The Federal Emergency Management Agency is extending temporary housing benefits for three more days to 36 Puerto Rican families living in Connecticut after being displaced by Hurricane Maria. Gov. Dannel … Click to Continue »
In Puerto Rico, Save The Children is delivering supplies and solar lamps–but also rebuilding and refurbishing community spaces. Immediately following the devastation from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, recovery priorities included restoring communities’ access to food, power, and clean water, along with helping people dig out from the rubble. Show More Summary
The state's all-Democratic congressional delegation is pressing federal officials on efforts to address mental health challenges in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands following Hurricanes Irma and Maria. In … Click to Continue ...
Family members of an El Faro’s crew member who lost his life when the American cargo ship tragically sank in 2015 are being recognized for their effort to assist Puerto Ricans impacted by Hurricane Maria. In November 2017, Deb and Robin...Show More Summary
Children in Puerto Rico have had to live much of their life in the dark since Hurricane Maria devastated the island nearly four months ago.
A billion-dollar emergency loan approved by Congress to help Puerto Rico deal with the effects of Hurricane Maria has been temporarily withheld by federal officials who say the U.S. territory … Click to Continue »
Over a million Puerto Ricans still lack electrical power a stunning four months after Hurricane Maria made landfall. But, ironically, the resulting Trump-driven exodus of hundreds of thousands to Florida and other swing states may give those angry and powerless islanders new political power for years to come. This jaw-dropping chart from Reuters compares power relief […]
Armed federal agents raided a warehouse in Puerto Rico and seized materials that were supposed to be used to rebuild the island's electrical infrastructure that was damaged by Hurricane Maria but were instead hoarded by the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority. Federal officials then began distributing the materials to contractors who are repairing the electrical system.
After Puerto Rico was hit by the devastating Hurricane Maria last fall, President Trump told reporters that the White House deserved a “10” for its recovery efforts. “I bet young Donald Trump wasn’t one of those kids you’d let grade their own homework,” Seth Meyers quipped on Late Night’s “The ... More »
January 16, 2018 – Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth is proud to announce that, through its efforts, the FCC’s Incentive Auction Task Force and the Media Bureau division on Jan. 11, 2018 granted a request to allow for 20 broadcast TV stations in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to construct post-incentive auction facilities early....… Continue Reading
The largest newspaper in Puerto Rico has apologized for running an opinion column that said Jewish people control the U.S. Congress and want to punish storm-ravaged Puerto Rico for its debt because they care so much about money.
Almost 300 city workers have been deployed to the island since the hurricane, including a team of inspectors that helped San Juan map damages to thousands of buildings.
San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz remains one of the most vocal critics of the federal government’s response to Hurricane Maria’s devastation in Puerto Rico.
An estimated 1.5 million Puerto Ricans remain without power more than three months after Hurricane Maria lashed the US territory. Early this month, the island's energy commission unveiled a handful of proposed regulations that couldShow More Summary
The rate of suicide increased to nearly a suicide a day in Puerto Rico in November, according to a recent report released by The Commission for the Prevention of suicide At least 227 people …...
The suicide rate in Puerto Rico has increased as of November 2017, and doctors fear that this could be because of Hurricane Maria's impact.
A strong virus, a less-than-effective vaccine, and an IV bag shortage that goes back to Hurricane Maria.
Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is slamming the federal government's response to Hurricane Maria, saying the United States residents of the island are being treated like "second-class citizens." Critics have … Click to Continue »
Thirty-two people have been slain in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico in the first 11 days of the new year.
100 days later, Puerto Rico and St John still struggle to access clean water after Hurricane's Maria and Irma.