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Hurricane Knocks Out Power to All of Cuba

HeadlineSep 28, 2022

Hurricane Ian has already devastated Cuba. The storm knocked out power to the entire country and killed at least two people. Western Cuba suffered substantial damage. This is Abel Hernandez, a tobacco grower in Cuba.

Abel Hernandez: “It was disastrous. It was never seen this way before. Sometimes hurricanes pass through here, but not of this magnitude. It destroyed our houses, our tobacco drying huts, our farms, the trees, everything.”

This all comes as about a third of Puerto Rico remains without power 10 days after Hurricane Fiona hit the island.

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