Massachusetts is sending a team of medical professionals to help with hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico. The state Emergency Management Agency says the 26-person team from Massachusetts General Hospital … Click to Continue »
The head of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Agency stepped down on Friday.
The head of Puerto Rico’s power utility resigned Friday while facing scrutiny for the slow progress being made on restoring the island’s power grid eight weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory.
By Jessica Resnick-Ault and Nick Brown NEW YORK (Reuters) - The head of Puerto Rico's indebted utility has resigned following criticism of the slow restoration of power to the island after Hurricane Maria, the U.S. territory's governor said. Show More Summary
The head of Puerto Rico's power authority has resigned amid a scandal over efforts to restore electricity to the hurricane-hit island, its governor announced Friday. Governor Ricardo Rossello told a news conference that Ricardo Ramos...Show More Summary
PREPA executive director Ricardo Ramos had faced scrutiny at a Senate hearing over a repair contract.
The head of Puerto Rico’s power authority stepped down Friday, amid mounting criticism over the agency’s response to Hurricane Maria.
The head of Puerto Rico’s indebted utility has resigned following criticism of the slow restoration of power to the island after Hurricane Maria, the U.S. territory’s governor said. Ricardo Ramos, who was named head of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) in 2016, was also...
The head of Puerto Rico’s emergency management agency resigned Friday, on the same day that the Army announced that its mission on the island had ended.
Three weeks after Hurricane Maria left the island, the 3.4 million Puerto Ricans remained in the dark. On September 20, Hurricane Maria swept through the United States territory of Puerto Rico and devastated the island (“A tale of two islands”). Show More Summary
The head of Puerto Rico’s power authority moved on Sunday to cancel a controversial contract with Whitefish Energy, the small Montana company under scrutiny for the deal worth hundreds of millions to help restore power to the hurricane-ravaged island.
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The head of Puerto Rico's government-owned utility confirmed Sunday afternoon that he is moving to cancel a controversial contract awarded to Whitefish Energy, a small Montana firm hired to help rebuild the island's devastated powerShow More Summary
Puerto Rico is scrapping a deal with a tiny American firm that fell under intense scrutiny after it nabbed a lucrative contract to restore electricity to the storm-ravaged island, the head of its power authority said Sunday. RicardoShow More Summary
The Latest on Puerto Rico's contract with Whitefish Energy Holdings (all times local): 3:55 p.m. The head of Puerto Rico's government power company says the agency will scrap a $300 … Click to Continue »
The head of Puerto Rico's power company said Sunday the agency will cancel its $300 million contract with Whitefish Energy Holdings amid increased scrutiny of the tiny Montana company's role … Click to Continue »
Apple is partnering with Google parent company Alphabet and AT&T to deliver internet to those in Puerto Rico affected by the fallout from Hurricane Maria, according to a blog post by Alistair Westgarth, head of Project Loon. The Project Loon balloons deliver communications equipment to remote parts of the world, and multiple U.S. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said the agency was working with several pharmaceutical and medical device companies in Puerto Rico to prevent shortages of medical products in the United States as it joins a massive effort to help rebuild the island that was ravaged by Hurricane Maria.
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