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Hurricane Matthew threatens the Caribbean

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>> Hurricane Matthew, one of the most powerful storms in recent history, churning closer to Haiti Monday. Bringing 130 miles per hour winds and torrential rain. Those most at risk, the hundreds of thousands of Haitians still living in tents as a result of the 2010 earthquake.>>
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> The violent Category 4 storm is also expected to threaten Jamaica's southern coast Monday night. Reuters correspondent, Gabriel Stargodder, is just outside Kingston.>> We're about 20 minutes drive here from downtown Kingston, and in the capital city itself a lot of the major retail businesses are boarded up, car dealerships, supermarkets, lawyer's offices, things like that.
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If the hurricane comes our situation will get worse because there's no help here.>>
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The people of Kingston have taken a lot precautions already. A lot of them have bought water, have bought everything that they're going to need to perhaps see them through this storm if it gets really bad, flashlights, candles, tin food.>> And now everyone's kind of waiting for the storm to hit.
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>> Matthew will be making landfall next in Cuba Tuesday where many tourists are evacuating as the waves pick up. The US already airlifting hundreds of military families from its base at Guantanamo. The storm is especially dangerous as it's a slow moving one. That means it could dump a lot more rain potentially causing landslides and triggering floods.
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One UN expert in Jamaica predicting dire consequences saying quote, people will lose everything. Matthew has killed two people so far in Colombia and the Island of St. Vincent.