Carlos Munoz reaches out to hug Larkin Stallings of Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts, as the immigrants prepare to leave St. Andrews in Edgartown, Massachusetts, on Friday. Associated Press
The two incidents underscored a surge in migrants seeking passage to Florida in flimsy vessels through the Caribbean by way of the Bahamas, a known hub for sea-borne human smuggling.
The survivor told authorities that he had left the Bahamas' Bimini islands, about 50 miles (80 km) east of Miami, in a boat with 39 other people on Saturday night, the Coast Guard said in a statement posted online.
While Ian’s centre came ashore near Georgetown, South Carolina, on Friday with much weaker winds than when it crossed Florida’s Gulf Coast earlier in the week, the storm left many areas of Charleston's downtown peninsula under water.
For a long time, the emphasis on clean energy in the battle against climate crisis turned on the non-conventional energy resources like solar, wind and hydro. Though nuclear power was a popular option for efficient and continuous power production in the post-Second World War decade of the 1950s
The summer of 1973 was my baptism into national politics, as my teenage self was riveted by the legendary saga of Watergate. I watched the months of Justice Department investigations, congressional hearings and news reports that laid out the case against a president, Richard Nixon, accused of
The Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, was in the UAE to participate in the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28). PM Modi has proposed holding COP 33 in 2028 in India. PM Modi had called for supporting developing countries with
It’s so sad that Cyclone Michaung killed nine people in India’s southern city Chennai. It’s very important people should pay attention to the Indian Meteorological Department and move to a safe place temporarily (“Nine dead as cyclone batters India’s southeast coast,” Dec.5, Gulf Today website).