Frances Robles

NY Times

Guest

National and foreign correspondent based in Miami, for the New York Times.

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It’s been a year since two hurricanes - Irma and Maria - devastated the Caribbean. Nearly 3000 people died in Puerto Rico alone. Hundreds of thousands of people fled for the mainland.

Why Puerto Rico is not prepared for another hurricane

It’s been a year since two hurricanes - Irma and Maria - devastated the Caribbean. Nearly 3000 people died in Puerto Rico alone. Hundreds of thousands of people fled for the mainland.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Irene  has not yet become a Category 4 hurricane, but it's growing fast after battering the northern Bahamas. What's the likely next strike for Irene?

Hurricane Irene Batters the Bahamas, Evacuations Ordered for North Carolina

Irene has not yet become a Category 4 hurricane, but it's growing fast after battering the northern Bahamas. What's the likely next strike for Irene?

from To the Point

Barack Obama became the first President since John F. Kennedy to visit the Territory of Puerto Rico, where he took the opportunity  to make points  for his re-election campaign.

Obama Visits Puerto Rico, in Pursuit of Votes in Florida

Barack Obama became the first President since John F. Kennedy to visit the Territory of Puerto Rico, where he took the opportunity to make points for his re-election campaign.

from To the Point

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