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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

Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018 at 06:55 AM EDT

Emails Show FEMA Silent Amid Chaos After Hurricane Maria

Emails Show FEMA Silent Amid Chaos After Hurricane Maria

As hundreds of people stood in line for food and many went hungry during the days and weeks after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, Walmart Inc. and local supermarkets threw out tons of spoiled meat, dairy and...

Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018 at 05:34 PM EDT

Needs Go Unmet 6 Months After Maria Hit Puerto Rico

Needs Go Unmet 6 Months After Maria Hit Puerto Rico

Generators are still humming. Candles are still flickering. Homes are still being repaired. Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane Maria exactly six months ago, and the U.S. territory is still struggling to...

Friday, Mar 16, 2018 at 06:58 AM EDT

6 Months After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Pleads for Help

6 Months After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Pleads for Help

Hurricane Maria shredded the electric poles in the plantain farming town of Corozal high in the mountains of central Puerto Rico, leaving tens of thousands of people without power or running water. Desperate,...

Thursday, Mar 15, 2018 at 07:54 AM EDT

Celebrity Chef Feeds Puerto Ricans During Maria Recovery

Celebrity Chef Feeds Puerto Ricans During Maria Recovery

It’s been nearly six months since Hurricane Maria barrelled through Puerto Rico, and families continue to put their lives back together, with some still doing it in the dark. Three million people were left...

Wednesday, Mar 7, 2018 at 07:26 AM EST

Puerto Ricans Still Stranded in Hotels 6 Months After Storm

Puerto Ricans Still Stranded in Hotels 6 Months After Storm

Nearly six months after the storm, almost 10,000 Puerto Ricans scattered across 37 states and the U.S. territory still receive temporary housing assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. That help...

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 07:57 PM EST

Suicide Rates Spike in Puerto Rico, Five Months After Maria

Suicide Rates Spike in Puerto Rico, Five Months After Maria

Exactly five months after Hurricane Maria, new figures show suicide rates in Puerto Rico reached a new high after years of steady drops. At least 103 people have died by suicide in the aftermath of Hurricane...

Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 05:05 PM EST

Judge Grants $300M Loan for Puerto Rico Power Company

Judge Grants $300M Loan for Puerto Rico Power Company

A federal judge on Monday approved a $300 million loan for Puerto Rico's power company that officials say will help keep the troubled agency operating until late March. The ruling comes just days after the...

Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 04:42 AM EST

Puerto Rico's Only Olympian Hopes to Send Positivity Home

Puerto Rico's Only Olympian Hopes to Send Positivity Home

Charles Flaherty couldn’t help but smile at the double takes when he told friends in Puerto Rico that he would be representing the island as an Alpine skier at the Winter Olympics. "Some of them ask what skiing...

Friday, Feb 16, 2018 at 02:42 PM EST

Puerto Rico Seeks $300M, Warns of Power Company Shutdown

Puerto Rico Seeks $300M, Warns of Power Company Shutdown

A federal control board urgently sought a $300 million loan for Puerto Rico's power company on Friday after a judge rejected a previous $1 billion loan request despite warnings the U.S. territory would have...

Monday, Feb 12, 2018 at 07:20 PM EST

Explosion, Fire at Power Substation Causes Blackout in Puerto Rico

Explosion, Fire at Power Substation Causes Blackout in Puerto Rico

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...

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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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