NEW YORK -- Torrential rains battered parts of Haiti and the
Dominican Republic this week, causing mudslides, flooding and
More than 100 people were killed in the Jimani area of the
western Dominican Republic, near the border with Haiti. Scores more
were reported missing.
The hardest-hit area in Haiti was the southeast region of the
country where U.S. Marines and Canadian troops flew in relief
Tourism areas in the Dominican Republic were not affected by the
storms, according to the tourist office. To contact reporter
Gay Nagle Myers, send e-mail to [email protected].