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Following Hurricane, Barbuda Uninhabited for First Time in 3 Centuries

HeadlineSep 15, 2017

In the Caribbean, authorities say they’ve evacuated all 1,800 residents of Barbuda to its sister island of Antigua, after Hurricane Irma’s landfall on September 6 made Barbuda “uninhabitable.” Barbuda’s government says it’s the first time the island has been uninhabited in 300 years.

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