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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, Aug 14, 2018

Puerto Rico Officials Say All of Island Has Power Again

Puerto Rico Officials Say All of Island Has Power Again

Power has been restored to all of Puerto Rico for the first time since Hurricane Maria struck nearly 11 months ago, officials said Tuesday.

Sunday, Aug 12, 2018

PR Hurricane Donations Damaged, Covered in Rat Droppings

PR Hurricane Donations Damaged, Covered in Rat Droppings

A local radio station in Puerto Rico said it found neglected shipping containers full of donated supplies to Hurricane Maria victims damaged and covered in animal droppings.

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018

Puerto Rico: Hurricane Maria Death Toll May Be Higher

Puerto Rico: Hurricane Maria Death Toll May Be Higher

Puerto Rico is now estimating that Hurricane Maria may have killed more than 1,400 people, far more than the official death toll of 64, in a report to Congress seeking billions to help the island recover...

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018

Puerto Ricans Turning to Solar Energy Amid Power Turmoil

Puerto Ricans Turning to Solar Energy Amid Power Turmoil

Ten months after Hurricane Maria, Adjuntas still loses power any time a heavy rain or wind pounds the rickety power lines feeding this town high in the central mountains of Puerto Rico. That leaves its...

Monday, Jul 23, 2018

'Hamilton' Creator Announces Arts Fund for Puerto Rico

'Hamilton' Creator Announces Arts Fund for Puerto Rico

Lin-Manuel Miranda jumped up to a podium shortly after landing in Puerto Rico on Sunday to announce he has helped create a multimillion-dollar fund to boost the arts in the U.S.

Friday, Jul 20, 2018

Puerto Rican Evacuees Get Another Extension on Housing

Puerto Rican Evacuees Get Another Extension on Housing

Hundreds of Hurricane Maria evacuees from Puerto Rico who are living in hotels around the nation have been given more weeks to use temporary housing vouchers.

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018

Puerto Rico's Power Company Sees 3rd CEO in Two Weeks

Puerto Rico's Power Company Sees 3rd CEO in Two Weeks

Puerto Rico's governor named a new CEO on Wednesday to lead the U.S. territory's power company, which has now seen three top executives in two weeks.

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018

Most Housing Aid Appeals in Puerto Rico Denied, Unapproved

Most Housing Aid Appeals in Puerto Rico Denied, Unapproved

After hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans were denied Federal Emergency Management Agency assistance to rebuild their homes in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, most of the families who have appealed...

Monday, Jul 16, 2018

Wary Puerto Ricans Cheer Return of Electricity

Wary Puerto Ricans Cheer Return of Electricity

It was finally a night to celebrate in Adjuntas, a village tucked into the mountains of central Puerto Rico. People pressed TV remote buttons, clicked on fans and plugged in refrigerators as electricity...

Friday, Jul 13, 2018

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...

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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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