Puerto Rico

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
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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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Staff Of WPSC-FM, William Paterson University
Sean Adams/WCBS 880
August 05, 2018 - 9:00 pm
Last year, Hurricane Maria ravaged Vieques, Puerto Rico and damaged the transmitter and facilities of the community radio station.
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Andrew Cuomo
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July 25, 2018 - 7:14 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pledging another round of state aid to help Puerto Ricans displaced by Hurricane Maria last September.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo
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July 23, 2018 - 4:36 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in San Juan Monday, looking to see how New York can help Puerto Rico bounce back from Hurricane Maria.
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Dannel Malloy
Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY NETWORK
July 09, 2018 - 7:31 pm
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Monday announced a $600,000 plan to fund permanent housing for the Puerto Rican evacuees who ended up in Connecticut after Hurricane Maria.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo
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July 01, 2018 - 3:16 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday that New York State has acquired $11 million to assist Puerto Ricans displaced by Hurricane Maria.
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