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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

Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 at 06:13 PM PDT

Puerto Rico Sets 95 Percent Power Restoration Goal in Dec.

Puerto Rico Sets 95 Percent Power Restoration Goal in Dec.

Puerto Rico’s governor set a goal of reestablishing electric service to 30 percent of the island by the end of the month after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory's infrastructure, with the goal of...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 12:29 PM PDT

Puerto Rico Hurricane May Cause Shortage of Hospital IV Bags

Puerto Rico Hurricane May Cause Shortage of Hospital IV Bags

A key U.S. maker of hospital products said it expects a temporary shortage of small saline bags because of the hurricane that hit Puerto Rico. The hurricane wiped out the island's electrical grid, shutting down...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 12:48 PM PDT

Paul Ryan Visits Puerto Rico as Trump Offers Support

Paul Ryan Visits Puerto Rico as Trump Offers Support

House Speaker Paul Ryan is traveling to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico Friday as President Donald Trump assured residents that he "will always be with them." Ryan and other members of a congressional delegation...

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 05:49 PM PDT

As Puerto Rico Suffers, Trump Warns Help Won't Last Forever

As Puerto Rico Suffers, Trump Warns Help Won't Last Forever

President Donald Trump lashed out at hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico on Thursday, insisting in tweets that the federal government can't keep sending help "forever" and suggesting the U.S. territory was to blame...

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 12:32 PM PDT

House Passes $36.5B for Hurricane, Wildfire Relief

House Passes $36.5B for Hurricane, Wildfire Relief

The House approved on Thursday President Donald Trump's request for billions more in disaster aid, $16 billion to pay flood insurance claims and emergency funding to help the cash-strapped government of...

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 11:55 AM PDT

Puerto Rico Investigates Post-Hurricane Disease Outbreak

Puerto Rico Investigates Post-Hurricane Disease Outbreak

Four deaths in Hurricane Maria's aftermath are being investigated as possible cases of a disease spread by animals' urine, Puerto Rico'sgovernor said Wednesday amid concerns about islanders' exposure to...

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 07:35 AM PDT

Zuckerberg Sorry for Virtual Tour of Devastated Puerto Rico

Zuckerberg Sorry for Virtual Tour of Devastated Puerto Rico

Mark Zuckerberg has apologized for showcasing Facebook's virtual reality capability with a tour of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. The Facebook founder and another executive discussed the platform's virtual...

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 11:46 AM PDT

Puerto Ricans Leave for US Mainland as Storm Woes Linger

Puerto Ricans Leave for US Mainland as Storm Woes Linger

Lourdes Rodriguez fled Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria filled her home in the northern town of Vega Baja with mud, ruining mattresses and other belongings. She thought it would be a short stay with her...

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 at 07:54 AM PDT

Puerto Rico Slum Transformed by 'Despacito' Seeks to Revive

Puerto Rico Slum Transformed by 'Despacito' Seeks to Revive

Hope had come in with a song for La Perla, a seaside slum that had long been notorious as a violent enclave that served as Puerto Rico's biggest distribution point for heroin. The sound of clicking cameras and...

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 at 01:23 PM PDT

PR Deaths Rise to 45, Lawmakers Want Longer Jones Act Waiver

PR Deaths Rise to 45, Lawmakers Want Longer Jones Act Waiver

The number of deaths in Puerto Rico associated with Hurricane Maria has increased to 45 from 43, Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rossello said Tuesday, as Republicans and Democrats in Congress push to exempt the...

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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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