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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, Jan 11, 2018 at 11:49 AM EST

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...

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 02:10 PM EST

Displaced Puerto Ricans Find Intolerable Conditions in NYC

Displaced Puerto Ricans Find Intolerable Conditions in NYC

On the morning of Dec. 8, Nellyan Velázquez and her 3-year-old daughter left Puerto Rico for New York, unaware of what their fate would be. After a long wait at the Prevention Assistance and Temporary Housing...

Monday, Jan 8, 2018 at 04:53 PM EST

More Equipment, Crews Head to Puerto Rico for Power Boost

More Equipment, Crews Head to Puerto Rico for Power Boost

Federal officials said Monday that efforts to fully restore power to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria should get a boost with more work crews and more supplies in upcoming weeks. The U.S. Army...

Monday, Jan 8, 2018 at 03:30 PM EST

US Hits Record for Costly Weather Disasters: $306 Billion

US Hits Record for Costly Weather Disasters: $306 Billion

With three strong hurricanes, wildfires, hail, flooding, tornadoes and drought, the United States tallied a record high bill last year for weather disasters: $306 billion. The U.S. had 16 disasters last year...

Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 at 06:29 PM EST

Task Force in Puerto Rico Will Examine Hurricane Deaths

Task Force in Puerto Rico Will Examine Hurricane Deaths

Puerto Rico's governor on Thursday announced the creation of a task force that will examine the number of deaths related to Hurricane Maria, NBC News reported. The task force is expected to release its...

Saturday, Dec 30, 2017 at 12:09 AM EST

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...

Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017 at 11:21 PM EST

Thousands of Puerto Rico Police Owed Overtime Call in Sick

Thousands of Puerto Rico Police Owed Overtime Call in Sick

Thousands of police officers are calling in sick every day in Puerto Rico, partly to press demands for unpaid overtime pay for hurricane recovery efforts as concerns grow over people's safety in a U.S. territory...

Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017 at 04:46 PM EST

Puerto Rico Fears Economic Downturn From New Tax Overhaul

Puerto Rico Fears Economic Downturn From New Tax Overhaul

The sweeping federal tax rewrite approved Wednesday outraged officials in Puerto Rico, who said it threatens to crush the backbone of the island's economy at a time when they need substantial help recovering...

Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017 at 12:02 PM EST

Abandoned Pets Swamp Shelters in Post-Hurricane Puerto Rico

Abandoned Pets Swamp Shelters in Post-Hurricane Puerto Rico

They've been tossed over fences, tied to gates and even left with a $20 bill under their collar. Abandoned animals are overwhelming Puerto Rico's shelters, which were already struggling to cope with the hundreds...

Monday, Dec 18, 2017 at 02:34 PM EST

Puerto Rico Gov. Orders Review of All Post-Hurricane Deaths

Puerto Rico Gov. Orders Review of All Post-Hurricane Deaths

Puerto Rico's governor on Monday ordered authorities to review all deaths reported since Hurricane Maria hit nearly three months ago amid accusations that the U.S. territory has vastly undercounted storm-related...

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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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