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News Topic - Puerto Rico

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US Withholds Hurricane Emergency Loan Sought by Puerto Rico A billion-dollar emergency loan approved by Congress to help Puerto Rico deal with the effects of Hurricane Maria has been temporarily withheld by federal officials who say the U.S. territory is not facing a cash shortage like it has repeatedly warned abo
Voice of America | 1 hour, 59 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Watch: Puerto Rico school erupts in joy when power returns after 112 days SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico Staff and students at a school in San Juan erupted with joy in early January when they regained electricity. The entire island of Puerto Ricolost power after Hurricane Maria tore through in September of 2017. Academia Bautista Puerto
FOX 17 | 2 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Ex-FEMA nominee helps win $133M Puerto Rico hurricane contract A multinational engineering firm contends that a $133 million contract for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico was inappropriately awarded to the firm of President Donald Trump's former pick for a top FEMA position, who withdrew his nomination after NBC News
MSNBC | 4 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Local-Express Nicholas Choi, an ICU nurse at NewYork- Presbyterian Queens, spent two weeks in Puerto Rico in December in the relief effort. A Forest Hills resident, Choi started nursing about five years ago. He went to LaGuardia Community College for his LPN and associ
The Queens Gazette | 8 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Long Island City, New York
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Celebrate! Staff & students cheer as power is restored at Puerto Rico school The aftermath of disasters often leave us appreciating the little things in life.
NBC-2.com | 9 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Fort Myers, Florida
Watch Puerto Rico school react as power returns 112 days after Hurricane Maria For those who know the joy of the power coming back on after a hurricane, imagine the surge that would come after more than four months. For many in Puerto Rico, who have lived without power for nearly four months, its only now that some places are gettin
OrlandoSentinel.com | 10 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Orlando, Florida
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Ricky Martin Talks 'The Assassination of Gianni Versace' and Helping Puerto Rico on 'The Daily Show' Ricky Martinhas ahuge 2018 ahead. As he gearsup for the second year of his All In Las Vegas residency, the 46-year-old Latin...
Billboard.com | 11 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
APS sending more crews to Puerto Rico Roughly 50 APS employees packed their bags Wednesday morning to head to Puerto Rico.
ABC15.com | 12 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Phoenix, Arizona
TECO workers helping Puerto Rico restore power TECO crews are leaving for Puerto Rico on Wednesday morning to help restore power to the country following Hurricane Maria.
ABC Action News | 13 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Tampa, Florida
Saline shortage affecting small fire departments Four months after Hurricane Maria pummeled Puerto Rico, medical supply shortages are taking a toll on small local fire departments.
nbc4i.com | Jan 16, 2018 11:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Columbus, Ohio