CRYPTOCURRENCY Making a Crypto Utopia in Puerto Rico Nellie Bowles | The New York Times “Dozens of entrepreneurs, made newly wealthy by blockchain and cryptocurrencies, are heading en masse to Puerto Rico this winter…And these men—because they are almost exclusively men—have a plan for what to do with the wealth: They want to build a crypto utopia, […]
Bethenny Frankel isn’t the only Real Housewives star throwing her support behind Puerto Rico and the efforts to help restore the island months after the devastating storms ripped through. Former Real Housewives of Beverly Hills starShow More Summary
By SwimSwam on SwimSwam Members of the BYU’s swim and dive team headed to Puerto Rico, Wednesday Dec. 27, for its winter training camp but is also spending time helping the community after Hurricane Maria destroyed most of the country earlier this fall. Read the full story on SwimSwam: BYU Serves In Puerto Rico During Winter Training Trip
During his first year as head of the Department of Energy, Secretary Rick Perry has been almost singularly focused on one thing: realizing President Donald Trump’s empty promise to revitalize coal as a power source in the United States. Perry’s crusade for coal began in April, when he ordered the DOE to conduct a study on […]
Republicans kicking Puerto Rico while it's down? Well there's a heck of a surprise.
The head of the ACLU of Puerto Rico describes what life is like after the failed federal response to Hurricane Maria. The United Nations’ poverty expert will visit Puerto Rico today to survey the aftermath of Hurricane Maria and the structural issues it unveiled. Show More Summary
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.
[audio src="http://traffic.libsyn.com/democracynow/dn2017-1030-1.mp3"] As Democracy Now! was in Puerto Rico, the island’s governor announced he was instructing the Puerto Rico Electric Power... This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves for full links, other content, and more!
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