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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 9, 2018 at 12:01 PM PDT

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 08:11 AM PDT

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 03:25 AM PDT

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...

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 at 10:05 AM PDT

Puerto Rico Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Become 51st State

Puerto Rico Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Become 51st State

Puerto Rico's non-voting representative in Congress is introducing a bill that seeks to make the U.S. territory a state by 2021. Resident Commissioner Jenniffer Gonzalez said Wednesday that 14 Democrats and 20...

Sunday, Jun 17, 2018 at 10:36 AM PDT

9 Months After Maria, Questions Persist in Puerto Rico

9 Months After Maria, Questions Persist in Puerto Rico

The battle for Puerto Rico's future is underway in a crowded courthouse where teachers, parents and students are fighting to keep their schools open, NBC News reported. Nearly 300 are slated to close after...

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 04:58 PM PDT

Puerto Rico Issues New Data on Hurricane Maria Deaths

Puerto Rico Issues New Data on Hurricane Maria Deaths

Eight days after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, Efrain Perez felt a pain in his chest. Doctors near his small town sent him to Puerto Rico's main hospital for emergency surgery for an aortic aneurysm....

Saturday, Jun 2, 2018 at 02:14 AM PDT

Puerto Rico Faces Lawsuits Over Hurricane Death Count Data

Puerto Rico Faces Lawsuits Over Hurricane Death Count Data

In an attempt to get access to crucial data about deaths from government agencies in Puerto Rico, some groups have filed lawsuits against the island, NBC News reported. The Puerto Rico Institute of Statistics...

Sunday, Jun 3, 2018 at 01:23 PM PDT
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Puerto Rico, Eight Months After Hurricane Maria

In the eight months since Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico as a category...View gallery

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 02:56 PM PDT

Maria Killed Thousands More Than Official Toll in PR: Study

Maria Killed Thousands More Than Official Toll in PR: Study

Officially, the government of Puerto Rico has blamed Hurricane Maria for 64 deaths, but a new study out Tuesday found that the powerful storm was responsible for more than 4,500 deaths. That's more than 70...

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 05:49 AM PDT

Army Corps Leaving PR With Hurricane Recovery Unfinished

Army Corps Leaving PR With Hurricane Recovery Unfinished

The Army Corps of Engineers is ending its work to rebuild Puerto Rico's electric grid, despite residents' fears that the island's government won't be able to restore power on its own to more than 16,000...

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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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