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Puerto Rico Recovers After Maria

Puerto Rico Recovers After Maria

Complete coverage of relief and recovery efforts in Puerto Rico, following Hurricane Maria

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018 at 03:18 PM PDT

Trump Says 'Fantastic Job' by US in PR Despite 3K Deaths

Trump Says 'Fantastic Job' by US in PR Despite 3K Deaths

President Donald Trump said he thinks the federal government did a "fantastic job in Puerto Rico" despite the deaths of nearly 3,000 people after Hurricane Maria. Trump told reporters at the White House...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 09:33 AM PDT

Omarosa: Trump Used 'Derogatory' Term for Puerto Ricans

Omarosa: Trump Used 'Derogatory' Term for Puerto Ricans

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman says in her new book that President Donald Trump and his chief of staff, John Kelly, "referred to Puerto Ricans with derogatory terms many times," NBC News...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 02:22 AM PDT

FEMA Says It Didn't Treat Puerto Ricans Differently

FEMA Says It Didn't Treat Puerto Ricans Differently

The Federal Emergency Management Agency says it didn't handle housing vouchers for displaced residents of Puerto Rico any differently from those of displaced Texas and Florida residents after last year's...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 07:16 AM PDT

Puerto Rico Faces New Education Challenges After Maria

Puerto Rico Faces New Education Challenges After Maria

Roughly half a million Puerto Ricans have left the island in the past 10 years following the crippling financial crisis, resulting in a drop to the student population, NBC News reported. In the months after...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 09:13 AM PDT

Puerto Rico: Hurricane Maria Death Toll May Be Higher

Puerto Rico: Hurricane Maria Death Toll May Be Higher

Puerto Rico is now estimating that Hurricane Maria may have killed more than 1,400 people, far more than the official death toll of 64, in a report to Congress seeking billions to help the island recover from...

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 02:52 AM PDT

Puerto Ricans Turning to Solar Energy Amid Power Turmoil

Puerto Ricans Turning to Solar Energy Amid Power Turmoil

Ten months after Hurricane Maria, Adjuntas still loses power any time a heavy rain or wind pounds the rickety power lines feeding this town high in the central mountains of Puerto Rico. That leaves its...

Sunday, Jul 22, 2018 at 10:47 PM PDT

'Hamilton' Creator Announces Arts Fund for Puerto Rico

'Hamilton' Creator Announces Arts Fund for Puerto Rico

Lin-Manuel Miranda jumped up to a podium shortly after landing in Puerto Rico on Sunday to announce he has helped create a multimillion-dollar fund to boost the arts in the U.S. territory as it struggles to...

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 09:42 AM PDT

Puerto Rican Evacuees Get Another Extension on Housing

Puerto Rican Evacuees Get Another Extension on Housing

Hundreds of Hurricane Maria evacuees from Puerto Rico who are living in hotels around the nation have been given more weeks to use temporary housing vouchers after a federal judge extended a temporary restraini...

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 12:08 PM PDT

Puerto Rico's Power Company Sees 3rd CEO in Two Weeks

Puerto Rico's Power Company Sees 3rd CEO in Two Weeks

Puerto Rico's governor named a new CEO on Wednesday to lead the U.S. territory's power company, which has now seen three top executives in two weeks as it struggles with a lack of leadership, bankruptcy and the...

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 03:53 AM PDT

Most Housing Aid Appeals in Puerto Rico Denied, Unapproved

Most Housing Aid Appeals in Puerto Rico Denied, Unapproved

After hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans were denied Federal Emergency Management Agency assistance to rebuild their homes in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, most of the families who have appealed the...

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