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By Jeffrey Brown, Alison Thoet
Puerto Rican musician iLe is addressing the challenges of her homeland as it is still suffering from the recent Hurricane Fiona and lacking true representation in U.S. politics. Jeffrey Brown spoke with the Latin Grammy winner about her new album…
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
Hurricane Fiona knocked out power and water to up to one million people in Puerto Rico. President Biden issued an emergency declaration for the island making federal aid available for rescue efforts during and after the storm. Dr. Michelle Carlo…
By William Brangham, Cai Pigliucci, Karina Cuevas
In our news wrap Sunday, the Bidens paid their respects to Queen Elizabeth II in London, Ukraine made strategic gains against Russian forces to the south, Nancy Pelosi led a congressional delegation to Armenia amid a cease-fire with Azerbaijan, Hurricane…
Fiona strengthened into a hurricane Sunday as it bore down on Puerto Rico, where people braced for severe wind and torrential rains.
By Dánica Coto, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
It’s been four years since Hurricane Maria made landfall and devastated parts of Puerto Rico, sparking the migration of thousands of people to the U.S. mainland and Florida. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano spoke with Father Jose Rodriguez whose church has…
People in a southern Puerto Rico city discovered a warehouse filled with water, cots and other unused emergency supplies, then set off a social media uproar Saturday when they broke in to retrieve goods as the area struggles to recover…
Although 2020 is only days away, Americans in the territories of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands are still recovering from devastating storms that hit back in the fall of 2017. Hurricanes Maria and Irma flooded and leveled parts…
President Trump is diverting some money for Defense Department infrastructure to instead construct or repair additional barrier sections on the U.S.-Mexico border. The 127 projects losing funding include Hurricane Maria recovery efforts in Puerto Rico and education and health services…
Puerto Rico on Wednesday faced its first major test of emergency preparedness since the 2017 devastation of Hurricane Maria as Tropical Storm Dorian neared the U.S. territory at near-hurricane force — and forecasters said it could grow to Category 3…
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