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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

Monday, Jan 8, 2018 at 03:30 PM EST

US Hits Record for Costly Weather Disasters: $306 Billion

US Hits Record for Costly Weather Disasters: $306 Billion

With three strong hurricanes, wildfires, hail, flooding, tornadoes and drought, the United States tallied a record high bill last year for weather disasters: $306 billion. The U.S. had 16 disasters last year...

Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 at 06:29 PM EST

Task Force in Puerto Rico Will Examine Hurricane Deaths

Task Force in Puerto Rico Will Examine Hurricane Deaths

Puerto Rico's governor on Thursday announced the creation of a task force that will examine the number of deaths related to Hurricane Maria, NBC News reported. The task force is expected to release its...

Saturday, Dec 30, 2017 at 12:09 AM EST

Nearly Half of Puerto Rico Clients Without Power: Officials

Nearly Half of Puerto Rico Clients Without Power: Officials

The revelation that more than 660,000 power customers across Puerto Rico still lack electricity more than three months after Hurricane Maria has sparked outrage, surprise and resignation among some islanders who...

Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017 at 11:21 PM EST

Thousands of Puerto Rico Police Owed Overtime Call in Sick

Thousands of Puerto Rico Police Owed Overtime Call in Sick

Thousands of police officers are calling in sick every day in Puerto Rico, partly to press demands for unpaid overtime pay for hurricane recovery efforts as concerns grow over people's safety in a U.S. territory...

Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017 at 04:46 PM EST

Puerto Rico Fears Economic Downturn From New Tax Overhaul

Puerto Rico Fears Economic Downturn From New Tax Overhaul

The sweeping federal tax rewrite approved Wednesday outraged officials in Puerto Rico, who said it threatens to crush the backbone of the island's economy at a time when they need substantial help recovering...

Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017 at 12:02 PM EST

Abandoned Pets Swamp Shelters in Post-Hurricane Puerto Rico

Abandoned Pets Swamp Shelters in Post-Hurricane Puerto Rico

They've been tossed over fences, tied to gates and even left with a $20 bill under their collar. Abandoned animals are overwhelming Puerto Rico's shelters, which were already struggling to cope with the hundreds...

Monday, Dec 18, 2017 at 02:34 PM EST

Puerto Rico Gov. Orders Review of All Post-Hurricane Deaths

Puerto Rico Gov. Orders Review of All Post-Hurricane Deaths

Puerto Rico's governor on Monday ordered authorities to review all deaths reported since Hurricane Maria hit nearly three months ago amid accusations that the U.S. territory has vastly undercounted storm-related...

Monday, Dec 18, 2017 at 08:06 AM EST

Nonprofit Slams Local, US Hurricane Response in Puerto Rico

Nonprofit Slams Local, US Hurricane Response in Puerto Rico

Housing is urgently needed for tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans who lack power and a regular source of safe water nearly three months after Hurricane Maria damaged their homes, Refugees International says in a...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 11:55 PM EST

Anger Grows as Puerto Rico Misses Power Restoration Deadline

Anger Grows as Puerto Rico Misses Power Restoration Deadline

Union leaders representing Puerto Rico power company workers slammed local and federal officials on Friday as the U.S. territory missed a deadline to restore 95 percent of power as promised by the island's...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 10:42 AM EST

Activists Warn Tax Bill Could Hurt Puerto Rico Even More

Activists Warn Tax Bill Could Hurt Puerto Rico Even More

A coalition of Puerto Rican and Latino groups have told members of Congress that any tax increases on U.S. corporations operating on the island would devastate an already battered economy, NBC News reported. The...

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Here is complete coverage of the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, a Category 4 storm which devastated the U.S. territory.
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