: Hurricane Otto makes landfall in Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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UPDATE: Hurricane Otto makes landfall in Costa Rica

L. Arias - November 24, 2016

UPDATE 4:17 p.m. Eye of Hurricane Otto made landfall in Los Chiles, north of Alajuela province at 3:30 p.m. and is moving towards Upala. The National Meteorological Institute (IMN)…

Otto becomes a Category 2 hurricane, approaches Caribbean coast
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Otto becomes a Category 2 hurricane, approaches Caribbean coast

Katherine Stanley - November 24, 2016

For complete coverage, follow us on Facebook or refresh this link throughout the day on Thursday. San José awoke to light gray skies, perfectly normal for a…

PHOTOS: Hurricane Otto begins path of destruction through Central America
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Caribbean
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PHOTOS: Hurricane Otto begins path of destruction through Central America

AFP - November 23, 2016

Otto, the tropical storm that returned to Category 1 hurricane status on Wednesday evening, has already begun affecting parts of Panama and Nicaragua. The sixth Atlantic storm of the…

What to do as Costa Rica braces for Hurricane Otto
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Caribbean
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What to do as Costa Rica braces for Hurricane Otto

Michael Krumholtz - November 23, 2016

The late-season tropical storm Otto is expected to hit Costa Rica as a hurricane as soon as Wednesday night, and officials have urged local residents and tourists to take…

For Mexico, Hurricane Patricia hit just the right spot
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Environment and Wildlife
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For Mexico, Hurricane Patricia hit just the right spot

Manuel Roig-Franzia, Joshua Partlow and Nick Miroff | The Washington Post - October 25, 2015

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico – Hurricane Patricia, a storm of record-setting ferocity, proved no match for the Sierra Madre Occidental. Confronted by the mountain range's high peaks, Patricia crumpled,…

Superstorm Patricia weakens as it soaks Mexico
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Hurricane season
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Superstorm Patricia weakens as it soaks Mexico

Jennifer González Covarrubias | AFP - October 24, 2015

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico – Record-breaking Hurricane Patricia weakened to a tropical depression over north-central Mexico on Saturday, dumping heavy rain that triggered flooding and landslides but so far…

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‘Extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Patricia threatens Mexico coast

AFP - October 22, 2015

[caption id="attachment_78003" align="aligncenter" width="565"] (Courtesy NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center)[/caption] MEXICO CITY – Hurricane Patricia spiraled toward Mexico's Pacific coast on Thursday, threatening to mushroom into an "extremely…

US Marines plan force in Honduras for hurricane season
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Crime
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US Marines plan force in Honduras for hurricane season

AFP - April 11, 2015

WASHINGTON D.C. — The United States wants to deploy a force of about 250 Marines to Honduras to provide humanitarian help during the region's hurricane season, officials said…

Tropical Storm Boris downgraded after affecting close to 100,000 in Guatemala
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Hurricane season
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Tropical Storm Boris downgraded after affecting close to 100,000 in Guatemala

AFP - June 4, 2014

TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ -- A storm named Boris lingering off Mexico's west coast was downgraded to a tropical depression on Wednesday, but is still packing heavy rains that…