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May 26, 1993 | Reuters
Flooding and mudslides from three weeks of strong rains have killed 18 people and damaged more than 7,400 acres of crops.
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September 30, 1998 | MARK FINEMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Just a few hours before Hurricane Georges blasted this Caribbean nation last week, the country's civil defense chief appeared on television to reassure an anxious nation. As the storm approached, newly appointed Civil Defense Director Elpidio Baez discounted scientific projections that it was likely to rip through the heart of the nation and its capital, Santo Domingo. Sophisticated computers at the U.S.
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NEWS
September 30, 1998 | MARK FINEMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Just a few hours before Hurricane Georges blasted this Caribbean nation last week, the country's civil defense chief appeared on television to reassure an anxious nation. As the storm approached, newly appointed Civil Defense Director Elpidio Baez discounted scientific projections that it was likely to rip through the heart of the nation and its capital, Santo Domingo. Sophisticated computers at the U.S.
NEWS
September 28, 1998 | MARK FINEMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On what was to be the final day of a major league baseball season that flooded this poor coastal town with hope and love--as Sammy Sosa neared writing the final chapter in a summer saga that had overwhelmed all else in the Chicago Cub slugger's hometown--televisions were dark on Sunday, radios were silent, and hope was running thin.
NEWS
September 14, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
Hurricane Gilbert, one of the strongest storms in history, roared toward Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula today with 175 m.p.h. winds after battering the Dominican Republic, Jamaica and the tiny Cayman Islands. The hurricane killed at least five people Sunday in the Dominican Republic, civil defense officials said. Six people died and tens of thousands were left homeless in Jamaica on Monday, officials there said.
NEWS
September 28, 1998 | MARK FINEMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On what was to be the final day of a major league baseball season that flooded this poor coastal town with hope and love--as Sammy Sosa neared writing the final chapter in a summer saga that had overwhelmed all else in the Chicago Cub slugger's hometown--televisions were dark on Sunday, radios were silent, and hope was running thin.
NEWS
May 26, 1993 | Reuters
Flooding and mudslides from three weeks of strong rains have killed 18 people and damaged more than 7,400 acres of crops.
NEWS
September 14, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
Hurricane Gilbert, one of the strongest storms in history, roared toward Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula today with 175 m.p.h. winds after battering the Dominican Republic, Jamaica and the tiny Cayman Islands. The hurricane killed at least five people Sunday in the Dominican Republic, civil defense officials said. Six people died and tens of thousands were left homeless in Jamaica on Monday, officials there said.
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