“Puerto Rico once again faces another hard blow from Mother Nature, but as we have done on other occasions, I know that we are going to rise up with more strength, with more courage,” Ricky Martin said in a video on Monday, Sept. 19. “I send you a hug, with all my love. I know that united we will make our little island shine once again as it always has. I love you I love you with all my heart.”
CNN reports that Fiona has since been upgraded to a Category 4 storm, and has killed several people in the Caribbean Islands. The storm has led to flash flooding, mudslides, and an islandwide blackout on Puerto Rico. Most of the island remains without power, according to utility companies’ reports tracked by PowerOutage.us, and officials expect it could take several days to fully restore service.