Dengue fever

November 7, 2010

Kelly Wins 10th World Title. Andy is Dead.

Kelly Slater has just won the world tour event in Puerto Rico, and with it his tenth world surfing championship.

The contest was suspended for two days earlier this week because three times world champion Andy Irons had just died. In his hotel room, apparently of dengue fever.

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February 17, 2010

Haiti Homeless Demand Shelter

The chart below shows month to month variations in the climate at Port au Prince, the capital of earthquake stricken Haiti.  Look carefully at the dark green "precipitation" graph:

Port-Au-Prince, Haiti Climate graph contributed by

The month of January when the earthquake hit is the driest of the year. By the time May arrives average rainfall is seven times as much.

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