Dorian - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Dorian


After Dorian, Bahamas drowning in a flood of donations

Sep 14, 2019 - 11:02 AM

The flood of donations make up a global surge of solidarity that can often be excessive and, at times, useless

DONATIONS. Clothes pile up inside the Embassy Consular Annex of the Bahamas in Washington, DC on September 12, 2019. Photo by Eva Hambach/AFP

Bahamas Dorian toll climbs to 50, as thousands evacuated

Sep 10, 2019 - 10:31 PM

The news comes as the UN's International Organization for Migration reports 'particularly startling' devastation in places like Marsh Harbour in the Abacos, particularly in its shantytowns

EVACUATION. An evacuee looks on from a ferry after leaving Marsh Harbour in the aftermath of hurricane Dorian in Nassau, Bahamas on September 9, 2019. Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP

One week after Dorian, Bahamians struggle amid the ruins

Sep 09, 2019 - 7:40 AM

In the Bahamas, people are still scrambling for shelter, with lucky evacuees beginning to reunite with loved ones but the fate of uncounted others still in doubt

SEEK SHELTER. Haiti's Charge d'Affaires Dorval Darlier tells survivors of Hurricane Dorian, who are waiting for family members to arrive, to leave the port and go to a shelter on September 8, 2019, in Nassau, New Providence. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Amid fears of higher Dorian death toll, islanders vie to leave

Sep 08, 2019 - 11:01 AM

Bahamas residents say conditions on the destroyed islands were brutal in the wake of Hurricane Dorian

DORIAN AFTERMATH. People board a cargo ship for evacuation to Nassau at the port in Marsh Harbour, Great Abaco on September 7, 2019, in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Dorian makes landfall near Halifax, Canada as dangerous cyclone

Sep 08, 2019 - 10:26 AM

'We're talking about a very dangerous storm,' says Bob Robichaud of the Canadian Hurricane Center

IT'S COMING. This satellite image obtained from NOAA/RAMMB, shows Tropical Storm Dorian as it approaches the Bahamas at 13:40 UTC on September 1, 2019. Photo by HO/NOAA/RAMMB/AFP

Hurricane Dorian's death toll in Bahamas rises to 43 – media

Sep 07, 2019 - 11:43 AM

Health Minister Duane Sands confirms the new toll, which has increased from 30 to 43

EVACUEES. Evacuees from Marsh Harbor arrive at Nassau's port on September 6, 2019, in Nassau, New Providence. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Bahamas fears severe Dorian death toll, as storm lashes North Carolina

Sep 06, 2019 - 11:30 PM

Of the final number killed, Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Minnis declares: 'Let me say that I believe the number will be staggering'

SURVIVORS. People shelter inside a church after surviving Hurricane Dorian on September 5, 2019, in Marsh Harbor, Great Abaco, Bahamas. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Dorian strengthens to Category 3 storm as it threatens U.S. east coast

Sep 05, 2019 - 5:34 PM

(UPDATED) The National hurricane Center says Dorian packs maximum sustained winds of 185 kilometers per hour, making it a Category 3 storm on the 5-level Saffir-Simpson scale

AFTERMATH OF DORIAN. A handout aerial photograph released by the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) on September 4, 2019 shows debris and destruction in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian on the island Great Abaco in the northern Bahamas on September 3, 2019 during a reconnaissance mission launched by personnel onboard RFA Mounts Bay. Photo by Paul Halliwell/Mod/AFP

Pope Francis urges prayers for victims of Hurricane Dorian

Sep 05, 2019 - 7:18 AM

'I would like to ask everyone... to pray for the victims of the hurricanes in the Bahamas, poor people who in one day lost their homes, lost everything and lost their lives,' says the Pope

Pope Francis waves at the crowd next to Mozambican President Felipe Nyusi (R) upon his arrival at the Maputo International Airport on September 4, 2019 on in Maputo, Mozambique. Pope Francis will visit Mozambique from the September 4-6.  GIANLUIGI GUERCIA / AFP

Dorian kills 5 in Bahamas, U.S. evacuates southeast coast

Sep 03, 2019 - 3:01 PM

Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis calls the hurricane, now a category 3 storm, a 'historic tragedy' for the archipelago.

DORIAN. A man crosses the street in the pouring rain in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on September 2, 2019. Photo by Eva Marie Uzcategui/AFP

13,000 houses damaged in 'catastrophic' Bahamas hurricane – Red Cross

Sep 02, 2019 - 9:56 PM

There is no immediate word on casualties in the low-lying islands

DORIAN. This satellite image obtained from NOAA/RAMMB, shows Tropical Storm Dorian as it approaches the Bahamas at 13:40 UTC on September 1, 2019. AFP PHOTO / NOAA/RAMMB/HANDOUT

Bahamas, Florida in path of 'dangerous' Hurricane Dorian

Aug 31, 2019 - 10:33 AM

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) says Dorian 'has strengthened to an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane' on a 5-level scale

