Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico
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AP News
May 02, 2020 - 10:24 am
A 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit near southern Puerto Rico on Saturday, briefly knocking out power and jolting many from their beds on an island where some people still remain in shelters from previous quakes earlier this year. There were no immediate reports of casualties.
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Senator Richard Blumenthal
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Lynda Lopez
February 24, 2020 - 6:23 pm
Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Monday called for a Marshall Plan for Puerto Rico after much of the island was left destroyed in Hurricane Maria and the recent string of earthquakes.
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State troopers Puerto Rico
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Steve Burns
January 26, 2020 - 8:08 pm
Thirty-seven New Jersey State Police troopers are in Puerto Rico to help out following the series of earthquakes there.
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Puerto Rico Earthquake
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Mack Rosenberg
January 15, 2020 - 1:55 pm
The federal government is lifting a nearly two-year hold on disaster relief aid to Puerto Rico following several earthquakes on the island.
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Andrew Cuomo
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Erica Brosnan
January 14, 2020 - 1:16 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he will be heading to Puerto Rico this week to offer help after a devastating 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck the island.
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Hempstead Puerto Rico Donations
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Sophia Hall
January 13, 2020 - 3:46 pm
The Town of Hempstead is collecting supplies for those affected by the devastating earthquakes in Puerto Rico.
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Puerto Rico earthquake
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Mack Rosenberg
January 12, 2020 - 12:44 pm
Some members of the City Council are in Puerto Rico helping coordinate relief efforts amid strong earthquake aftershocks this weekend.
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Puerto Rico Earthquake
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 08, 2020 - 6:25 pm
Puerto Rico remains under a state of emergency Wednesday as the island continues to report aftershocks following a devastating 6.4-magnitude earthquake.
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De Blasio and Shea
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 10, 2019 - 2:47 pm
Incoming NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea is starting off his new job in Puerto Rico with Mayor de Blasio.
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Hurricane Maria protest
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Marla Diamond
September 20, 2019 - 2:49 pm
As students and activists marched in Manhattan to draw attention to climate change, another group held a similar demonstration highlighting Puerto Rico’s continued financial crisis in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
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