Puerto Rico

Lin-Manuel Miranda in Hamilton
Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY
January 13, 2019 - 11:29 am
A limited run of the mega-hit musical “Hamilton” opened Friday night in Puerto Rico with Lin-Manuel Miranda returning to his starring role.
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Lin-Manuel Miranda
AP Photo/Carlos Giusti
January 12, 2019 - 2:13 pm
Lin-Manuel Miranda reprised his lead role in the hit musical "Hamilton" on Friday night to start a two-week run in Puerto Rico expected to raise thousands of dollars for artists and cultural groups struggling in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
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Lin-Manuel Miranda, composer and creator of the award-winning Broadway musical, Hamilton, receives a standing ovation with tears at the ending of the play's premiere held at the Santurce Fine Arts Center, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. The musical is set to run for two weeks and will raise money for local arts programs. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
January 11, 2019 - 11:24 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Lin-Manuel Miranda reprised his lead role in the hit musical "Hamilton" on Friday night to start a two-week run in Puerto Rico expected to raise thousands of dollars for artists and cultural groups struggling in the wake of Hurricane Maria. The audience giggled, hooted...
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Lin-Manuel Miranda in Hamilton
Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY
January 11, 2019 - 7:00 am
The mega hit musical "Hamilton" opens Friday in Puerto Rico for a limited time, to raise funds for victims of Hurricane Maria.
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NYC & Company and Discover Puerto Rico campaign
USA TODAY/ Nancy Trejos
October 23, 2018 - 3:50 pm
It’s been 13 months since Puerto Rico was devastated by a hurricane, and now New York City tourism officials are planning a campaign to aid the island with the help of “Hamilton” star Lin-Manuel Miranda.
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Photo by Olivier Douliery/ Sipa USA
September 13, 2018 - 11:08 am
President Donald Trump on Thursday rejected the official conclusion that nearly 3,000 people died in Puerto Rico from last year's Hurricane Maria, arguing without evidence that the number was wrong and calling it a plot by Democrats to make him "look as bad as possible."
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President Donald Trump
Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA
September 12, 2018 - 1:04 pm
President Donald Trump this week called his administration’s response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico an “unsung success.”
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Melissa Mark-Viverito
Anthony Behar
August 29, 2018 - 3:06 pm
Former New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito on Tuesday blasted the government in Puerto Rico in light of a new report that shows 2,975 people died because of Hurricane Maria.
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Puerto Rico Hurricane Damage
AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa
August 28, 2018 - 5:42 pm
The new estimate of nearly 3,000 dead in the six months after Maria devastated the island in September 2017 and knocked out the entire electrical grid was made by researchers with the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University.
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Downed electrical poles at Playa Punta Santiago in Humacao, Puerto Rico in December 2017
Pedro Portal/El Nuevo Herald/TNS/Sipa USA
August 09, 2018 - 5:21 pm
The Puerto Rican government now says 1,427 people may have died as a result of Hurricane Maria.
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