A boy walks, carrying a backpack and a teddy bear, through a street littered with debris the morning after Hurricane Matthew drove across Baracoa, Cuba. Photo: AP A boy walks, carrying a backpack and a teddy bear, through a street littered with debris the morning after Hurricane Matthew drove across Baracoa, Cuba. Photo: AP
A boy walks, carrying a backpack and a teddy bear, through a street littered with debris the morning after Hurricane Matthew drove across Baracoa, Cuba. Photo: AP

Death toll rises to 26 as Hurricane Matthew barrels toward southern US after leaving trail of destruction in Haiti and Cuba

In the United States, more than 1.5 million people were urged to evacuate the southeastern coast

A boy walks, carrying a backpack and a teddy bear, through a street littered with debris the morning after Hurricane Matthew drove across Baracoa, Cuba. Photo: AP A boy walks, carrying a backpack and a teddy bear, through a street littered with debris the morning after Hurricane Matthew drove across Baracoa, Cuba. Photo: AP
A boy walks, carrying a backpack and a teddy bear, through a street littered with debris the morning after Hurricane Matthew drove across Baracoa, Cuba. Photo: AP
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