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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

Friday, May 10, 2019 at 11:38 AM PDT

House Passes $19B Disaster Aid Bill Over Trump Opposition

House Passes $19B Disaster Aid Bill Over Trump Opposition

The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases, as Democrats try to dislodge...

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019 at 02:12 PM PDT

Fact Check: Trump Misstates Hurricane Aid for Puerto Rico

Fact Check: Trump Misstates Hurricane Aid for Puerto Rico

President Donald Trump is distorting reality when it comes to disaster aid for hurricane-stricken Puerto Rico. In a flurry of angry tweets Tuesday, he argues the U.S. territory has gotten more than its fair...

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019 at 06:06 AM PDT

Puerto Rico Education, Public Safety Secretaries Resign

Puerto Rico Education, Public Safety Secretaries Resign

Two of Puerto Rico's most high-profile government officials are resigning following heavy criticism by residents of the U.S. territory over how they performed their jobs. Education Secretary Julia Keleher, who...

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019 at 09:50 AM PDT

Disaster Aid Stalls in Senate Amid Fight Over Puerto Rico

Disaster Aid Stalls in Senate Amid Fight Over Puerto Rico

Senate Democrats on Monday blocked a Republican disaster aid bill, saying it doesn't do enough to help hurricane-torn Puerto Rico. The move tossed long-sought relief for victims of hurricanes, floods and western...

Friday, Mar 29, 2019 at 10:40 AM PDT

Puerto Ricans Struggle to Buy Food Amid Funding Shortfall

Puerto Ricans Struggle to Buy Food Amid Funding Shortfall

Iraida Vargas can no longer afford the two kinds of insulin her aging mother needs and has stopped buying fresh fruit and vegetables as billions of dollars in federal funds that help Puerto Ricans buy food, get...

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019 at 09:59 AM PDT

Puerto Rico Gov. to Trump: 'Enough With the Insults'

Puerto Rico Gov. to Trump: 'Enough With the Insults'

Puerto Rico's Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said President Donald Trump was getting "misleading information" and should stop "with the insults," hours after Trump told GOP allies at a Capitol Hill meeting Tuesday...

Sunday, Mar 24, 2019 at 06:23 AM PDT

Disaster Aid Bill Facing a Tricky Path as It Heads to Senate

Disaster Aid Bill Facing a Tricky Path as It Heads to Senate

A battle over funding for Puerto Rico is complicating the path forward for a long-delayed disaster aid bill that's a top political priority for some of President Donald Trump's Republican allies as it heads...

Friday, Mar 22, 2019 at 12:36 PM PDT

Puerto Rico Mayor, Trump Critic Announces Run for Governor

Puerto Rico Mayor, Trump Critic Announces Run for Governor<br />

The mayor of Puerto Rico's capital announced Friday that she is running for governor of the U.S. territory. San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz is a polarizing figure who became an outspoken critic of U.S....

Monday, Feb 4, 2019 at 03:41 PM PST

Judge Approves Massive Puerto Rico Debt Restructuring Deal

Judge Approves Massive Puerto Rico Debt Restructuring Deal

A federal bankruptcy judge approved a major debt restructuring plan for Puerto Rico on Monday in the first deal of its kind for the U.S. territory since the island's government declared nearly four years ago...

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 04:40 AM PST

'Tonight' in Puerto Rico: Fallon Joins 'Hamilton' on Stage

'Tonight' in Puerto Rico: Fallon Joins 'Hamilton' on Stage

"Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda joined host Jimmy Fallon on a special episode of the "Tonight Show," which was taped in Puerto Rico and aired Tuesday night. Miranda, with a little one-time help from...

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