Puerto Rico

CUNY Puerto Rico Volunteers
Mack Rosenberg/WCBS 880
June 12, 2018 - 2:21 pm
Two hundred City University of New York students were preparing to leave for to Puerto Rico Tuesday to volunteer in Hurricane Maria relief efforts.
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Puerto Rican Day Parade
Steve Burns/WCBS 880
June 10, 2018 - 11:53 am
Floats, musicians, and brightly-colored costumes were seen as the Puerto Rican Day Parade stepped off on Fifth Avenue.
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Puerto Rico Strong
Grant Alter/Manuel Preitano/Andrew Crossley/Jerome Gagnon/Lion Forge Media
June 03, 2018 - 4:17 pm
With a study showing the death toll in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria might be closer to 5,000 than 100 – and with this year’s hurricane season having begun – you might be looking to help, even in a small way.
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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
May 29, 2018 - 4:33 pm
The official government death toll in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria was 64, but researchers at Harvard University now believe the actual number was in excess of 4,600.
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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
May 03, 2018 - 7:09 pm
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is extending its assistance for Puerto Ricans who do not have homes to go back to eight months after Hurricane Maria last year.
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Andrew Cuomo
Ethan Harp/WCBS 880
April 29, 2018 - 1:27 pm
New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo spent his Sunday in Puerto Rico, promising more help for the island from the state as it continues to recover from Hurricane Maria.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo
Anthony DelMundo/New York Daily News/TNS/Sipa USA
April 19, 2018 - 1:29 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is rolling out yet another New York state program to aid Puerto Rico.
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Puerto Rico Blackout
John Mclaughlin/WCBS 880
April 18, 2018 - 1:35 pm
Puerto Rico was hit with an island-wide blackout Wednesday, as the U.S. territory continued to struggle with an increasingly unstable power grid nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria.
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