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Watch How This School In Puerto Rico Reacts When Power Returns After 112 Days

Watch How This School In Puerto Rico Reacts When Power Returns After 112 DaysChildren in Puerto Rico have had to live much of their life in the dark since Hurricane Maria devastated the island nearly four months ago.



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Jennifer Lopez Gives Stirring Support For Time's Up While Working In Puerto Rico

Jennifer Lopez Gives Stirring Support For Time's Up While Working In Puerto RicoJennifer Lopez couldn’t attend Sunday night’s Golden Globes for a very important reason.



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New moms in Puerto Rico face a health care crisis

New moms in Puerto Rico face a health care crisisSince Hurricane Maria, public health experts say Puerto Rico is facing a growing crisis, and with many doctors having left the island, expectant mothers must turn to the few still-open clinics.



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Anger, dejection grows as only half of Puerto Rico has power

Anger, dejection grows as only half of Puerto Rico has powerSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The revelation that more than 660,000 power customers across Puerto Rico still lack electricity more than three months after Hurricane Maria has sparked outrage, surprise and resignation among some islanders who accuse officials of mismanaging their response to the Category 4 storm.



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3+ months after Maria, barely half of Puerto Rico has power

3+ months after Maria, barely half of Puerto Rico has powerSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico authorities said Friday that nearly half of power customers in the U.S. territory still lack electricity more than three months after Hurricane Maria, sparking outrage among islanders who accuse the government of mismanaging its response to the Category 4 storm.



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Puerto Rico Crisis Lingers as Trump Moves On

Puerto Rico Crisis Lingers as Trump Moves OnMayor Carmen Yulín Cruz of San Juan, Puerto Rico, talks about the challenges the island is still dealing with months after catastrophic hurricanes, problems made worse by the Trump administration's bungling of the response and the new Republican tax law



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Dark, desperate life without power in Puerto Rico

Dark, desperate life without power in Puerto RicoMOROVIS, Puerto Rico (AP) — Three days before Christmas, Doris Martinez and daughter Miriam Narvaez joined their neighbors in a line outside city hall in Morovis, a town of 30,000 people still living without electricity in the mountains of central Puerto Rico more than three months after Hurricane Maria battered the U.S. island.



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3 Months After The Hurricane, One-Third Of Puerto Rico Is Still Without Power

3 Months After The Hurricane, One-Third Of Puerto Rico Is Still Without PowerMore than 90 days after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, around one-third of the U.S. territory remains without power.



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Puerto Rico fears economic downturn from new tax overhaul

Puerto Rico fears economic downturn from new tax overhaulSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The sweeping federal tax rewrite approved Wednesday outraged officials in Puerto Rico, who said it threatens to crush the backbone of the island's economy at a time when they need substantial help recovering from Hurricane Maria.



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Puerto Rico To Review Hurricane Death Toll After Undercounting Concerns

Puerto Rico To Review Hurricane Death Toll After Undercounting ConcernsPuerto Rico’s governor vowed to re-examine its official death toll from Hurricane Maria after independent investigations placed the number of storm-related deaths at roughly 15 times higher than the territory’s findings, The New York Times reported.



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