1. FATALITIES

    Sandy Claims 65 in the Caribbean

    Dieu Nalio Chery / AP Photo

    While the United States prepares for Hurricane Sandy, the Caribbean is assessing the storm’s toll. 65 people have been reported dead so far across the region according to officials on Sunday. 51 of those deaths have been reported in Haiti. People in the impoverished nation are among the region’s most vulnerable, with many living in unstable structures left over from an earthquake in 2010.

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