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The Media Really Has Neglected Puerto Rico - FiveThirtyEight

While Puerto Rico suffers after Hurricane Maria, much of the U.S. media (FiveThirtyEight not excepted) has been occupied with other things: a health care bill that failed to pass, a primary election in Alabama, and a spat between the president and ...and more »

Puerto Rico Crisis -

Follow the latest news in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, including the Jones Act, devastating lack of water, how to help, and more. Related. Alvin Baez / Reuters. George Washington University experts to lead Puerto Rico storm death ...and more »

Facebook Is Sending a Team to Hurricane-Ravaged Puerto Rico to Get the Island Back Online - Fortune

Edgar Morales waits in line to get gas as he deals with the aftermath of Hurricane Maria on Sept. 26, 2017 in San Juan Puerto Rico. Joe Raedle—Getty Images. By Joseph Hincks. September 28, 2017. Facebook has dispatched a “connectivity team” to supply ...and more »

Dark Days and Long Nights Descend on Puerto Rico -

Hurricane Maria tore across Puerto Rico and destroyed the entire electrical grid and most cell services, leaving the island in the dark. Sep.28.2017 / 1:56 PM ET 24 PHOTOS. Share this —. Buildings are completely dark during a total blackout after ...and more »

Former presidents fundraise for Puerto Rico disaster relief - The Hill (blog)

A fundraising campaign launched by all five of the living former U.S. presidents has added Hurricane Maria, which hit Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands earlier this month, to its appeal for recovery relief. The campaign, titled “One America ...and more »

US won't waive shipping restrictions for Puerto Rico relief - The Hill

The Trump administration on Tuesday denied a request from several members of Congress to waive shipping restrictions to help get gasoline and other supplies to Puerto Rico as the island recovers from Hurricane Maria. The Department of Homeland Security ...and more »

Washington Set Puerto Rico Up for Disaster - New York Times

It's been more than a week since I've had any word in New York from my 93-year-old father in Puerto Rico. He lives in Coamo, a town in the path of the worst storm to hit the island since 1928. My experience has been shared by millions of Puerto Ricans ...and more »

What every American needs to know about Puerto Rico's hurricane disaster - Vox

Irma Maldanado stands with Sussury, her parrot, and her dog in what is left of her home in Corozal, Puerto Rico on September 27. Joe Raedle/Getty Images. Share Tweet Share. Share. What every American needs to know about Puerto Rico's hurricane disaster ...and more »

Researchers Work to Save “Monkey Island” Damaged by Hurricane Maria - NYU News (press release)

Researchers from a multi-national group universities are working together to save a scientific resource that was badly damaged in Hurricane Maria—a population of rhesus monkeys living on a remote island off the coast of Puerto Rico—and the staff and ...and more »

Three-Star General Adds Military Power to Puerto Rico; Is It Enough? -

WASHINGTON — A three-star general is headed to Puerto Rico to help with the hurricane relief for the U.S. territory and Virgin Islands where, eight days since Hurricane Maria made landfall, there is still a struggle to get basic supplies to stranded ...and more »