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Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said he is ready for a battle with President Donald Trump if he redirects federal disaster aid from the Caribbean island and to the proposed border wall.
The Puerto Rican government says nearly 3 000 people died in in the aftermath of 2017's Hurricane Maria.
The new estimate of nearly 3 000 dead in the six months after Maria devastated the island in September 2017 was made by US researchers.
Puerto Rico authorities say nearly half of power customers in the US territory still lack electricity more than three months after Hurricane Maria.
Puerto Rico's population is set to decrease by 14% to 2.9 million inhabitants by 2019 due to an exodus of residents fleeing the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria.
Crowd-packing electronic group Major Lazer has announced a concert in Miami to raise money for Caribbean victims from a trio of devastating hurricanes.
Tesla said it was delaying the planned launch of its electric transport truck, diverting resources to step up production of its Model 3 sedan and to produce batteries for storm-ravaged Puerto Rico.
The mayor of Puerto Rico's capital has long been praised as a hands-on leader, but she has risen to international prominence as the target of US President Donald Trump's tweets.
Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankee has pledged $1m to Hurricane Maria relief efforts on his native island.
It's already been five days with no lights or air conditioning since Hurricane Maria hit, and the "heat from hell" Puerto Rico is experiencing is set to last many, many more days.
Scientists have discovered a baby shark still in its egg case during an exploration mission west of Desecheo Island in Puerto Rico.
President Donald Trump is rejecting the official death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, arguing without evidence that "3000 people did not die" and calling it a move by Democrats to make him look bad.
Nearly six months after Hurricane Maria, many Puerto Ricans are still stranded in hotels and facing an end to federal housing money.
2 US Cabinet secretaries have visited Puerto Rico and are promising to speed up recovery efforts and increase federal assistance for an island struggling three months after Hurricane Maria.
As Puerto Rico grapples with the destruction wrought by Hurricane Maria, it boasts a pint-sized, in-your-face advocate in San Juan's mayor - a woman feisty enough to lock horns with President Donald Trump.
Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans have fled to the US mainland to escape the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, and many find themselves scrambling to build new lives as conditions remain grim back home.
Lin-Manuel Miranda has released a new original song to help raise money for Puerto Rico hurricane relief that features Jennifer Lopez,Gloria Estefan and more.
President Donald Trump pledged on Friday to spare no effort to help Puerto Ricans recover from Maria's ruinous aftermath as San Juan mayor begs for more help.
Jennifer Lopez has pledged $1m toward hurricane relief efforts in her family's native Puerto Rico.
Large amounts of US aid began moving into Puerto Rico on Saturday, welcomed by local officials who praised the Trump administration's response.
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