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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

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018

Puerto Rico to Probe Report Power Parts Were Overlooked

Puerto Rico to Probe Report Power Parts Were Overlooked

Puerto Rico's governor is asking the island's Justice Department to investigate a report that material needed to restore power to the island was overlooked for months in a government-owned warehouse. The

Saturday, Dec 30, 2017

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...

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017

Whitefish Energy Halts Work in Puerto Rico Over $83M Owed

Whitefish Energy Halts Work in Puerto Rico Over $83M Owed

Whitefish Energy Holdings said late Monday that it was halting work to help restore power in Puerto Rico because the U.S. territory's government has not paid crews as part of a contract that led to accusations...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017

White House Sends 3rd Disaster Aid Request, for $44B

White House Sends 3rd Disaster Aid Request, for $44B

The White House Friday sent Congress a $44 billion disaster aid request that's already under attack from lawmakers from hurricane-hit regions as way too small. The request, President Donald Trump's third since...

Monday, Oct 30, 2017

Puerto Rico Says It's Scrapping $300M Whitefish Contract

Puerto Rico Says It's Scrapping $300M Whitefish Contract

The head of Puerto Rico's power company said Sunday the agency will cancel its $300 million contract with Whitefish Energy Holdings amid increased scrutiny of the tiny Montana company's role in restoring...

Saturday, Oct 28, 2017

Whitefish CEO Says 'Nothing to Hide' in Puerto Rico Contract

Whitefish CEO Says 'Nothing to Hide' in Puerto Rico Contract

The CEO of Whitefish Energy, the small Montana company under intense scrutiny for an up to $300 million contract to help restore power to storm-ravaged Puerto Rico, said that he first made contact with officials...

Saturday, Oct 28, 2017

Hurricane Maria Is Hitting Puerto Ricans in Their Pocketbook

Hurricane Maria Is Hitting Puerto Ricans in Their Pocketbook

Surviving for what is now more than five weeks without electricity and depending on bottled water is adding up for the residents of Puerto Rico. Costs for survival are on top of what they have to pay for items...

Friday, Oct 27, 2017

Trump Administration Disavows Puerto Rico Power Contract

Trump Administration Disavows Puerto Rico Power Contract

The Trump administration scrambled Friday to distance itself from the decision to award a $300 million contract to help restore Puerto Rico's power grid to a tiny Montana company from Interior Secretary...

Thursday, Oct 26, 2017

Trump Signs $36.5B Emergency Aid Bill to Help Puerto Rico

Trump Signs $36.5B Emergency Aid Bill to Help Puerto Rico

President Donald Trump signed a $36.5 billion emergency aid measure on Thursday to refill disaster accounts, provide a cash infusion to Puerto Rico and bail out the federal flood insurance program. The...

Thursday, Oct 26, 2017

After Hurricane, Puerto Rico Faces Possible Disease Epidemic

After Hurricane, Puerto Rico Faces Possible Disease Epidemic

Puerto Rico's continued struggles after Hurricane Maria include the rise of waterborne illnesses, which health professionals fear may grow to become an epidemic, NBC News reported. Two of the most recent deaths...

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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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