Puerto Rico gov slams Trump, seeks swifter storm recovery

2019-04-26 22:50

Puerto Rico's governor is pledging to lift the US territory from a deep recession by creating more jobs, reversing a migration exodus and implementing a range of incentives as the island struggles to recover from Hurricane Maria.

Puerto Ricans still stranded in hotels 6 months after storm

2018-03-07 20:29

Nearly six months after Hurricane Maria, many Puerto Ricans are still stranded in hotels and facing an end to federal housing money.

Puerto Rico population to drop 14% after hurricane

2017-11-08 08:01

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.

More than 73 000 Puerto Ricans flee to Florida after Hurricane Maria

2017-10-26 11:32

More than 73 000 Puerto Ricans have fled emergency conditions at home to Florida since Hurricane Maria devastated the US territory in the Caribbean.

Trump sees 'miracle' Puerto Rico survival, ignores critics

2017-10-04 18:52

Dismissing critics, President Donald Trump has heaped praise on his administration's response in Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico.


Hurricane Maria killed 4 500 in Puerto Rico, 70 times official toll - study

2018-05-29 21:48

Hurricane Maria, which pummeled Puerto Rico in September 2017, is likely responsible for the deaths of more than 4 600 people, some 70 times higher than official estimates, say researchers.

3+ months after Hurricane Maria, barely half of Puerto Rico has power

2017-12-30 12:29

Puerto Rico authorities say nearly half of power customers in the US territory still lack electricity more than three months after Hurricane Maria.

Dog who survived 2 hurricanes dies in fire

2017-10-26 20:42

An animal shelter says one of two dogs killed when a restaurant fire spread to a pet store had recently arrived from Puerto Rico after surviving two hurricanes.

Trump lashes out at Puerto Rico as House passes aid package

2017-10-13 12:24

President Donald Trump has lashed out at hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico, insisting that federal help will be limited and blaming the US territory for its financial struggles.

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