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This NOAA-Nasa Goes East project satellite image shows Hurricane Matthew on October 6th, 2016 at 1245 UTC in the Caribbean. Some 1.5 million people are under evacuation orders in Florida in preparation for mighty Hurricane Matthew to make a direct hit on the state, the governor said on Thursday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images/NOAA-Nasa Goes East project

Hurricane Matthew, the worst Caribbean storm in almost a decade, has killed dozens of people, mostly in Haiti, prompting US officials to order the eva(...)

The high winds of Hurricane Matthew roar over Baracoa, Cuba, Tuesday, October 4th, 2016. Photograph: Ramon Espinosa/AP

Hurricane Matthew, the fiercest Caribbean storm in almost a decade, hit Cuba and Haiti with winds of well over 160 km/h on Tuesday, pummelling towns,(...)

A saleswoman shows lamps to a customers while other people flock to the supermarket to take care of last minute shopping as Hurricane Matthew approaches in Kingston, Jamaica. Photograph: Henry Romero/Reuters

Haiti issued a red alert and evacuated families from tiny outlying islands as Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm to cross the Caribbean in years, (...)

Jamaicans stand next to shopping trolleys filled with bottled water and other items outside a supermarket, pending the arrival of Hurricane Matthew in Kingston. Photograph: Reuters

Hurricane Matthew weakened slightly on Saturday as it headed towards Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba, but with winds reaching 230 kilometres per hour, locals (...)

Former US president Bill Clinton and Denis O’Brien. They have worked closely in Haiti, one of the poorest countries in the world. Photograph: Eric Luke

Denis O’Brien takes his philanthropy very seriously. “I was brought up with a set of ethical and moral values which have led me to believe that what f(...)

Former president  Bill Clinton greets people following his speech at the closing session  of  the Clinton Global Initiative in New York. Photograph:  AFP Photo/Bryan R. Smith

What Donald Trump calls “the most corrupt enterprise in political history” drew prime ministers, Hollywood stars, corporate chiefs and non-profit act(...)

The 2010  earthquake in Haiti resulted in more than 250,000 deaths in the rubble of the poorly constructed buildings of the capital city, Port-au-Prince. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Irish business leaders make a very significant positive impact on communities in Haiti, a country of extraordinary contradictions. Shockingly impoveri(...)

Grid Finance team members Gary Grimes, Andrea Linehan and Derek Butler with Gavin Duffy from ‘Dragons’ Den’.

Technology start-up Grid Finance has won the inaugural Inclusion Plus competition, which aims to showcase innovative ideas around financial inclusion(...)

James Morrissey, owner of the Late Late Bar New York

A Leitrim GAA match from the 1950s on the TV, an Irish showband tune ringing out, a plate of hairy bacon and watery cabbage, the exponential round sys(...)

The Atlantis beach resort at Nassau, The Bahamas. Photograph: Getty

‘The pilot told me this is bad – says it’s the worst he’s experienced in four years.” The air hostess is talking about the storm outside, the one tha(...)

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