Irma & Maria: Hurricane Coverage

Irma & Maria: Hurricane Coverage

September 2017 will be hard to forget in the Caribbean, after the strike of two major hurricanes on several islands, with little time in between to recuperate. I covered both hurricanes for Associated Press in different parts of Dominican Republic: Samana/Nagua and the popular touristy area of Punta Cana/Bavaro. Here are some of the images.

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So What if You Touch Me?

So What if You Touch Me?

It was still dark outside. I tried to stay quiet, to blend in with nature, but every step I took through the fallen leaves sounded like I was walking over a field of potato chips. I wasn’t wearing the appropriate footwear for this and I knew it. I had a hunch when I left my apartment that I would get cold, but growing up on an island in the Caribbean does not make you an expert on deer hunting fashion. I had never seen a deer before and the chances were that the first time I did it was going to be a dead one.

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