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Why does restoring full power in Puerto Rico seem like a never-ending task?

Added: 19.02.2018 23:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

"We would like to go faster, but right now we're going as fast as we can."

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Thousands of FEMA rescuers spent more time traveling, awaiting orders than on rescues

Added: 19.02.2018 0:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

Thousands of FEMA rescuers deployed to Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico spent more time traveling than they did effecting rescues. It cost $92 million.


Puerto Rico to slash energy reserves amid cash shortfall

Added: 18.02.2018 18:12 | 0 views | 0 comments

Puerto Rico's power company said Sunday that it will reduce its operating reserve to save money amid a cash shortfall as officials warned the move could destabilize the U.S. territory's fragile electrical grid.


In Puerto Rico, these upper-income professionals, entrepreneurs are choosing to stay

Added: 17.02.2018 8:16 | 0 views | 0 comments

"Those of us who have survived and even thrived throughout the economic depression and now in the aftermath of the hurricane are stronger than ever."

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Hurricanes Hit Liberty Latin America's Fourth-Quarter Earnings

Added: 16.02.2018 15:18 | 0 views | 0 comments

Hurricanes put most of Puerto Rico's telecommunications service out of order late last year, but it's coming back online at a rapid rate.


Hospitals are turning to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico to recruit nurses

Added: 16.02.2018 13:43 | 2 views | 0 comments

Hurricane Maria was the final straw for Gina Aponte Torres.


Puerto Rico Seeking $300 Million Loan, Warns of Potential Electricity Rationing

Added: 16.02.2018 12:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

A federal control board was asking for an urgent $300 million loan for Puerto Rico's troubled power company on Friday after a judge rejected a $1 billion loan request that came with warnings about how the U.S. territory may begin to start rationing electricity, according to CBS News. More than five months after Hurricane Maria decimated the island, there are still almost 400,000 customers that are without power, the longest blackout in U.S. history. The board filed the request just before dawn, warning that Puerto Rico would have to reduce power generation and personnel if it does not obtain the funds by Feb. 20. They also warned that Puerto Rico's Electric Power Authority was in jeopardy...

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Hurricanes Irma and Maria temporarily altered choruses of land and sea animals

Added: 15.02.2018 17:23 | 1 views | 0 comments

Audio recordings of Hurricanes Irma and Maria's passage over Puerto Rico document how the calls of coastal critters changed in response to the deadly storms. The hurricanes caused a major disruption in the acoustic activity of snapping shrimp, a reduction in insect and bird sounds, and potentially an intensification of fish choruses, according to new research.

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