August 9, 2022

A new hurricane called Otto has formed in the Caribbean and is expected to get stronger

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Associated Press From Business Insider Forecasters say Otto has gained hurricane status in the Caribbean as it edges closer to parts of Central America. The Miami-based U.S. National Hurricane Center says Otto strengthened Tuesday and now has top sustained winds of 75 mph (120 kph). The forecasters say the storm is centered about 235 miles […]

Scientists blasts plans for Nicaraguan Grand Canal

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By Richard Stone From Science Magazine A group of scientists are fighting plans by the Nicaraguan government for a canal that would open a direct route for ships to pass between the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. Such a canal, which would likely pierce the largest freshwater lake in Central America, would imperil wetlands […]