Essential Supplies and Emotional Support for the Children of Puerto Rico - ReliefWeb

Essential Supplies and Emotional Support for the Children of Puerto RicoReliefWebFAIRFIELD, Conn. (October 6, 2017) — Millions of Americans in Puerto Rico, including nearly 700,000 children, continue to face the aftereffects of Hurricane Maria. More than two weeks after the hurricane hit the island, electricity, fuel, and clean ...and more »

Puerto Rico mayor dons 'NASTY' T-shirt in TV appearance slamming Trump - Hi-tech Beacon

Hi-tech BeaconPuerto Rico mayor dons 'NASTY' T-shirt in TV appearance slamming TrumpHi-tech BeaconHowever, Trump, being Trump also dished out some controversial comments and made some awkward moves while visited the storm-ravaged American island territory of Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The mayor of Puerto Rico's capital, San Juan, had earlier ...and more »

VP Pence Visits VI, Tours Hurricane Damage - St, Thomas Source

St, Thomas SourceVP Pence Visits VI, Tours Hurricane DamageSt, Thomas SourceGov Kenneth Mapp greets Vice President Mike Pence when he arrives on St. Croix. (Government House photo). Vice President Michael R. Pence arrived in the Virgin Islands Friday morning to see the state of the damage from Hurricanes Irma and Maria, and ...and more »

Google to restore cell phone service in hurricane-hit Puerto Rico with balloons - Daily Sabah

Google to restore cell phone service in hurricane-hit Puerto Rico with balloonsDaily SabahIn this June 10, 2013 photo released by Jon Shenk, a Google balloon sails through the air with the Southern Alps mountains in the background, in Tekapo, New Zealand. (AP Photo). Related Articles. Americas You've thrown our budget a little out of whack, ...and more »

Sacramentans finally hear from Puerto Rican family - ABC10

ABC10Sacramentans finally hear from Puerto Rican familyABC10A Sacramento man found himself in that situation after Hurricane Maria hit his home of Puerto Rico on Sept. 20. (Oct. 6, 2017). Becca Habegger, KXTV 11:37 PM. PDT October 06, 2017. Jose Luis Medina II and his wife Mildred Ortiz Medina live in the ...and more »

LETTERS: “We do not hear a word about aid.” - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Daytona Beach News-JournalLETTERS: “We do not hear a word about aid.”Daytona Beach News-JournalWe are constantly being fed updates on the situation in Puerto Rico, and the aid being sent there, but not one word about the U.S. Virgin Islands. St. Croix, St. John, and St. Thomas are all part of the United States. No more and no less than Puerto Rico.and more »

Hurricane Maria: Tech giants Google and Tesla offer support to struggling Puerto Rico - ABC Online

ABC OnlineHurricane Maria: Tech giants Google and Tesla offer support to struggling Puerto RicoABC OnlineUS authorities have approved Alphabet Inc's application to use its experimental Project Loon balloons to provide emergency mobile phone service to disaster-stricken Puerto Rico, as Tesla said it would send more battery supplies. In the aftermath of ...and more »

Hurricane mauled PR's renowned Monkey Island research center - Colorado Springs Gazette

Hurricane mauled PR's renowned Monkey Island research centerColorado Springs GazetteCAYO SANTIAGO, Puerto Rico — As thousands of troops and government workers struggle to restore normal life to Puerto Rico, a small group of scientists is racing to save more than 1,000 monkeys whose brains may contain clues to mysteries of the human ...and more »

Travel documentary raises money for Hurricane relief efforts - 570 News

570 NewsTravel documentary raises money for Hurricane relief efforts570 NewsFILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, file photo, people sit on both sides of a destroyed bridge that crossed over the San Lorenzo de Morovis River, in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, in Morovis, Puerto Rico. Maria has thrown Puerto Rico's ...and more »

SUNY approves in-state tuition for students in Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands - My Twin Tiers.com

My Twin Tiers.comSUNY approves in-state tuition for students in Puerto Rico, US Virgin IslandsMy Twin Tiers.comALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The SUNY Board of Trustees unanimously approved in-state tuition for students from Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands displaced by the hurricanes on Friday. This decision to offer in-state tuition this semester to students from ...and more »

