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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, Apr 2, 2019 at 09:50 AM PDT

Disaster Aid Stalls in Senate Amid Fight Over Puerto Rico

Disaster Aid Stalls in Senate Amid Fight Over Puerto Rico

Senate Democrats on Monday blocked a Republican disaster aid bill, saying it doesn't do enough to help hurricane-torn Puerto Rico. The move tossed long-sought relief for victims of hurricanes, floods and western...

Friday, Mar 29, 2019 at 10:40 AM PDT

Puerto Ricans Struggle to Buy Food Amid Funding Shortfall

Puerto Ricans Struggle to Buy Food Amid Funding Shortfall

Iraida Vargas can no longer afford the two kinds of insulin her aging mother needs and has stopped buying fresh fruit and vegetables as billions of dollars in federal funds that help Puerto Ricans buy food, get...

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019 at 09:59 AM PDT

Puerto Rico Gov. to Trump: 'Enough With the Insults'

Puerto Rico Gov. to Trump: 'Enough With the Insults'

Puerto Rico's Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said President Donald Trump was getting "misleading information" and should stop "with the insults," hours after Trump told GOP allies at a Capitol Hill meeting Tuesday...

Sunday, Mar 24, 2019 at 06:23 AM PDT

Disaster Aid Bill Facing a Tricky Path as It Heads to Senate

Disaster Aid Bill Facing a Tricky Path as It Heads to Senate

A battle over funding for Puerto Rico is complicating the path forward for a long-delayed disaster aid bill that's a top political priority for some of President Donald Trump's Republican allies as it heads...

Friday, Mar 22, 2019 at 12:36 PM PDT

Puerto Rico Mayor, Trump Critic Announces Run for Governor

Puerto Rico Mayor, Trump Critic Announces Run for Governor<br />

The mayor of Puerto Rico's capital announced Friday that she is running for governor of the U.S. territory. San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz is a polarizing figure who became an outspoken critic of U.S....

Monday, Feb 4, 2019 at 03:41 PM PST

Judge Approves Massive Puerto Rico Debt Restructuring Deal

Judge Approves Massive Puerto Rico Debt Restructuring Deal

A federal bankruptcy judge approved a major debt restructuring plan for Puerto Rico on Monday in the first deal of its kind for the U.S. territory since the island's government declared nearly four years ago...

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 04:40 AM PST

'Tonight' in Puerto Rico: Fallon Joins 'Hamilton' on Stage

'Tonight' in Puerto Rico: Fallon Joins 'Hamilton' on Stage

"Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda joined host Jimmy Fallon on a special episode of the "Tonight Show," which was taped in Puerto Rico and aired Tuesday night. Miranda, with a little one-time help from...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 05:09 PM PST

Jimmy Fallon: Puerto Rican Episode a 'Love Letter' to Island

Jimmy Fallon: Puerto Rican Episode a 'Love Letter' to Island

Jimmy Fallon said a "Tonight Show" episode taped in Puerto Rico with "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is a love letter to the island still in hurricane-recovery mode. "It's a real celebration of Puerto...

Monday, Jan 7, 2019 at 11:36 AM PST

Growing Opioid Crisis Adds to Puerto Rico's Problems

Growing Opioid Crisis Adds to Puerto Rico's Problems

Jose Carlos Laviena emptied his pockets, took off his shoes and waited to die. He had just injected himself with a new type of heroin that his dealer was promoting, but the high was so strong that Laviena...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 03:43 AM PST

'Tonight Show' to Air Episode in Puerto Rico With 'Hamilton'

'Tonight Show' to Air Episode in Puerto Rico With 'Hamilton'

Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight Show" will air an episode next year from Puerto Rico including an exclusive performance with Lin-Manuel Miranda reprising his role in "Hamilton."

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