Recent News Headlines : Puerto Rico Residents

SCHUMER CALLS ON TRUMP TO APPOINT PUERTO RICO RECOVERY CHIEF


Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday called on President Trump to appoint a recovery chief to oversee relief efforts for hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico... READ MORE

22nd October, 2017 27

AS PUERTO RICANS FLOCK TO FLORIDA, PARTIES JOCKEY FOR ADVANTAGE


The freshman lawmaker faces re-election next year in an Orlando-area district where an influx of tens of thousands of Democratic-leaning Puerto Ricans could tip the scales... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 802

SIX GRAPHICS THAT SUM UP PUERTO RICO DISASTER


The island of Puerto Rico was devastated by the worst hurricane in its history over three weeks ago... READ MORE

13th October, 2017 3171

A DESPERATE, DAILY SEARCH FOR WATER IN PUERTO RICO


Three weeks after Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico, the challenge of finding enough water to drink and cook with remains enormous... READ MORE

13th October, 2017 141

U.S. HOUSE APPROVES DISASTER FUNDS AS TRUMP CRITICIZES PUERTO RICO


The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved 36.5 billion in emergency relief for hurricane-hit Puerto Rico and other areas that have suffered recent disasters... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 2377

TRUMP SUGGESTS PULLING RELIEF WORKERS FROM PUERTO RICO


REUTERS The contents of a damaged home near the town of Comerio, Puerto Rico... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 1583

TRUMP PUTS PUERTO RICO ON NOTICE OVER AID


US President Donald Trump has griped about emergency relief efforts in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, saying federal aid cannot continue forever ... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 10067

TRUMP SAYS U.S. RESPONDERS CAN'T STAY IN PUERTO RICO FOREVER


The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency estimates that only 63 percent of Puerto Rico residents have access to clean drinking water... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 934

'I DON'T GIVE A (EXPLETIVE)'


San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz Face of Puerto Rico outrage... READ MORE

11th October, 2017 3984

HURRICANE MARIA: PUERTO RICO'S FARMERS FACE NEAR TOTAL LOSS FROM STORM


Puerto Rico's farmers face near total loss from Hurricane Maria... READ MORE

7th October, 2017 2569

SAN JUAN MAYOR CARMEN YULIN CRUZ GIVES DONALD TRUMP LESSON IN LEADERSHIP AFTER CRITICISM


She became an adviser to Sila Maria Calderon, then the mayor of San Juan who later became Puerto Rico's first and only female governor... READ MORE

6th October, 2017 103

FROM PUERTO RICO TO LAS VEGAS, IT WAS A HORRIBLE WEEK FOR AMERICA


The United States went from one disaster to another this week. North America correspondent Zoe Daniel recaps the tragedies in Puerto Rico and Las Vegas... READ MORE

6th October, 2017 43

TRUMP MEETS WITH LAS VEGAS MASSACRE VICTIMS, SAYS 'AMERICA IS TRULY NATION IN MOURNING'


Trump then headed to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police headquarters, where he met with officers, dispatchers and others who'd responded to the shooting Sunday night... READ MORE

5th October, 2017 0

NATIONWIDE DRUG, MEDICAL-DEVICE SHORTAGES FEARED AS PUERTO RICO STRUGGLES TO RECOVER


Pharmaceuticals and medical devices are the island's leading exports, and Puerto Rico has become one of the world's biggest centers for pharmaceutical manufacturing... READ MORE

5th October, 2017 71

TRUMP RIPS 'FAKE NEWS' COVERAGE OF HIS TRIP TO PUERTO RICO


Trump rips 'fake news' coverage of his trip to Puerto Rico... READ MORE

4th October, 2017 58

PUERTO RICO GOVERNOR'S DIRE WARNING: MILLIONS MAY FLEE THE ISLAND


Most of the island remains without electricity, and about half of all residents still lack basic water services after Hurricane Maria... READ MORE

4th October, 2017 2097

TRUMP PRAISES US HELP FOR STRICKEN PUERTO RICO


US President Donald Trump has praised the great job done by his administration to help hurricane-hit Puerto Rico... READ MORE

4th October, 2017 2

ONCE TRAPPED IN KOREA, PUERTO RICAN VETS NOW FACE BATTLE AT HOME


While millions of Puerto Ricans in the diaspora wondered about the fate of their loved ones, Trump's Twitter rants were focused on anything but Puerto Rico... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 149

TRUMP DEFENDS PUERTO RICO DISASTER RESPONSE, ATTACKS SAN JUAN MAYOR


Trump slams 'fake news' and 'politically motivated ingrates' for criticizing Puerto Rico aid efforts... READ MORE

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OP-ED: PUERTO RICO DISASTER SHOWS US COULD LEARN FROM CHINA ABOUT HOW TO DEAL WITH NATURAL DISASTERS - PEOPLE'S DAILY ONLINE


Op-Ed Puerto Rico disaster shows US could learn from China about how to deal with natural disasters... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 5

