Nearly three months after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, the island is generating electricity at about 65 percent capacity. A new interactive report from the Washington Post takes a close look at how the shortage of electricity continues to dramatically…
By PBS NewsHour
Officials have said more aid will come. But when? And how much? Here’s what we know about what’s ahead for Puerto Rico’s recovery.
By Ryan Connelly Holmes
Lin-Manuel Miranda has a new role: as an emerging political activist. The Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, composer and actor is calling on Congress to do more to help Puerto Rico recover from the devastation of Hurricane Maria, which…
By PBS NewsHour
Thousands of people rallied in the nation’s capital on Sunday to protest conditions in Puerto Rico nearly two months after Hurricane Maria ravaged the U.S. territory, leaving millions of American citizens without basic services.
By Michael D. Regan
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
The request, President Donald Trump’s third since hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria slammed the Gulf Coast and Caribbean, would bring the total appropriated for disaster relief this fall close to $100 billion — and that’s before most of the money…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, the panel’s chairman, said “a legacy of dysfunction” at PREPA has created “a competence deficit” that threatens Puerto Rico’s ability to improve conditions for its 3.4 million citizens.
By Luis Alonso Lugo, Associated Press
The island is struggling to recover from the damage inflicted by Hurricane Maria, with much of the U.S. territory without power and thousands still homeless, the governor said.
By Patty Gorena Morales
Nearly seven weeks after Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico, more than half of the island remains without power. Thousands of people are still without basic necessities. Here are some ways you can help.
By Rebecca Beitsch, Stateline
Puerto Rican teachers who fled Hurricane Maria's aftermath often relocate to states with school staff shortages, but tests, fees and certificates create roadblocks to getting these instructors back in the classroom.
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