Monday, May 27, 2019

Tag: Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico Gov: Trump Refuses Meeting Over...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is refusing to meet privately with the governor of Puerto Rico to discuss the pace of disaster relief...

A Year After Maria, Puerto Rican Kidney...

VIEQUES, Puerto Rico (AP) — As weeks turned into months, the seats of the small plane began to empty out. In the beginning, 15 passengers...

Study: Most Post-Maria Contracts Are Going to...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A study published Wednesday found that the bulk of federal funds slated for post-hurricane reconstruction efforts in Puerto...

Trump Insists Hurricane Maria Death Toll Rose...

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Tropical Storm Florence inundated the Carolinas on Friday, President Donald Trump circled back to his claim that the official death...

Abby Huntsman Goes Toe to Toe with...

Things got heated on "The View" this week as co-hosts Sunny Hostin and Abby Huntsman went toe to toe over President Donald Trump's latest...

Abby Huntsman, Sunny Hostin Bump Heads Over...

Hosts of "The View" on Wednesday criticized President Donald Trump's "indefensible" response to the monstrous hurricane that ravaged Puerto Rico, killing an estimated 3,000...

Puerto Rico Cites Storm Death Toll of...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico is now estimating that Hurricane Maria killed more than 1,400 people, far more than the official...

Housing Extended for 1,700 Puerto Rican Hurricane...

BOSTON (AP) — A judge ordered federal emergency officials to extend vouchers for temporary hotel housing for nearly 1,700 Puerto Rican hurricane evacuees, saying...

Puerto Rico Issues New Data on Hurricane...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Eight days after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, Efrain Perez felt a pain in his chest. Doctors near his...

Top 5 Stories You Missed While You...

Jamie Foxx Set to Star in Spawn Reboot: The 1997 superhero horror film "Spawn" is set to reboot starring Jamie Foxx. Foxx will play...

Puerto Rico to Close 283 Schools Amid...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's Department of Education announced Thursday that it will close 283 schools this summer following a sharp...

FEMA Says It Is Not Cutting Off...

HAVANA (AP) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency says it is not cutting off food and water supplies to Puerto Rico despite reports that...

Home Depot Does the ‘Easiest’ Thing, Destroys...

Four months after Hurricanes Maria and Irma ravaged the U.S. Virgin Islands, locals there are still working to rebuild and piece whatever's left of...

Thousands of Officers In Puerto Rico Calling...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Thousands of police officers are calling in sick every day in Puerto Rico, partly to press demands for...

Internal Watchdog to Probe How a Small...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security's internal watchdog is investigating how a fledgling Florida company won more than $30 million in contracts...

U.S. Congress Offers Its Caribbean Territories Less...

During the height of this year’s hurricane season, two Category 5 hurricanes ripped through the U.S. Virgin Islands. Storms Irma and Maria — packing...

After Maria, U.S. Schools Get Influx of...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Ten-year-old Anthony Valencia says that after Hurricane Maria destroyed his home in Puerto Rico he played video games for a...

Puerto Rico Raises Hurricane’s Official Death Count...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The official death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico has increased to 34 from 16, the U.S....

During Puerto Rico Visit, Trump Met US...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — On the ground in Puerto Rico nearly two weeks after a hurricane ravaged the island, President Donald Trump...

Trump, Ryan Clear the Way for Gov’t...

WASHINGTON (AP) — On the defensive over the pace of federal help for Puerto Rico, President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans cleared the way...

Feds Rush Aid to Puerto Rico, While...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. ramped up its response Monday to the humanitarian crises in Puerto Rico, even as President Donald Trump brought up...