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News Topic - Puerto Rico

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Kids raised $1,500 to help Puerto Rico Fourth graders at Terrace Park Elementary School will receive national recognition this week for their efforts to help students in hurricane-affected Puerto Rico.
WCPO.com | 14 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Cincinnati, Ohio
A Recovering Puerto Rico Stars In Hurray For The Riff Raff's 'Pa'lante' Video Watch the emotional short film and read an interview with director Kristian Mercado.
NPR.org | 19 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Brands Are Sponsoring Emergency Roof Tarps in Puerto Rico, Turning Paid Media Into Aid Media The conditions in Puerto Rico may be out of the wider public eye, but many are still awaiting basic necessities, like shelter or power. Thousands of families in Puerto Rico are still awaiting FEMA tarps more than six months after Hurricane Maria made land
MediaWeek | May 21, 2018 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Army Corps departs Puerto Rico as hurricane season begins The Army Corps of Engineers ended its work rebuilding Puerto Rico's power infrastructure two weeks before the start of the 2018 hurricane season, FEMA said,
United Press International | May 18, 2018 11:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
FEMA Denies Contract Extension In Puerto Rico, Power Crews Head Home About one percent of the island's customers remain without power eight months after Hurricane Maria. Officials say power restoration will be done by May 31.
NPR.org | May 18, 2018 10:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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NSU Grad Weathered Hurricane Maria & Pregnancy To Receive Degree Completing a degree in pharmacy is tough enough but one woman finished college in the midst of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico and she had a baby in the process.
CBS 4 | May 18, 2018 9:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Miami, Florida
Army Corps to leave Puerto Rico as hurricane season approaches With hurricane season less than two weeks away and thousands of Puerto Ricans still without electricity, the US Army Corps of Engineers on Friday officially halted its work to restore power lines downed by Hurricane Maria in September.
CNN.com | May 18, 2018 8:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Corps leaving Puerto Rico with hurricane recovery unfinished YABUCOA, Puerto Rico (AP) The Army Corps of Engineers is ending its work to rebuild Puerto Rico's electric grid, despite residents' fears that the island's government won't be able to restore power on its own to more than 16,000 people who remain blacked
Artesia News | May 18, 2018 2:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Artesia, New Mexico
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Army Corps Leaving; Puerto Ricans Still Without Power The Army Corps of Engineers is pulling out of Puerto Rico Friday, ending its work restoring electricity to the U.S. territorys residents and handing back responsibility for the islands fragile electric grid to the bankrupt Puerto Rico Electric Power Autho
Voice of America | May 18, 2018 06:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Puerto Rico Officials Say They're Ready For Hurricane Season, But Worries Mount The head of the island's emergency management agency admits the government did not take hurricane preparation seriously before Hurricane Maria, but says all that's changed.
NPR.org | May 18, 2018 02:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend