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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, Nov 13, 2017 at 07:59 PM EST

Puerto Rico Seeks $94B in Federal Aid for Hurricane Recovery

Puerto Rico Seeks $94B in Federal Aid for Hurricane Recovery

Puerto Rico’s governor on Monday asked the federal government for $94.4 billion as the island struggles to recover from the damage inflicted by Hurricane Maria, with much of the U.S. territory without power and...

Monday, Nov 13, 2017 at 03:20 PM EST

Lin-Manuel: Puerto Rican Efforts Making Up for Slow Start

Lin-Manuel: Puerto Rican Efforts Making Up for Slow Start

Lin-Manuel Miranda's next project is far away from Broadway, in a 35-mile-long stage. The artist is focused in helping Puerto Rico recover from the devastation Hurricane Maria has left.

Sunday, Nov 12, 2017 at 10:02 AM EST

In Florida, All Eyes on Puerto Rican Voters After Maria

 In Florida, All Eyes on Puerto Rican Voters After Maria

The arrival of more than than 130,000 Puerto Ricans in Florida since Hurricane Maria has some officials anticipating a political shakeup in a battleground state dominated by the Republican party. Both...

Monday, Nov 13, 2017 at 07:16 AM EST

Puerto Ricans Reunite With Pets After Fleeing From Hurricane

Puerto Ricans Reunite With Pets After Fleeing From Hurricane

The disaster left behind by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico forced thousands of families to leave the island and come to the U.S. More than 140,000 Puerto Ricans have already left and some were forced to...

Friday, Nov 10, 2017 at 09:02 PM EST

Head of Puerto Rico Emergency Management Agency Quits Post

Head of Puerto Rico Emergency Management Agency Quits Post

The director of Puerto Rico's Emergency Management Agency has resigned from his post as the island struggles through the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced the resignation of Abner...

Thursday, Nov 9, 2017 at 04:24 PM EST

Puerto Rico Suffered Another Power Outage, Repairs Delayed

Puerto Rico Suffered Another Power Outage, Repairs Delayed

A transmission line failure Thursday left thousands in Puerto Rico without power, just after areas had finally seen a restoration of electricity following Puerto Rico's blackout after Hurricane Maria. The...

Thursday, Nov 9, 2017 at 07:51 AM EST

US Plans to Airlift 3,000 Puerto Ricans to Florida, New York

US Plans to Airlift 3,000 Puerto Ricans to Florida, New York

The U.S. government is planning to airlift about 3,000 Puerto Ricans out of the island struggling after Hurricane Maria to Florida and New York. The Federal Emergency Management Agency spokesperson Ron Roth...

Thursday, Nov 9, 2017 at 04:15 PM EST

Puerto Rico Acknowledges Deaths Spiked in September

Puerto Rico Acknowledges Deaths Spiked in September<br />

The pace of deaths quickened on Puerto Rico immediately after Hurricane Maria — well beyond the number of deaths officially attributed to the Category 4 storm. Officials in the U.S. territory on Wednesday...

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 at 10:43 PM EST

'Hamilton' Creator Visits Puerto Rico, Announces $2.5M Fund

'Hamilton' Creator Visits Puerto Rico, Announces $2.5M Fund

"Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda made sandwiches, took selfies and announced a partnership with a nonprofit group for a $2.5 million hurricane recovery fund during a trip Tuesday to Puerto Rico. Miranda...

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 at 10:58 AM EST

FEMA Rethinking Ban on Disaster Aid to Church Buildings

FEMA Rethinking Ban on Disaster Aid to Church Buildings

When disaster strikes, houses of worship are often on the front lines, feeding and sheltering victims. Yet churches, synagogues and mosques are routinely denied aid by the Federal Emergency Management Agency...

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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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