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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

Monday, Jul 23, 2018 at 01:47 AM EDT

'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. territory as it struggles to...

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 12:42 PM EDT

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 after a federal judge extended a temporary restraini...

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 03:08 PM EDT

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 as it struggles with a lack of leadership, bankruptcy and the...

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 06:53 AM EDT

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 the...

Monday, Jul 16, 2018 at 06:55 AM EDT

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 at 11:52 AM EDT

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...

Saturday, Jul 14, 2018 at 11:22 PM EDT

Puerto Rico Power Co. CEO Resigns Over Salary Blowup

Puerto Rico Power Co. CEO Resigns Over Salary Blowup

An outrcry over a promised $750,000 salary for the CEO of the indebted Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority prompted him to quit less than 24 hours after assuming the position, along with four members of the...

Monday, Jul 9, 2018 at 03:01 PM EDT

Puerto Rico, USVI Expect Heavy Rain From Beryl Remnants

Puerto Rico, USVI Expect Heavy Rain From Beryl Remnants

Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands braced for heavy rains and strong winds Monday as remnants of the new season's first hurricane provided an initial test of how far they've recovered from last year's devastati...

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018 at 11:11 AM EDT

Judge Blocks Federal Evictions of Puerto Rican Evacuees

Judge Blocks Federal Evictions of Puerto Rican Evacuees

Nearly 1,700 Puerto Rican hurricane evacuee families living in hotels across the U.S. can stay there through at least July 23. Judge Timothy Hillman of Massachusetts' federal court granted the extension...

Sunday, Jul 1, 2018 at 06:25 AM EDT

Judge Blocks FEMA From Ending Housing Aid to Puerto Ricans

Judge Blocks FEMA From Ending Housing Aid to Puerto Ricans

Puerto Ricans who fled Hurricane Maria’s devastation and have been living in temporary housing on the mainland were granted a reprieve Saturday night when a federal judge temporarily blocked the government from...

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