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5,357 evacuees arrived in Philadelphia County — more than any other metropolitan area outside of Florida, the Bronx, and Massachusetts. ... [Read More]
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ANN ARBOR—The federal response to hurricanes Harvey and Irma was faster and more generous than the help sent to Puerto Rico in preparation and in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, according to University of Michigan researchers. "What we found is that there was a very significant difference in no... [Read More]
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Hurricane Maria led to a host of new plans to fix island barrios plagued by chronic flooding. A look at the Vietnam neighborhood shows why they may never be achieved. [Read More]
President Donald Trump has given himself a 10 out of 10 on the federal government's response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, but the recent departure of one of his top aides in the Department of Housing and Urban Development shows how much of a lie he's telling with that assessment. [Read More]
"He who excuses himself, accuses himself." _ Puerto Rican proverbMore than 109 lobbyists and 39 Democrat members of Congress attended a "winter retreat" last weekend in Puerto Rico, ostensibly to help raise funds for damage caused by hurricane Maria in 2017, reports Fox News. The... [Read More]
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Puerto Rico is Fearlessly Building a More Resilient, and Independent, Society in the Aftermath of Hurricane Maria... [Read More]
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On Jan. 11, about 30 Democratic lawmakers left on a chartered flight to Puerto Rico for a winter retreat with 109 lobbyists and corporate executives. They are attending the Broadway show "Hamilton" and then three scheduled parties, including one with the show's cast. According to the Democrats: "Those attending the Congressional Hispanic Caucus BOLD PAC winter retreat in San Juan planned to meet with key officials to discuss the cleanup after Hurricane Maria." What... [Read More]
More than 109 lobbyists and 39 Democratic members of Congress attended a "winter retreat" last weekend in Puerto Rico, ostensibly to help raise funds for damage caused by hurricane Maria... [Read More]
More than 109 lobbyists and 39 Democrat members of Congress attended a "winter retreat" last weekend in Puerto Rico, ostensibly to help raise funds for damage caused by hurricane Maria... [Read More]
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He reportedly wanted the funds to be sent to Texas and Florida instead... [Read More]
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Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora, a Puerto Rico native who has been outspoken about its need for hurricane relief, indicated on Thursday that he may skip the World Series celebration at the White House over President Donald Trump's policies toward the island.Cora previously said he would make the traditional champion's visit to Washington to argue for more help for the American island that was devastated by Hurricane Maria. But in the wake of reports this week that Trump... [Read More]
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Political discord coupled with the lingering effects of 2017's Hurricane Maria challenged the arrival of the famed musical. [Read More]
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It didn't take long for Donald Webber Jr. to hear about the hardships endured by residents of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, the monster storm that ravaged... [Read More]
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – It didn't take long for Donald Webber Jr. to hear about the hardships endured by residents of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, the monster storm that ravaged the island in late 2017. [Read More]
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Cora has criticized the way the Trump administration has dealt with the recovery efforts in his native Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria... [Read More]
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Puerto Rico native Alex Cora isn't so sure he'll accompany the World Series champions due to the Trump administration's response to Hurricane Maria. [Read More]
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More than a year after Puerto Rico was devastated by Hurricane Maria, survivors there are getting major help from Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund. Gaby Acevedo reports. [Read More]
Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló ripped the Trump administration Thursday for rejecting food stamp funding for the island and reportedly plotting to cut its emergency aid, as tensions escalate over the ongoing struggle to recover from Hurricane Maria more than a year ago. With the food stamp funding expected to run out by March, the Democratic-controlled House approved an additional $600 million for the program Wednesday. But in a public letter, the Trump administration called that allocation "excessive and unnecessary," vowing to sink the package even if it passes the Senate. [Read More]
In an exclusive interview with Billboard, Don Omar opened up about new music, the aftermath of hurricane Maria, his return to Puerto Rico, the state of Latin urban music, and more. [Read More]
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Michael Schulman on Lin-Manuel Miranda's return to "Hamilton" this month, bringing the play to the Centro de Bellas Artes Luis A. Ferré, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and its significance to the island in light of its history and the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. [Read More]
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