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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, Jul 13, 2018 at 11:52 AM EDT

FEMA Admits Being Unprepared for Severity of Hurricane Maria

FEMA Admits Being Unprepared for Severity of Hurricane Maria

Nearly a year after Hurricane Maria barreled into Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands, causing an estimated $100 billion in damage, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is admitting that it was unprepared to...

Saturday, Jul 14, 2018 at 11:22 PM EDT

Puerto Rico Power Co. CEO Resigns Over Salary Blowup

Puerto Rico Power Co. CEO Resigns Over Salary Blowup

An outrcry over a promised $750,000 salary for the CEO of the indebted Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority prompted him to quit less than 24 hours after assuming the position, along with four members of the...

Monday, Jul 9, 2018 at 03:01 PM EDT

Puerto Rico, USVI Expect Heavy Rain From Beryl Remnants

Puerto Rico, USVI Expect Heavy Rain From Beryl Remnants

Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands braced for heavy rains and strong winds Monday as remnants of the new season's first hurricane provided an initial test of how far they've recovered from last year's devastati...

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018 at 11:11 AM EDT

Judge Blocks Federal Evictions of Puerto Rican Evacuees

Judge Blocks Federal Evictions of Puerto Rican Evacuees

Nearly 1,700 Puerto Rican hurricane evacuee families living in hotels across the U.S. can stay there through at least July 23. Judge Timothy Hillman of Massachusetts' federal court granted the extension...

Sunday, Jul 1, 2018 at 06:25 AM EDT

Judge Blocks FEMA From Ending Housing Aid to Puerto Ricans

Judge Blocks FEMA From Ending Housing Aid to Puerto Ricans

Puerto Ricans who fled Hurricane Maria’s devastation and have been living in temporary housing on the mainland were granted a reprieve Saturday night when a federal judge temporarily blocked the government from...

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 at 01:05 PM EDT

Puerto Rico Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Become 51st State

Puerto Rico Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Become 51st State

Puerto Rico's non-voting representative in Congress is introducing a bill that seeks to make the U.S. territory a state by 2021. Resident Commissioner Jenniffer Gonzalez said Wednesday that 14 Democrats and 20...

Sunday, Jun 17, 2018 at 01:36 PM EDT

9 Months After Maria, Questions Persist in Puerto Rico

9 Months After Maria, Questions Persist in Puerto Rico

The battle for Puerto Rico's future is underway in a crowded courthouse where teachers, parents and students are fighting to keep their schools open, NBC News reported. Nearly 300 are slated to close after...

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 07:58 PM EDT

Puerto Rico Issues New Data on Hurricane Maria Deaths

Puerto Rico Issues New Data on Hurricane Maria Deaths

Eight days after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, Efrain Perez felt a pain in his chest. Doctors near his small town sent him to Puerto Rico's main hospital for emergency surgery for an aortic aneurysm....

Saturday, Jun 2, 2018 at 05:14 AM EDT

Puerto Rico Faces Lawsuits Over Hurricane Death Count Data

Puerto Rico Faces Lawsuits Over Hurricane Death Count Data

In an attempt to get access to crucial data about deaths from government agencies in Puerto Rico, some groups have filed lawsuits against the island, NBC News reported. The Puerto Rico Institute of Statistics...

Sunday, Jun 3, 2018 at 04:23 PM EDT
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Puerto Rico, Eight Months After Hurricane Maria

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