Death toll mounts in Haiti as Hurricane Matthew takes aim at Bahamas

Death toll mounts in Haiti as Hurricane Matthew takes aim at Bahamas

Hurricane Matthew headed into the southern Bahamas with its dangerous winds early Wednesday, leaving behind widespread damage and human suffering in Haiti’s poor, rural southwestern peninsula where the hardest-hit area was cut off by flooding. By nightfall, at least 11 deaths had been blamed on the powerful storm during its week-long march across the Caribbean. […]