PUERTO RICANS LASH OUT AT TRUMP OVER HURRICANE MARIA


I am begging, begging anyone that can hear us, to save us from dying... READ MORE

1st October, 2017 771

TRUMP LASHES OUT AT SAN JUAN MAYOR WHO BEGGED FOR MORE HELP


After a deadly terror attack in London in June, for instance, Trump singled out London Mayor Sadiq Khan, suggesting he wasn't taking the attacks seriously enough... READ MORE

1st October, 2017 0

TRUMP LASHES OUT AT SAN JUAN MAYOR WHO BEGGED FOR MORE HELP


Trump said Friday that Puerto Rico was totally unable to handle the catastrophe on its own... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 1483

PRESIDENT TRUMP SLAMS PUERTO RICAN MAYOR FOR 'POOR LEADERSHIP' IN CRISIS


Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello is saying Maria could be the most catastrophic hurricane to hit the U.S. territory in a century... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 43843

TRUMP SLAMS PUERTO RICAN MAYOR, SAYS ISLANDERS 'WANT EVERYTHING DONE FOR THEM'


Such poor leadership ability by the Mayor of San Juan, and others in Puerto Rico, who are not able to get their workers to help... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 2

'THEY WANT EVERYTHING TO BE DONE FOR THEM'


San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz has accused the Trump administration of killing us with the inefficiency after Hurricane Maria... READ MORE

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TRUMP LASHES OUT AT SAN JUAN MAYOR WHO BEGGED FOR MORE HELP AFTER HURRICANE


We will not rest, however, until the people of Puerto Rico are safe... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 0

UNDER FIRE, TRUMP BLAMES PUERTO RICANS FOR SLOW HURRICANE RESPONSE


Trump is scheduled to speak to the governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rossello, by telephone on Saturday... READ MORE

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TRUMP LAUNCHES PERSONAL ATTACK ON MAYOR AMID CRISIS IN PUERTO RICO


...Such poor leadership ability by the Mayor of San Juan, and others in Puerto Rico, who are not able to get their workers to help... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 10099

TRUMP BRAGS OF SUCCESSFUL PUERTO RICO RELIEF EFFORTS BUT ISLANDERS DECRY LACK OF HELP, GETTING HUNGRIER


The Trump administration declared Thursday that its relief efforts in Puerto Rico are succeeding, but people on the island said help was scarce and disorga... READ MORE

29th September, 2017 10

Trending News Headlines : Puerto Rico Residents

AMERICA DENIES PUERTO RICO REQUEST FOR WAIVER TO BRING VITAL FUEL AND SUPPLIES TO ISLAND


Backers of a Jones Act waiver for Puerto Rico said it would help the relief effort... READ MORE

28th September, 2017 38600

YES, PUERTO RICO IS PART OF THE UNITED STATES


But unlike U.S. states, Puerto Ricans on the island cannot vote in presidential elections, and their representative in the House... READ MORE

27th September, 2017 35672

HOW ARREST AT ARIZ TRUMP RALLY MIGHT HAVE LED TO NEW ICEPOLICY


The town was Fountain Hills, a suburb patrolled by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, the agency led for decades by then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio... READ MORE

20th February, 2017 17147

PUERTO RICO'S GOVERNOR HAS TO CLEAN UP HIS DAD'S MESS


These weren't Governor Ricardo Rossello's constituents or the U.S. commonwealth's Senate... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 9803

HURRICANE MARIA KILLS 15 IN DOMINICA, PUERTO RICO WILL BE DARK FOR MONTHS


Photos Hurricane Maria slams the Caribbean A shack is destroyed in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Thursday, September 21... READ MORE

22nd September, 2017 8496

TRUMP LIFTS SHIPPING RESTRICTIONS FOR PUERTO RICO RELIEF


President Trump on Thursday waived shipping restrictions to help get fuel and supplies to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, the White House announced... READ MORE

28th September, 2017 7229

BOSSERT DEFENDS TRUMP'S WAIT TO WAIVE JONES ACT FOR PUERTO RICO


Hunter and Garamendi said the problem wasn't getting material to Puerto Rico, but distributing it over the island's badly damaged roads... READ MORE

28th September, 2017 7068

A STORM'S NEVER DESTROYED A GRID LIKE MARIA RUINED PUERTO RICO'S


You don't even have to leave the airport to see that Hurricane Maria has laid waste to Puerto Rico's power grid... READ MORE

23rd September, 2017 4439

HALF OF US ADULTS ARE RECORDED IN POLICE FACIAL RECOGNITION DATABASES, STUDY SAYS


Numerous major police departments have real-time face recognition technology that allows surveillance cameras to scan the faces of pedestrians walking down the street, the report found... READ MORE

19th October, 2016 4404

DONALD TRUMP TO VISIT PUERTO RICO TO SURVEY HURRICANE DAMAGE


President Trump to visit Puerto Rico to survey damage from Hurricane Maria... READ MORE

26th September, 2017 4117

PUERTO RICO FACING CRISIS AFTER MARIA


Meanwhile, officials say there is still a risk of flooding on a Puerto Rico river due to the threat of a failure of a dam... READ MORE

