Source: Agenzia Fides – MIL OSI
Headline: AMERICA/NICARAGUA – Hurricane Iota devastates the area of Peñas Blancas causing deaths, missing persons and destruction
Matagalpa – “We feel deep pain for what happened on the Macizo de Peñas Blancas, between La Dalia and Rancho Grande. At the moment, our priests are mobilizing in the area and we are making ourselves available to all those who are affected. I will keep you informed”. It is in these terms that His Exc. Mgr Rolando José Alvarez, Bishop of Matagalpa , told Fides of the passage of Hurricane Iota which caused the death of 18 people as well as very serious damage according to official data.