According to the country's embassy on Thursday, Hurricane Matthew has left at least 108 people dead in Haiti. The embassy added that the number could rise because some areas have not yet been accounted for. Four people were also killed in the Dominican Republic and one each in Colombia and in the island chain of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Matthew is currently in the Bahamas, where forecasters warned of "devastating impacts" from rain, wind and floods. The category 4 storm is expected to barrel past Andros Island and New Providence in the northwestern part of the Bahamas later on Thursday and will then head toward the Florida peninsula.
A bridge that was damaged when Hurricane Matthew swept through eastern Cuba has collapsed, killing four workers who were undertaking repairs, Canadian mining company Sherritt International reported on Wednesday. (more) Read More