Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Tag: puerto rico

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...

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...

Turmoil Slows Rebuilding of Puerto Rico’s Power...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Ten months after Hurricane Maria destroyed Puerto Rico's electric grid, the local agency responsible for rebuilding it is...

Fans Praise ‘LHHATL’ Joseline Hernandez for Fighting...

Fans praised former "Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta" reality star Joseline Hernandez after she joined forces with Coop Sana and the PRP Foundation on Sunday to help Puerto Rico residents.

Top 5 Stories You Missed While You...

Bill Cosby Paid Andrea Constand Over $3 Million in 2006: Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial kicked off Monday with prosecutors detailing in their opening statement that...

Will African-Americans and Puerto Ricans Work Together...

More than 100,000 Puerto Ricans have departed Puerto Rico for Florida after two monstrous Atlantic hurricanes struck their beleaguered Caribbean island during hurricane season. On...

Don’t Forget About Us! Everyday Life Still...

Scarce food, no electricity and communal dinners prepared over a bonfire. Trash and debris clutter the streets, water is limited and cell phone service...

Trump Heads to Puerto Rico to Survey...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will come face to face with Puerto Ricans struggling to recover from Hurricane Maria on Tuesday, amid criticism...

When Will the American Caribbean Become Enough...

The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, which is still in progress, may be the most intense season to date. The season has already seen two...

Puerto Rico and Other Caribbean Islands Continue...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Environmental activists and experts in Puerto Rico breathed a sigh of relief when a law that sought to privatize...

Some Residents of Puerto Rico Are Seeking...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Thursday September 3, 2015 – As Puerto Rico staggers under the burden of US$72 billion of public debt and double-digit...

Tropical Storm Erika Makes it’s Way from...

ROSEAU, Dominica – Rescue crews fanned across Dominica late Thursday to search for missing and injured people after Tropical Storm Erika pummeled the eastern...

Tropical Storm Chantal Heading For Haiti, Dominican...

According to warnings issued by the National Hurricane Center on Tuesday night, Tropical Storm Chantal is scheduled to make land fall in Haiti and...

Ritz-Carlton, Waldorf and Others Bank on Puerto...

A few miles past the last strip mall in this north coast town, a discreet sign beckons the privileged .01 percent down a lush...

Eddie Palmieri Being Honored with Jazz at...

Early in his career, beginning in the 1950s, the pianist and bandleader Eddie Palmieri used to play mambo shows at the Palladium Ballroom, on...

Ritz-Carlton’s Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico Property Conjures...

To reach Ritz-Carlton’s newest and most opulent resort, you drive through a forest of coconut palms, swamp bloodwoods and flame of the woods flowering...

Puerto Rican Boxer Orlando Cruz: ‘I’m A...

Orlando Cruz, the No. 4-ranked featherweight boxer from Puerto Rico, became the first openly gay man in the sport's history, describing himself as a...

United States vs Caribbean Rum War

Rum-producing countries of the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) may have to take the US to arbitration at the World Trade Organization (WTO),...