‘This was worse than Eta’: Hurricane Iota brings repeat destruction to Honduras

Second devastating hurricane in two weeks lashes fragile nation and leaves villages submerged Nery Benitez was working shifts as a baggage handler at San Pedro Sula’s airport when it got flooded by Hurricane Eta. This week it was inundated again as Hurricane Iota struck. “I had gone seven months without work and three days after I got called back this flooding happened,” the 50-year-old said. “We have family and children. How are we going to feed them?” Continue reading...

Second devastating hurricane in two weeks lashes fragile nation and leaves villages submerged Nery Benitez was working shifts as a baggage handler at San Pedro Sula’s airport when it got flooded by Hurricane Eta. This week it was inundated again as Hurricane Iota struck. “I had gone seven months without work and three days after I got called back this flooding happened,” the 50-year-old said. “We have family and children. How are we going to feed them?” Continue reading...