Saturday, August 18, 2018

Tag: Hurricane Maria

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...

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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...

Jennifer Lopez Announces $1M Donation to Recovery...

Latina actress and singer Jennifer Lopez is donating $1 million to recovery efforts in Puerto Rico after hurricanes Irma and Maria ripped through the...

Official: Hurricane Maria Set Puerto Rico Back...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's nonvoting representative in the U.S. Congress said Sunday that Hurricane Maria's destruction has set the island...

Hurricane Maria Grows to a Category 2...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Maria strengthened into a Category 2 storm on Monday and pushed toward the Leeward Islands in the...