24th September, 2017 3027

CATEGORY 5 IRMA IS STRONGEST HURRICANE TO EVER HIT THE ATLANTIC


The U.S. National Hurricane Center NHC said Irma is now the most powerful storm ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean... READ MORE

6th September, 2017 2638

PUERTO RICO GOVERNOR TO TAKE STATEHOOD CASE TO WASHINGTON BUT FACES US SNUB


Ricard Rossello to push Congress to admit Puerto Rico as America's 51st state, but experts suggest referendum result will have little impact on US lawmakers... READ MORE

12th June, 2017 1841

JOE ARPAIO'S FIRST IMPRESSION OF HIS PRESIDENTIAL PARDON


Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks to The Arizona Republic on Aug. 25, 2017, about his pardon from President Donald Trump... READ MORE

26th August, 2017 1471

PUERTO RICO DAM HOLDING; SOME LOCAL OFFICIALS SAY THREAT OVERBLOWN


According to the Puerto Rican Emergency Management Agency, the coastal town 20 miles west of San JuanA had 2,000 displaced residents and at least eight drownings... READ MORE

24th September, 2017 1290

PUERTO RICO BATTERED BY HURRICANE MARIA


Before hitting Puerto Rico, Maria left a trail of destruction in smaller Caribbean islands including the British Virgin Islands, Montserrat and Dominica... READ MORE

22nd September, 2017 1078

ORLANDO VICTIMS FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE


Franky Jimmy Dejesus didn't have children but his nephews and nieces were his everything, his close friend Sara Lopez told CNN... READ MORE

14th June, 2016 1063

PUERTO RICO'S 'UNPAYABLE' DEBT: IS THIS THE GREECE OF THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE?


Closed shops along Rio Piedras, San Juan, Puerto Rico... READ MORE

6th July, 2015 851

AS GANGS FIGHT IN THE STREET, VIOLENCE-PLAGUED ACAPULCO BATTLES TO LURE BACK TOURISTS


Perched dramatically on the edge of a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the view from Acapulco's Hotel Mirador is hard to beat... READ MORE

13th March, 2017 833

TRUMP TO VISIT DEVASTATED PUERTO RICO AFTER TWEETING ABOUT ISLAND'S DEBT WOES


U.S. President Donald Trump says he'll visit hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico next Tuesday... READ MORE

26th September, 2017 802

77 KILLED, HUNDREDS HURT IN ECUADOR'S 7.8 EARTHQUAKE


Ecuador's Risk Management Agency said 10,000 armed forces were deployed to the coastal areas hit hardest by the deadly 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Saturday night... READ MORE

17th April, 2016 757

MARIA LATEST THREAT TO PUERTO RICO AFTER $1 BILLION IRMA HIT


Hurricane Maria was on course to hit Puerto Rico just two weeks after Irma caused as much as 1 billion in damages on the bankrupt island... READ MORE

20th September, 2017 730

HIKER DIES AFTER 1,000 BEES ATTACK IN ARIZONA


The area on Merkle Trail where the incident took place was closed to the public Thursday afternoon for evaluation, the Sheriff's Office said... READ MORE

27th May, 2016 514

PUERTO RICO'S FRAGILE ECONOMY DEALT NEW BLOW BY MARIA


People line up to buy gasoline at a gas station after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria, in San Juan, Puerto Rico September 22, 2017... READ MORE

24th September, 2017 449

U.S. JUDGE THROWS OUT ARIZONA SHERIFF'S IMMIGRATION SUIT AGAINST OBAMA


District Court for the District of Columbia denied the demand by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio for a preliminary injunction to halt the policies... READ MORE

25th December, 2014 355

CATEGORY 4 STORM HITS PUERTO RICO AFTER BATTERING BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS AND DOMINICA


Hurricane Maria - live updates Category 4 storm hits Puerto Rico after battering British Virgin Islands and Dominica... READ MORE

20th September, 2017 320

MARIA SLAMS ASHORE IN PUERTO RICO AS A CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE


Before striking Puerto Rico, Maria's eye swept Dominica in the Leeward Islands overnight Monday into Tuesday, tearing homes apart and washing out roads on the island... READ MORE

20th September, 2017 315

FLORIDA'S PUERTO RICANS STRONGLY FAVOR CLINTON


More than one million Puerto Ricans now live in Florida, according to the Pew Research Center, making up about 5 percent of the total population... READ MORE

6th October, 2016 307

MARCO RUBIO AND HILLARY CLINTON LOCK HORNS OVER PUERTO RICO'S FINANCES


Against the backdrop of a crushing debt crisis, Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio took their presidential campaigns to Puerto Rico on Friday... READ MORE

5th September, 2015 296

TRUMP INCREASES FUNDING FOR IRMA IN PUERTO RICO, US VIRGIN ISLANDS


President Trump increased federal assistance to Hurricane Irma-ravaged Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, the White House announced on Sunday... READ MORE

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