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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, Apr 6, 2018 at 05:13 PM EDT

FEMA: Puerto Rico Running Out of Time as Storm Season Nears

FEMA: Puerto Rico Running Out of Time as Storm Season Nears

The administrator of the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency said Friday it will take up to an estimated $50 billion to help rebuild Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria and warned that the U.S. territory is...

Thursday, Apr 5, 2018 at 11:38 PM EDT

Puerto Rico to Close 283 Schools Amid Sharp Enrollment Drop

Puerto Rico to Close 283 Schools Amid Sharp Enrollment Drop

Puerto Rico's Department of Education announced Thursday that it will close 283 schools this summer following a sharp drop in enrollment amid the island's long economic slump and the continued departure of...

Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018 at 06:55 AM EDT

Emails Show FEMA Silent Amid Chaos After Hurricane Maria

Emails Show FEMA Silent Amid Chaos After Hurricane Maria

As hundreds of people stood in line for food and many went hungry during the days and weeks after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, Walmart Inc. and local supermarkets threw out tons of spoiled meat, dairy and...

Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018 at 05:34 PM EDT

Needs Go Unmet 6 Months After Maria Hit Puerto Rico

Needs Go Unmet 6 Months After Maria Hit Puerto Rico

Generators are still humming. Candles are still flickering. Homes are still being repaired. Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane Maria exactly six months ago, and the U.S. territory is still struggling to...

Friday, Mar 16, 2018 at 06:58 AM EDT

6 Months After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Pleads for Help

6 Months After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Pleads for Help

Hurricane Maria shredded the electric poles in the plantain farming town of Corozal high in the mountains of central Puerto Rico, leaving tens of thousands of people without power or running water. Desperate,...

Thursday, Mar 15, 2018 at 07:54 AM EDT

Celebrity Chef Feeds Puerto Ricans During Maria Recovery

Celebrity Chef Feeds Puerto Ricans During Maria Recovery

What started with one kitchen and a group of chefs in Puerto Rico just days after the storm would turn into 21 kitchens, thousands of volunteers and 3.3 million meals.

Wednesday, Mar 7, 2018 at 07:26 AM EST

Puerto Ricans Still Stranded in Hotels 6 Months After Storm

Puerto Ricans Still Stranded in Hotels 6 Months After Storm

Nearly six months after the storm, almost 10,000 Puerto Ricans scattered across 37 states and the U.S. territory still receive temporary housing assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. That help...

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 07:57 PM EST

Suicide Rates Spike in Puerto Rico, Five Months After Maria

Suicide Rates Spike in Puerto Rico, Five Months After Maria

Exactly five months after Hurricane Maria, new figures show suicide rates in Puerto Rico reached a new high after years of steady drops. At least 103 people have died by suicide in the aftermath of Hurricane...

Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 05:05 PM EST

Judge Grants $300M Loan for Puerto Rico Power Company

Judge Grants $300M Loan for Puerto Rico Power Company

A federal judge on Monday approved a $300 million loan for Puerto Rico's power company that officials say will help keep the troubled agency operating until late March. The ruling comes just days after the...

Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 04:42 AM EST

Puerto Rico's Only Olympian Hopes to Send Positivity Home

Puerto Rico's Only Olympian Hopes to Send Positivity Home

Charles Flaherty couldn’t help but smile at the double takes when he told friends in Puerto Rico that he would be representing the island as an Alpine skier at the Winter Olympics. "Some of them ask what skiing...

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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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