VP Mike Pence tours islands wrecked by Hurricane Maria - Virginian-Pilot

Virginian-PilotVP Mike Pence tours islands wrecked by Hurricane MariaVirginian-PilotVice President Mike Pence, joined by his wife Karen Pence, third from right, and Virgin Islands Del. Stacey Plaskett, D-At Large, second from right, talks during a briefing in a hanger at Henry E. Rohlsen Airport in Frederiksted, U.S. Virgin Islands ...and more »

Helping Puerto Rico will take time - Miami Herald

Miami HeraldHelping Puerto Rico will take timeMiami HeraldMore than two weeks after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, Congress and the Trump administration still don't seem to realize the magnitude of the disaster or what it will take to restore normal conditions on the stricken U.S. territory ...and more »

Cell service is out in 83 percent of Puerto Rico. Could these Google balloons fix it? - Miami Herald

Cell service is out in 83 percent of Puerto Rico. Could these Google balloons fix it?Miami HeraldThe Federal Communications Commission has approved an application from Alphabet — Google's parent company — to fly Project Loon balloons over Puerto Rico in an effort to provide emergency cell coverage to the island, according to Reuters.and more »

Destroyed Bridge Imperils Puerto Rican Village Cut Off by Hurricane - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaDestroyed Bridge Imperils Puerto Rican Village Cut Off by HurricaneVoice of AmericaIn the Puerto Rican village of San Lorenzo, where Hurricane Maria destroyed the two-lane concrete bridge connecting residents with the outside world, 95-year-old Rosa Maria Torres waits to be rescued. "If they don't move her out of here, she's going to ...and more »

How to survive a hurricane: The lessons we should have learned from Katrina - CNN

CNNHow to survive a hurricane: The lessons we should have learned from KatrinaCNNLt. Gen. Russel Honoré led Task Force Katrina in the aftermath of the hurricane that struck the Gulf Coast in 2005. Honoré is a senior scientist with The Gallup Organization and the author of "Survival: How a Culture of Preparedness Can Save You and ...and more »

Family of Puerto Ricans affected by hurricane say more help is needed - WTNH Connecticut News (press release)

WTNH Connecticut News (press release)Family of Puerto Ricans affected by hurricane say more help is neededWTNH Connecticut News (press release)(WTNH)–Much of Puerto Rico is still without power, shelter and running water. Residents in Connecticut with family on the island remain frustrated with federal response to the Hurricane. On Friday, many of them met with Senator Chris Murphy. Carmine ...and more »

Keith Olbermann: 'It is inarguable that Trump hates the Puerto Ricans' - Raw Story

Raw StoryKeith Olbermann: 'It is inarguable that Trump hates the Puerto Ricans'Raw StoryKeith Olbermann, veteran journalist and host of GQ's “The Resistance,” can't figure out why President Donald Trump went to Puerto Rico earlier this week and “pretend to care” about the citizens of the island territory. “It is now clear, it is ...and more »

FDA: Drug shortages possible due to Puerto Rico power outage - WTHR

FDA: Drug shortages possible due to Puerto Rico power outageWTHRThe Food and Drug Administration on Friday warned that U.S. drug shortages are possible because power outages in Puerto Rico have stopped or limited production at many medicine factories there. Nearly 10 percent of the medicines used by Americans, ...and more »

Google to Use Balloons to Provide Puerto Rico Cell Service - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportGoogle to Use Balloons to Provide Puerto Rico Cell ServiceU.S. News & World ReportFILE PHOTO - The Google logo is pictured atop an office building in Irvine, California, U.S. August 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Picture Reuters. By David Shepardson. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said late ...and more »

Western Mass schools prepare to enroll students from Puerto Rico following hurricane - WESTERNMASSNEWS.com

Western Mass schools prepare to enroll students from Puerto Rico following hurricaneWESTERNMASSNEWS.comWestern Mass school districts are preparing to take in students from Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Holyoke, Springfield and Chicopee school districts are opening their doors to students who are not able to return back to school just yet ...and more »