PREPARING FOR DORIAN. A business owner puts plywood over the windows of his office building as he prepares for the arrival of Hurricane Dorian on August 30, 2019 in West Palm Beach, Florida. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP

Former PBA player Dorian Peña arrested in drug buy-bust – report

May 11, 2017 - 7:46 PM

The former GlobalPort Batang Pier player is arrested with two others in an alleged drug den in Merryland Village Mandaluyong City according to a report

ARRESTED. Ex-PBA player Dorian Peña, seen during a 2014 game for Barako Bull, was arrested in a drug buy-bust operation in Mandaluyong City. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PBA hands hefty fines to Belga, Almazan

Mar 17, 2015 - 2:13 PM

Rain or Shine teammates Beau Belga and Raymond Almazan will pay a combined fine of P110 000 while Ginebra s Dorian Peña will pay P10 000

HEFTY FINES. The PBA hits Beau Belga with a hefty fine of P70,000 over 3 plays and his conduct towards the audience during Rain or Shine's game vs Ginebra. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Peña now with Ginebra after three-team trade

Feb 03, 2015 - 8:23 PM

Jay R Reyes will move to the San Miguel Beermen while Justin Chua will now suit up for Barako Bull energy

TRADE. From left: Jay-R Reyes, Dorian Peña, and Justin Chua swap uniforms. PBA Images

Barako coach rues attitude of KIA import after tune-up skirmish

Jan 22, 2015 - 5:19 PM

Barako Bull head coach Koy Banal says Kia import PJ Ramos bumped him and was taunting the entire Barako bench

DISPLEASED. Barako Bull head coach Koy Banal was not pleased with how KIA import PJ Ramos conducted himself during their tune-up game. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

KIA-Barako Bull tune-up halted following skirmish

Jan 22, 2015 - 1:08 PM

A tune up game between the KIA Sorento and Barako Bull Energy was brought to a premature ending following a skirmis late in the third quarter

DRIVE-BY. The Kia Sorento and Barako Bull Energy Cola quarrel in the third quarter of an abbreviated tuneup. Photo by Naveen Ganglani

Greg Slaughter and lessons learned from his first PBA season

Aug 02, 2014 - 11:46 AM

The PBA 2014 Rookie of the Year reflects on his first season as a pro and shares what he needs to do to help end Ginebra s title drought

'I feel like I want to live up to that Ginebra reputation and have everyone on our side,' says Slaughter. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PBA Fastbreak: Beer and Coffee drown rivals

Mar 23, 2014 - 5:53 PM

PBA writer Enzo Flojo analyzes the victories of the San Miguel Beermen and the San Mig Super Coffee Mixers on Saturday night

IMPORT COLA. Barako Energy's Josh Dollard goes up for a shot over San Miguel Beermen import Kevin Jones. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Dorian Nakamoto denies Newsweek Bitcoin claims

Mar 17, 2014 - 11:39 PM

The Newsweek reporter said that after extensive research into his background and an ostensible verbal confirmation by him she concluded he is the Satoshi Nakamoto who invented the online currency

8 things about alleged Bitcoin founder Dorian Nakamoto

Mar 08, 2014 - 10:44 AM

Interesting facts about the man that Newsweek says is behind the pioneering digital currency

PBA: Alaska survives Barako Bull to force playoff with Meralco

Jan 19, 2014 - 5:41 PM

The Alaska Aces were teetering on the edge of missing the playoffs but pulled themselves back with a win over Barako Bull to force a playoff with Meralco Bolts

LIVE TO FIGHT ANOTHER DAY. JVee Casio puts up a shot over Keith Jensen of Barako Bull. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Fastbreak: Air21, Barako Bull score upsets over TNT, Petron

Jan 09, 2014 - 6:26 PM

PBA fans were treated to a pair of upsets Wednesday as the Air21 Express took down defending champs Talk N Text and Barako Bull edged powerhouse Petron

UPSET WEDNESDAY. Asi Taulava (L) and JC Intal (R) helped Air21 and Barako Bull, respectively score upsets vs Talk 'N Text and Petron. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Fastbreak: Barako takes down GlobalPort, Painters dominate Mixers

Dec 30, 2013 - 12:57 PM

Dorian Peña takes over down low as Barako takes down GlobalPort; Raymond Almazan breakout game pushes Rain or Shine in blow out of San Mig Coffee

SLAMS. Keith Jensen of Barako Bull (L) and Raymond Almazan of Rain or Shine (R) help their teams record Ws. Photo by KC Cruz/PBA Images

Superb horror in 'Evil Dead' (2013)

May 01, 2013 - 3:32 PM

The fresh frightening remake of the cult classic will have you screaming in your seats and maybe jumping out of them

PANDORA'S BOX. And of course he reads the book. All images from Facebook

Barako, B-Meg draw first blood in PBA Commissioner's Cup semis

Apr 12, 2012 - 9:44 AM

Barako Bull Energy and B Meg Llamados both take game 1 of their semifinals match ups