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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, Nov 21, 2017 at 02:38 AM PST

Whitefish Energy Halts Work in Puerto Rico Over $83M Owed

Whitefish Energy Halts Work in Puerto Rico Over $83M Owed

Whitefish Energy Holdings said late Monday that it was halting work to help restore power in Puerto Rico because the U.S. territory's government has not paid crews as part of a contract that led to accusations...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 01:07 PM PST

Bill Clinton Visits Puerto Rico, Distributes Relief Supplies

Bill Clinton Visits Puerto Rico, Distributes Relief Supplies

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton is visiting Puerto Rico and meeting with those left homeless after Hurricane Maria hit the U.S. territory as a Category 4 storm. Clinton arrived on Monday with medical...

Sunday, Nov 19, 2017 at 08:21 PM PST

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thousands March Through DC for Puerto Rico

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thousands March Through DC for Puerto Rico

Award-winning playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda and thousands of demonstrators marched through Washington, D.C. on Sunday to ensure people don’t forget the ongoing humanitarian crisis in hurricane-ravaged Puerto...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 10:56 AM PST

Director of Puerto Rico Power Company Resigns Amid Scrutiny

Director of Puerto Rico Power Company Resigns Amid Scrutiny

The director of Puerto Rico's power company resigned on Friday amid ongoing blackouts and scrutiny of a contract awarded to a small Montana-based company to help rebuild the electric grid destroyed by Hurricane...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 01:38 PM PST

White House Sends 3rd Disaster Aid Request, for $44B

White House Sends 3rd Disaster Aid Request, for $44B

The White House Friday sent Congress a $44 billion disaster aid request that's already under attack from lawmakers from hurricane-hit regions as way too small. The request, President Donald Trump's third since...

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 02:05 PM PST

Blackout Hits Puerto Rico as Power Company Reached Goal

Blackout Hits Puerto Rico as Power Company Reached Goal

A major blackout hit Puerto Rico's most populated region Wednesday just as the government announced it had met its goal of 50 percent power generation nearly two months after Hurricane Maria struck as a Category...

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 10:36 AM PST

After Maria, US Schools Get Influx of Puerto Rican Students

After Maria, US Schools Get Influx of Puerto Rican Students

Ten-year-old Anthony Valencia says that after Hurricane Maria destroyed his home in Puerto Rico he played video games for a month until he was sick of them. Now his smile stretches wide when he talks about going...

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 at 11:09 AM PST

PR Utility Ignored Lawyer Advice on $300M Repair Deal: Docs

PR Utility Ignored Lawyer Advice on $300M Repair Deal: Docs

Puerto Rico's bankrupt electric utility ignored advice from its own lawyers before signing an expanded contract worth $300 million with a tiny Montana company to repair its damaged power grid, newly released...

Monday, Nov 13, 2017 at 04:59 PM PST

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 12:20 PM PST

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.

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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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