On October 9, Nicaragua's government decreed a state of red alert, the highest on the risk scale, due to the damage caused by Hurricane Julia, whose rains caused floods and flash floods.
"A State of Red Alert is declared throughout the national territory. The declaration of the State of Yellow Alert decreed on October 8 is without effect," reads the communiqué signed by Guillermo González, Minister of the National System for the Prevention, Mitigation, and . . .