Puerto Rico


Trump Blames Puerto Ricans for Slow Hurricane Response

President Donald Trump on Saturday placed blame squarely on Puerto Ricans for the slow recovery from Hurricane Maria after critics complained that his administration’s response to the U.S. territory’s plight…

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Family Ties: NY Rushes Aid to Ravaged Puerto Rico

New York state, home to more than 1 million people of Puerto Rican background, is sending a lot more than thoughts and prayers to the hurricane-ravaged island. Gov. Andrew Cuomo…

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Trump to Visit Puerto Rico Next Tuesday

President Donald Trump says he’ll visit hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico next Tuesday. Trump announced the visit after the administration came under criticism for its response to the damage on the island…

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Aid Begins to Flow to Hurricane-Hit Puerto Rico

Large amounts of federal aid began moving into Puerto Rico on Saturday, welcomed by local officials who praised the Trump administration’s response but called for the emergency loosening of rules…

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Hurricane Maria Slams Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria, one of the strongest hurricanes ever to hit Puerto Rico, pummeled the island Wednesday, tearing off roofs and doors, toppling cell towers and unleashing heavy flooding in an…

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