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Puerto Rico resembles 'a war zone.' This is what Trump must do to help - CNBC

Puerto Rico's residents and businesses are coming together to rebuild with incredible commitment and resilience. Many people on the island still have no electricity, food, water or communications. Bartering is the only way to get certain necessities ...and more »

Puerto Ricans are Americans, too! But they live in a 'zombie state' - CNN

(CNN) Throughout President Donald Trump's visit to Puerto Rico on Tuesday, he's combating the perception that the federal government did less for the island territory after Hurricane Maria than it did for the US states that suffered damage after ...and more »

A $15 billion hedge fund is going to 'take a look' at buying crushed Puerto Rico bonds - CNBC

Highland Capital co-founder Mark Okada told CNBC that he's happy to have avoided an investment in Puerto Rico — but now he may take a look. Puerto Rican bonds took a huge hit on Wednesday following President Donald Trump's comments on the island's ...and more »

Could Hurricane Maria Force a Change in Puerto Rico's Relationship to the US? - Americas Quarterly

Hurricane Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico, was the third major storm to hit the U.S. in a month. It followed fast in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, which concentrated their damage on Florida and Texas. Their quick succession ...and more »

'SNL' hammers President Trump over Puerto Rico response - CNNMoney

The 43rd season premiere of the NBC sketch series opened with Alec Baldwin's Trump speaking on the phone with San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, who was played by Melissa Villaseñor. "I know things are, as the locals say, Despacito," Baldwin's Trump ...and more »

Trump Lobs Praise, and Paper Towels, to Puerto Rico Storm Victims - New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump ventured on Tuesday to a storm-ravaged American island territory where residents have felt neglected by their government, telling Puerto Rican officials that they should be proud that only 16 people were known to have died ...and more »

What's Happening With the Relief Effort in Puerto Rico? - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. What is happening in Puerto Rico? Since the storm made landfall on September 20, Hurricane Maria has wreaked havoc on the island, causing a level of widespread ...and more »

Puerto Rico benchmark bond drops to record low after Trump remark -

The price of Puerto Rico's benchmark general obligation bonds tumbled to a record low on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump suggested late on Tuesday the island's massive debt load will have to be wiped out due to devastation caused by ...and more »

Trump Flies to Puerto Rico to Survey Hurricane Maria Damage - Asharq Al-awsat English

US President Donald Trump will fly to Puerto Rico on Tuesday to survey the destruction caused by Hurricane Maria in a show of solidarity with survivors amid criticism that the government was slow to respond to the disaster two weeks after it struck ...and more »

Trump in Puerto Rico: A narcissist's tour de force - CNN

Michael D'Antonio is the author of the book "Never Enough: Donald Trump and the Pursuit of Success" (St. Martin's Press). The opinions expressed in this commentary are his. (CNN) Finally lumbering into a devastated Puerto Rico aboard Air Force One ...and more »