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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, Apr 19, 2018

Power Restored to Those Hit by Puerto Rico Blackout

Power Restored to Those Hit by Puerto Rico Blackout

Puerto Rico's power company said Thursday that it has restored electricity to all customers affected by an island-wide blackout that was caused by an excavator hitting a transmission line, but tens of thousands...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018

Excavator Blamed for Island-Wide Blackout in Puerto Rico

Excavator Blamed for Island-Wide Blackout in Puerto Rico

An island-wide blackout hit Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the U.S. territory struggles to repair an increasingly unstable power grid nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria. Officials said an excavator...

Thursday, Mar 15, 2018

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.

Monday, Feb 12, 2018

Blackout Hits Northern Puerto Rico Following Fire, Explosion

Blackout Hits Northern Puerto Rico Following Fire, Explosion

An explosion and fire at an electric substation threw much of northern Puerto Rico into darkness late Sunday in a setback for the U.S. territory's efforts to fully restore power more than five months after...

Monday, Jan 29, 2018

Puerto Rican Family Squeezes Into Tight NY Hotel After Maria

Puerto Rican Family Squeezes Into Tight NY Hotel After Maria

After they lost their home in Puerto Rico to flooding during Hurricane Maria, Enghie Melendez fled with her family to the U.S. mainland with three suitcases and the hope it wouldn't take long to rebuild...

Thursday, Jan 25, 2018

PR Gov. Projects No Payment on Island’s Debt Until 2022

PR Gov. Projects No Payment on Island’s Debt Until 2022

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello projected Thursday that his bankrupt, hurricane-ravaged territory will carry budget gaps for the next four fiscal years, leaving nothing to pay back its $72 billion in bond debt...

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...

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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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