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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

Sunday, Mar 24, 2019 at 06:23 AM PDT

Disaster Aid Bill Facing a Tricky Path as It Heads to Senate

Disaster Aid Bill Facing a Tricky Path as It Heads to Senate

A battle over funding for Puerto Rico is complicating the path forward for a long-delayed disaster aid bill that's a top political priority for some of President Donald Trump's Republican allies as it heads...

Friday, Mar 22, 2019 at 12:36 PM PDT

Puerto Rico Mayor, Trump Critic Announces Run for Governor

Puerto Rico Mayor, Trump Critic Announces Run for Governor<br />

The mayor of Puerto Rico's capital announced Friday that she is running for governor of the U.S. territory. San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz is a polarizing figure who became an outspoken critic of U.S....

Monday, Feb 4, 2019 at 03:41 PM PST

Judge Approves Massive Puerto Rico Debt Restructuring Deal

Judge Approves Massive Puerto Rico Debt Restructuring Deal

A federal bankruptcy judge approved a major debt restructuring plan for Puerto Rico on Monday in the first deal of its kind for the U.S. territory since the island's government declared nearly four years ago...

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 04:40 AM PST

'Tonight' in Puerto Rico: Fallon Joins 'Hamilton' on Stage

'Tonight' in Puerto Rico: Fallon Joins 'Hamilton' on Stage

"Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda joined host Jimmy Fallon on a special episode of the "Tonight Show," which was taped in Puerto Rico and aired Tuesday night. Miranda, with a little one-time help from...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 05:09 PM PST

Jimmy Fallon: Puerto Rican Episode a 'Love Letter' to Island

Jimmy Fallon: Puerto Rican Episode a 'Love Letter' to Island

Jimmy Fallon said a "Tonight Show" episode taped in Puerto Rico with "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is a love letter to the island still in hurricane-recovery mode. "It's a real celebration of Puerto...

Monday, Jan 7, 2019 at 11:36 AM PST

Growing Opioid Crisis Adds to Puerto Rico's Problems

Growing Opioid Crisis Adds to Puerto Rico's Problems

Jose Carlos Laviena emptied his pockets, took off his shoes and waited to die. He had just injected himself with a new type of heroin that his dealer was promoting, but the high was so strong that Laviena...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 03:43 AM PST

'Tonight Show' to Air Episode in Puerto Rico With 'Hamilton'

'Tonight Show' to Air Episode in Puerto Rico With 'Hamilton'

Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight Show" will air an episode next year from Puerto Rico including an exclusive performance with Lin-Manuel Miranda reprising his role in "Hamilton."

Thursday, Oct 25, 2018 at 07:53 AM PDT

Survivor Stories: Teachers in Puerto Rico Reflect on Hurricane Maria 1 Year Later

Survivor Stories: Teachers in Puerto Rico Reflect on Hurricane Maria 1 Year Later

In early September 2017, Hurricane Irma narrowly avoided Puerto Rico. In many respects this "false alarm" set the stage for what came later that month. Hurricane Maria made landfall in the early morning...

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 10:46 AM PDT

New Law Requires Audit of Failed FEMA Hurricane Contracts

New Law Requires Audit of Failed FEMA Hurricane Contracts

A new law requires the Federal Emergency Management Agency to investigate how it came to award Hurricane Maria relief contracts to a company with an unproven record.

Friday, Oct 26, 2018 at 02:19 PM PDT

Puerto Rico busca atraer al turismo a un año de María

Puerto Rico busca atraer al turismo a un año de María

Un conocido mensaje viral fue renovado pero no para dar ayuda, sino para dar la bienvenida.

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