Hundreds of thousands of people in Puerto Rico have been displaced because of Hurricane Maria, with nearly 4,000 families finding temporary shelter in hotels on the mainland. But funding for their stays under FEMA's Transitional Shelter Assistance program is set…
By Ivette Feliciano and Zachary Green
More than 50,000 students are expected to leave Puerto Rico for the mainland to continue their education. With hundreds of schools expected to close, the mass exodus has major consequences for the education system, and some see the storm as…
By Monica Villamizar
The announcement came after an official erroneously said the agency would cut off food and water deliveries to the island, drawing criticism from lawmakers from both political parties.
By Patty Gorena Morales
Four months after Hurricane Maria, about 450,000 of 1.5 million electricity customers in Puerto Rico still have no service. Blackouts regularly occur for hours at a time, even in San Juan. Special correspondent Monica Villamizar reports on the emergency efforts…
By Monica Villamizar
By Associated Press
Governor Ricardo Rossello's proposal, released early Thursday, doesn't set aside any money to pay creditors in the next five years as the island struggles to restructure a portion of its $73 billion public debt.
The employees under investigation are accused of requesting money in exchange for restoring energy to houses or businesses, as Puerto Rico continues to recover from Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria.
By PBS NewsHour
It’s been nearly four months since Puerto Rico was ravaged by Hurricane Maria, and the return to normalcy has been hindered by a painfully slow recovery. Jeffrey Brown talks to special correspondent Monica Villamizar for an update on how residents…
By Jennifer Hijazi
For artists who are both New Yorkers and Puerto Ricans, the concept of identity is fluid and complicated.
By Alexis R. Santos-Lozada, The Conversation
A demographer explains the math behind the new post-hurricane death toll numbers in Puerto Rico.
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