Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rican school celebrates return of electricity after 112 days

It was cheers of joy and relief spread throughout a school in Puerto Rico when electricity was restored after 112 days without power.<p>The Academic …

Puerto Rico

Video captures reaction of students and teachers when Puerto Rico school regains power

Nearly four months after Hurricane Maria swept through Puerto Rico, a school in San Juan was jubilant last week when power was restored at the school.<p>…

Cleveland

Vieques, Puerto Rico 100+ Days Without Power

Hurricane Central2 hours ago<p>Vieques, Puerto Rico 100+ Days Without Power<p>Vieques, an outer island just 8 miles off Puerto Rico’s east coast, became a …

Hurricane Harvey

Local hospitals adjust drug strategies to cope with IV shortage from Hurricane Maria

WORCESTER - Local hospitals are grappling with the shortage of intravenous bags and fluids caused by the temporary shutdown of manufacturing plants …

Scott Gottlieb

There Is a Serious Shortage of IV Bags in The U.S. After Hurricane Maria

The least reported aftereffect.

Medicine

In Orlando, Levine tells Puerto Rican voters to 'remember who was there and who wasn't' | Naked Politics

@NewsbySmiley<p>On the first stop of a statewide bus tour promoting his gubernatorial campaign, former Miami Beach mayor <b>Philip Levine</b> hammered the state …

Elections

A Puerto Rico Women’s Shelter Provides a Post-Storm Lifeline

In the wake of Hurricane María, Hogar Nueva Mujer has stepped up to provide aid to the island’s hard-hit mountain region<p>When the directors of the …

New York City

Open thread for night owls: After Hurricane Maria, U.S. hospitals suffering shortage of key supplies

Liberal View

Officials in Puerto Rico greatly underestimated the death toll from Hurricane Maria — here's why

• <b>The official death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico is 64, but transparency organizations estimate the real total is much higher.</b>• <b><br>One estimate puts the count at 1,085.</b>• <b><br>The discrepancy may be a result of how local officials tally deaths.</b><p>"If you don't get away from those areas, you are going to …

Department of Public Safety

Indians-Twins series in Puerto Rico still set for April

Last summer, Major League Baseball announced that the Indians and Twins would travel to San Juan, Puerto Rico for a two-game series at Hiram Bithorn …

Major League Baseball

'Rebuilding my devastated homeland' by Monica Puig

Last season was really difficult for me. Results were not great and a lot of people were saying that my Rio gold medal was just a fluke.<p>Sometimes I’d …

WTA Tour

Songs about generators and Spam? New Puerto Rican music reflects the island’s resilience.

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO — On Christmas Eve, receptionist Kala Ronda planned to cook rice and beans for her husband and three kids.<p>“But when I came home, we didn’t have water running,” said Ronda, 36, who lives in San Juan’s Las Lomas neighborhood. This was after suffering through three months without …

Lifestyle

After Hurricane Maria, a Family Seeks Foothold in New York

There are 156 families from Puerto Rico temporarily staying in hotels in New York City as part of a federal program to assist island residents displaced by Hurricane Maria. Sixty-eight families from Puerto Rico are in New Jersey hotels, according to a Federal Emergency Management Agency …

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico: Nearly half of residents without power three months after Hurricane Maria

After months of efforts to restore power to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico, electricity provider AEE said Friday that 55% of households now had electricity.<p>That means that some 660,000 customers out of a total 1.5 million are still without power, AEE director Justo Gonzalez said. It was the …

Caribbean

The 20 photographs of the week

The evacuation in Syria, Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and protests in Ramallah and Lima - the week’s biggest news stories captured by the world’s best photojournalists

Photojournalism

Puerto Ricans remain isolated months after Hurricane Maria

Residents in Morovis, Puerto Rico, have been living without power for more than 100 days.

Puerto Rico

Where things stand in Puerto Rico, 100 days after Hurricane Maria

It's been 100 days since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, and the island is still struggling to return to normal.<p>Why it matters: Many citizens still …

U.S. Politics

100 days after Maria, Puerto Rico mayor slams Trump for feds' response

One hundred days after Hurricane Maria slammed Puerto Rico, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz lambasted President Donald Trump for his response to the …

Carmen Yulin Cruz

This Documentary Shows What It's Like To Live In the Dark In Puerto Rico Following Hurricane Maria

It’s been more than three months since the powerful storm, Hurricane Maria, devastatingly struck Puerto Rico, and many still remain without power.<p>MORE: How this Puerto Rican Chef Helped Employees After Hurricane Maria<p>“From one day to the next we were left with nothing," says <b>Arlene Rivera</b>.<p>The …

Puerto Rico

Summing Up 2017 With 17 Graphics

Roll Call’s data reporters spent the year breaking down the breaking news<p>After one of the most politically charged presidential campaigns in many …

Politics

What the hurricanes revealed about Puerto Rico

José Luis Vázquez sought refuge in his daughter’s house as Hurricane Maria ravaged the mountainous village of Las Marías, Puerto Rico. The storm …

Caribbean

Parts of Puerto Rico could be without power until May

Jesus M. Montijo, who said his home was destroyed by Hurricane Maria, holds his 1-year-old son, Damian Kaleb, on Christmas in a shelter for hurricane …

Puerto Rico

Bill Nelson to visit Puerto Rico tomorrow | Naked Politics

@alextdaugherty<p>Florida Democratic Sen. <b>Bill Nelson</b> is visiting Puerto Rico tomorrow to meet with Gov. <b>Ricardo Rosselló</b> and other officials as thousands …

Caribbean

For Puerto Ricans Displaced By Maria, A First Christmas Away From Home

For thousands of Puerto Ricans displaced by Hurricane Maria, this will be a difficult Christmas.<p>Miosotis Castro, her husband Francisco Alvarado and their three children lost their home when the storm hit in September. Eventually they made their way to Providence, Rhode Island, where they've been …

Caribbean

Arecibo radio telescope back online after hurricane damage

One of the world's most powerful radio telescopes is back online months after sustaining hurricane damage. The 1,000-ft (305-m) Arecibo Observatory …

Hurricanes

How long has Puerto Rico been without full power?

Puerto Rico<p>How long has Puerto Rico been without power?<p>Days<br>• Hours<br>• Minutes<br>• Seconds<p>When Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico the morning of September 20th …

Latin America

Puerto Rico Open back on PGA Tour schedule in 2019 after Hurricane Maria cancels 2018 plans

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- The Puerto Rico Open won't be played next year because of the damage from Hurricane Maria. It will be replaced by an …

Golf

Over 2,000 students from Puerto Rico now in Massachusetts schools following Hurricane Maria

<b>By KATIE LANNAN / State House News Service</b><p>More than 2,000 students from Puerto Rico have arrived in Massachusetts schools after fleeing hurricane …

Education

Puerto Rico Is Finally Admitting That It Needs to Revise Its Hurricane Maria Death Toll

Faced with substantial evidence that the number of storm-related fatalities following Hurricane Maria is significantly higher than the official death …

Liberal View

Puerto Rico Said 64 People Died in Hurricane Maria. A New Report Puts the Death Toll Over 1,000

The death toll in Puerto Rico as a result of Hurricane Maria was severely underestimated, according to a new report, prompting the U.S. territory’s …

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