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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

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 08:26 PM EDT

Puerto Rico Gov Submits $25B Budget Amid Deal With Board

Puerto Rico Gov Submits $25B Budget Amid Deal With Board

Puerto Rico's governor proposed a $25 billion budget to the island's legislature Tuesday in which retired government workers would keep their monthly pensions uncut and public school teachers and police officers...

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 08:49 AM EDT

Army Corps Leaving PR With Hurricane Recovery Unfinished

Army Corps Leaving PR With Hurricane Recovery Unfinished

The Army Corps of Engineers is ending its work to rebuild Puerto Rico's electric grid, despite residents' fears that the island's government won't be able to restore power on its own to more than 16,000...

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 05:54 AM EDT

Puerto Rico Not Ready for Hurricane Season: San Juan Mayor

Puerto Rico Not Ready for Hurricane Season: San Juan Mayor

The mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, said Thursday that the island remains in desperate need of help eight months after Hurricane Maria and isn't ready for the hurricane season that begins in June.

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 08:14 AM EDT

Hurricanes Left Texas, PR Teens Scrambling for Normal

Hurricanes Left Texas, PR Teens Scrambling for Normal

Teenagers in southeastern Texas and central Puerto Rico have had their lives altered forever by the hurricanes that devastated the regions last year, NBC News reports. Students are saying goodbye to friends who...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 09:16 PM EDT

US Releases Puerto Rico Debt Crisis Report, Offers Solutions

US Releases Puerto Rico Debt Crisis Report, Offers Solutions

A U.S. government report Wednesday detailed how Puerto Rico accumulated some $70 billion in public debt and suggested ways federal officials could help avoid a repeat of the crisis.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 11:57 AM EDT

No Deeds, No Aid: PR Faces Home Reconstruction Challenge

No Deeds, No Aid: PR Faces Home Reconstruction Challenge

Miriam Medina's house in Canovanas, Puerto Rico, was "completely lost" following Hurricane Maria nearly eight months ago and she's lost count of all the times FEMA denied her individual assistance application...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 10:17 AM EDT

Puerto Rico Protests Against Austerity Measures Turn Violent

Puerto Rico Protests Against Austerity Measures Turn Violent

Thousands of Puerto Ricans marched Tuesday to protest pension cuts, school closures and slow hurricane recovery efforts as anger grows across the U.S. territory over looming austerity measures. The Labor Day...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 05:46 AM EDT

Florida Gov. Scott Says Puerto Rico Should Become a State

Florida Gov. Scott Says Puerto Rico Should Become a State

Florida's Republican governor says he supports making Puerto Rico the nation's 51st state.

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 at 06:04 AM EDT

US Pols Seek to Sway Arrivals From Puerto Rico Before Vote

US Pols Seek to Sway Arrivals From Puerto Rico Before Vote<br /><br />

A small street festival outside Miami features booths adorned with Puerto Rican flags. A band plays salsa music as vendors offer specialties from the Caribbean island such as rice with pork and chickpeas....

Monday, Apr 23, 2018 at 07:44 AM EDT

Florida Gov. Set to Make 5th Trip to Puerto Rico Since Maria

Florida Gov. Set to Make 5th Trip to Puerto Rico Since Maria

The trip comes less than two weeks after Scott announced he will run for U.S. Senate, challenging three-term Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson.

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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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