Puerto Rico’s governor on Monday ordered authorities to review all deaths reported since Hurricane Maria hit nearly three months ago amid accusations that the U.S. territory has vastly undercounted storm-related deaths.
By Danica Coto, 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 Luis Alonso Lugo, Associated Press
Both federal and local authorities have faced criticism for the speed of Puerto Rico recovery efforts. A month after Hurricane Maria, some 80 percent of the island remains without electricity. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with José Sánchez, of the U.S. Army…
By PBS NewsHour
The president says the federal government has done a "really great job." He says he has given his blessing to Congress for a funding plan, but adds that the governor "understands that these folks can't be there forever."…
By Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
After almost a week since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, millions of residents are without water, fuel or power, and cut off from the world with no way to communicate with family abroad. John Yang speaks with Puerto Rico Gov.
Puerto Rico essentially filed for bankruptcy this week in order to restructure more than $120 billion in debt and pension obligations. With the economy mired in a slump, the government is reducing public services, pensions are likely to be cut…
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