Stringing power lines is much easier when a flying robot does it. In the mountains near Ponce, Puerto Rico, after Hurricane Maria hit, the terrain made it incredibly difficult to repair power lines that used to stretch from peak to peak. Show More Summary
Hurricane Mariaâ??s devastation wrecked the tropical paradise of Puerto Rico and is still in evidence across the main island, but its rescue may well come about via a very surprising development. The rise of the Puertopians is alive and kicking, with scores of crypto-wealthy Brits, Canadians and San Franciscans descending on the island... Expats Blog -
For his efforts in Puerto Rico and beyond.
It’s been five months since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, and as of Monday, some 400,000 people on the island are still without power. The blackout is considered the longest in U.S. history. Now, recovery efforts are faced with a new hurdle as Puerto Rico’s power company struggles to find the money to keep operating. […]
Former NABA, WBC Latin Champion and WBO #15 contender Jonathan “Bomba” Gonzalez of Caguas, Puerto Rico arrived today in Miami, Florida where he will be a special guest of the… Read More » The post Jonathan “Bomba” Gonzalez Arrives appeared first on fightnews.com.
For months, the furriest part of her family had been missing from her life.
25% of the island is without power, and the Trump administration does nothing. As this week marks five months since Hurricane Maria battered the island of Puerto Rico, more than a quarter of the island remains without power, marking the longest blackout in U.S. Show More Summary
(Britta Pedersen/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images) W hen Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico in late September, hospitals across the mainland United States already faced intermittent shortages of intravenous fluids. But the Category...Show More Summary
The number of people Loon connected in Puerto Rico has doubled since November: 200k+.
The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority says it stopped payments to Whitefish over a "subcontractor issue."
The Perez family’s guava-colored home stands out in the Cerro Calero section of Aguadilla, in northwestern Puerto Rico. It’s not only the home’s faint pink exterior, or the roof, temporarily covered with a blue protective sheet, that make this house distinct. It’s also not the extension cords coming...
Faith and elected leaders gathered Friday morning at Esperanza in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia for a discussion with the governor of Puerto Rico about the ongoing humanitarian crisis still affecting the island after two devastating hurricanes.
Hurricane Maria, it’s safe to say, was devastating to Puerto Rico. More than five months ago, on September 20th, the Category 4 storm ravaged the U.S. territory, causing $90 billion worth of damage in some estimates and scores of deaths. Show More Summary
Wells Fargo is reportedly selling its auto finance business in Puerto Rico, Reliable Financial Services, to Banco Popular de Puerto Rico. The deal will result in $1.5 billion in auto loans and $340 million in commercial loans changing hands.
Many Puerto Ricans are still without power after Hurricanes Irma and Maria knocked out the island’s electric grid in the Fall. The federal government has poured in resources, but there are still hundreds of thousands of people without power. Show More Summary
Orocovis sits right in the mountainous middle of Puerto Rico. It’s one of the island’s “more remote areas with challenging terrain” that on Thursday the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said may not have electricity restored until April or May. The town hasn’t had grid-connected power in the four months since Hurricane Maria. Show More Summary
Five months after back-to-back hurricanes decimated Puerto Rico’s already-struggling infrastructure, the island’s governor, the MIT-educated Ricardo Rosselló, told a crowd at a forum in New York this week that Puerto Rico is officially “Open for Business.” There is no doubt that Puerto Rico has a long, hard slog ahead of it. Show More Summary
The request comes as nearly 400,000 power customers across the island remain in the dark, five months after Hurricane Maria
Jones act carrier Pasha Hawaii says its vessel Horizon Spirit has returned to the U.S. west coast after completing its hurricane relief deployment to Puerto Rico in the aftermath Hurricane Maria hitting the U.S. island territory nearly five months ago. Show More Summary
(American Geophysical Union) Audio recordings of Hurricanes Irma and Maria's passage over Puerto Rico document how the calls of coastal critters changed in response to the deadly storms. The hurricanes caused a major disruption in the...Show More Summary