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Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico’s Governor Is Pissing Off the Island Even More

Protesters clashed with police, who used tear gas to disperse a crowd that threw bottles and rocks.
Alex Lubben
7.23.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

A Huge Part of Crucial Aid for Puerto Rico is Still In Limbo

Nearly 30,000 homes in Puerto Rico still have temporary roofs, almost two years after Hurricane Maria.
Roberto Ferdman
6.6.19
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Democrats are about to go to war with Trump over aid to Puerto Rico

And the fight could impact badly needed aid to California, Florida, Georgia, and Midwest.
Matt Laslo
4.29.19
Puerto Rico

Things are getting ugly between Trump and Puerto Rico's governor

Emma Ockerman
3.28.19
Puerto Rico

Trump didn't want to send any disaster-relief money to Puerto Rico but a HUD official said he had to, report says

Pam Patenaude, deputy secretary to HUD-leader Ben Carson, submitted her resignation on Dec. 17.
Emma Ockerman
1.17.19
Munchies

Meet the Queer Chefs Helping Puerto Rico's Culinary Community Shine

“I’ve never cooked in a kitchen with only queer people, mostly women, and centering Puerto Rican food and ingredients. There’s a lot to say here."
Keia Mastrianni
11.27.18
CHEFS

José Andrés Fed 3 Million People in Puerto Rico, But Wishes It Had Been More

"I think leadership is 51 percent empathy. With empathy, you can gain the hearts of anybody, if you mean business."
Danielle Wayda
10.11.18
Puerto Rico

A year after Maria, Puerto Ricans say tarp-roofs, power outages and PTSD are now a part of life

Puerto Ricans tell us what it's like a year after Maria
Victoria Leandra
9.26.18
Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria forced these young Puerto Ricans to leave home: "It does get lonely"

Puerto Ricans living on the mainland share their stories of displacement.
Milena Mikael-Debass
9.20.18
Puerto Rico

5 ways Puerto Rico is forever changed by Hurricane Maria

One year after Maria devastated the island, Puerto Rico has made a partial recovery — but 8 percent of the population has migrated.
Alex Lubben
9.20.18
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Even Republicans are countering Trump's baseless claim about Hurricane Maria deaths

Florida Gov. Rick Scott, for one, defended the independent study that said thousands were lost
Emma Ockerman
9.13.18
hurricane maria

Trump just said, without evidence, that the official death count in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria is fake news

He also blamed "Democrats" and "bad politics."
Emma Ockerman
9.13.18
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