Puerto Rico


Blackout Hits All of Puerto Rico

An island-wide blackout hit Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the U.S. territory struggles with an increasingly unstable power grid nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria. Officials said it could take…

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FBI Investigating Puerto Rico Power Contract

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating a $300 million contract that Puerto Rico’s government power company awarded to a U.S.-based energy startup, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday,…

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Puerto Rico Gov Seeks to Cancel $300M Whitefish Contract

Puerto Rico’s governor on Sunday demanded that the board of the island’s power company cancel the $300M contract with Whitefish Energy Holdings amid increased scrutiny of the Montana company’s role…

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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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