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Five months later, Puerto Rico is still in the middle of a nightmare

Five months after a Category 4 hurricane sparked the longest blackout in U.S. history in Puerto Rico, the island is still struggling with blackouts, water shortages, and insufficient aid. Northern Puerto Rico returned to a familiar place — total darkness — late Sunday night after an explosion and an electrical fire at the Monacillos power […]
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