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Katelyn Smith watches after her one-year old son Ricky Trahan III, amidst the rubble of the family's destroyed home in Lake Charles, La., Friday, Dec. 4, 2020. They were hit by Hurricanes Laura and Delta. Her future in-laws are living in a tent on the property, while she, her child and her fiancé Ricky Trahan, Jr., are living in a loaned camper. A relatives home on the same property is now gutted and they are living in a camper as well. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

AP PHOTOS: Louisiana residents struggle months after storms

Dec. 30, 2020 11:35 AM EST

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Well after Hurricanes Laura and Delta ravaged southwest Louisiana, the state and its people are still far from recovered, with many living in tents and cooking their meals over open fires while they slowly work to rebuild their destroyed homes. Ricky and Cristin Trahan are among...

Emily and Taylor Pascale exchange their wedding vows outside the home of Taylor's parents, Friday, Dec. 4, 2020, in Grand Lake, La., which was heavily damaged from Hurricanes Laura and Delta. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Hurricanes, virus can't stop Louisiana couple's wedding

Dec. 29, 2020 12:23 PM EST

GRAND LAKE La. (AP) — Most couples might have wondered whether the forces of nature were against them after moving their wedding three times because of the pandemic and two hurricanes that hit almost the exact same spot within weeks of one another. But Emily Kitfield and Taylor Pascale were even more...

Katelyn Smith stands with her one year old son Ricky Trahan, III, as she prepares to change his clothes, as their family lives in a camper and tents where their home was destroyed, in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura and Hurricane Delta, in Lake Charles, La., Friday, Dec. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

2 months after hurricanes, Louisiana residents still hurting

Dec. 24, 2020 10:13 AM EST

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — As southwest Louisiana recovers from the back-to-back hurricanes that hammered the region this year, signs of progress compete with lingering evidence of mass destruction. The fallen trees that carpeted neighborhoods have mostly been chopped up and hauled away, but the roofs they...

Migrants stand on the side of the road on their way North near Agua Caliente, close to the border with Guatemala, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. Honduran security forces stationed on the highway a few kilometers before Agua Caliente, asked the migrants for their passports or identity cards and proof of a COVID-19 test, and if they did not produce those documents they would not be allowed to move on. (AP Photo/Delmer Martinez)

Hondurans forming migrant caravan for US stopped in homeland

Dec. 10, 2020 8:07 PM EST

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — Hundreds of Hondurans trying to start a new caravan to reach the U.S. border were stopped by Honduran security personnel Thursday before they even reached the border with neighboring Guatemala. The Honduran police and immigration agents asked their countrymen to show travel...

FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2020 file photo, a resident walking through a flooded street looks back at storm damage caused by Hurricane Eta in Planeta, Honduras. Flooded out Honduran and Guatemalan families stranded on rooftops in the most marginalized neighborhoods after the passage of hurricanes Eta and Iota portend a new wave of migration, observers across the region say. (AP Photo/Delmer Martinez, File)

Punishing hurricanes to spur more Central American migration

Nov. 24, 2020 3:53 PM EST

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — At a shelter in this northern Honduran city, Lilian Gabriela Santos Sarmiento says back-to-back hurricanes that hit with devastating fury this month have overturned her life. Her home in what was once a pretty neighborhood in nearby La Lima was destroyed by flooding. The...