Fiona Roars Toward Canada; New Caribbean Storm Threatens Florida

(Bloomberg) — After lashing Bermuda, Hurricane Fiona is racing north toward Eastern Canada, threatening to become the most powerful storm ever to hit the region. A second system, meanwhile, is developing in the Caribbean and may strike Cuba and Florida early next week. Packing winds of 125 miles (200 kilometers) per hour, Fiona is on … Read more

Hurricane Fiona Exposes Puerto Rico’s Failure to Fix Frail Power Grid

(Bloomberg) — When Hurricane Fiona lashed Puerto Rico Sunday, it washed out bridges and roads, ripped off roofs and sent more than 1,300 people scurrying to emergency shelters. It also laid bare, once again, just how sickly the island’s power infrastructure is.  Even before the storm touched land on the southwestern tip of the island, … Read more