At least seven deaths were reported in the Bahamas. The storm's punishing winds and muddy brown floodwaters severely damaged thousands of homes, crippled hospitals and trapped people in attics.
Hurricane Dorian came to a catastrophic daylong halt over the northwest Bahamas, flooding the islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama with walls of water that lapped into the second storeys of buildings. The storm spurred evacuations in southeastern US.
Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Minnis said Dorian was moving slowly, extending the islands' exposure to the storm
The US National Hurricane Center said the storm could grow into a dangerous Category 3 storm as it pushes northwest in the general direction of Florida, with maximum sustained winds of 140 kilometres-per-hour.
US forecasters warn that Tropical Storm Dorian could reach hurricane strength by the time it passes Puerto Rico's southwestern coast on Wednesday.
The terms 'black' and 'negro' were coined to dehumanise people from the African continent to serve the imperialist and colonial agendas of Europe and the US.
More than 1,800 people have died in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo since Ebola broke out there in August last year.
Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez became Puerto Rico's new governor, just the second woman to hold the office, after weeks of political turmoil and hours after the Supreme Court declared Pedro Pierluisi's swearing-in a week ago unconstitutional.
Ricardo Rossello steps down after weeks of popular protests over offensive private chat messages between Rossello and his inner circle. Veteran politician Pedro Pierluisi is new governor.
Justice Secretary Wanda Vazquez, the woman who is supposed to replace Puerto Rico's governor said she doesn't want the job.
Hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans were outraged by crude and insulting online chats between Rossello and his advisers and have protested for nearly two weeks demanding his resignation.
A first-term governor in his first elected office, Ricardo Rossello has thus far resisted calls to step down as leader of the US territory.
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