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Puerto Rico Recovers After Maria

Puerto Rico Recovers After Maria

Complete coverage of relief and recovery efforts in Puerto Rico, following Hurricane Maria

Thursday, Oct 25, 2018 at 09:53 AM CDT

Survivor Stories: Teachers in Puerto Rico Reflect on Hurricane Maria 1 Year Later

Survivor Stories: Teachers in Puerto Rico Reflect on Hurricane Maria 1 Year Later

In early September 2017, Hurricane Irma narrowly avoided Puerto Rico. In many respects this "false alarm" set the stage for what came later that month. Hurricane Maria made landfall in the early morning...

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 12:46 PM CDT

New Law Requires Audit of Failed FEMA Hurricane Contracts

New Law Requires Audit of Failed FEMA Hurricane Contracts

A new law requires the Federal Emergency Management Agency to investigate how it came to award Hurricane Maria relief contracts to a company with an unproven record.

Friday, Oct 26, 2018 at 04:19 PM CDT

Puerto Rico busca atraer al turismo a un año de María

Puerto Rico busca atraer al turismo a un año de María

Un conocido mensaje viral fue renovado pero no para dar ayuda, sino para dar la bienvenida.

Monday, Sep 24, 2018 at 07:25 PM CDT

Trump: No Statehood for Puerto Rico With Critics in Office

Trump: No Statehood for Puerto Rico With Critics in Office

President Donald Trump on Monday declared himself an "absolute no" on statehood for Puerto Rico as long as critics such as San Juan's mayor remain in office, the latest broadside in his feud with members of the...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 11:49 PM CDT

'Love' Helped Keep Maria's Most Vulnerable PR Victims Alive

'Love' Helped Keep Maria's Most Vulnerable PR Victims Alive

For hurricane victims inside a Puerto Rican nursing home, it was one thing Maria couldn't wash away that helped them stay alive one year ago. Ray Villeda reports.

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 07:06 AM CDT

Storm Damage Remains on Puerto Rico 1 Year After Maria

Storm Damage Remains on Puerto Rico 1 Year After Maria

The one year anniversary since Hurricane Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico has come and now crews are surveying the damage that still remains. Ray Villeda reports.

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 07:24 AM CDT

Remote Puerto Rico Town Gets New Bridge, But Still Struggles

Remote Puerto Rico Town Gets New Bridge, But Still Struggles

One year ago, the mountain town of Utuado, Puerto Rico was left isolated after the only bridge connecting the town to civilization was destroyed by Hurricane Maria. News 4's Darlene Rodriguez returns to the...

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 05:41 AM CDT

A Year After Maria, Puerto Rican Kidney Patients Fear Death

 A Year After Maria, Puerto Rican Kidney Patients Fear Death

As weeks turned into months, the seats of the small plane began to empty out. In the beginning, 15 passengers flew from Vieques to the Puerto Rican mainland — refugees from Hurricane Maria. The storm had ruined...

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 05:34 AM CDT

How Puerto Rico's Most Vulnerable Died After Hurricane Maria

How Puerto Rico's Most Vulnerable Died After Hurricane Maria

Disabled and elderly people were discharged from overwhelmed hospitals with bedsores that led to fatal infections. Medical oxygen ran out. People caught lung infections in sweltering private nursing homes and...

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 06:43 PM CDT

A Year Later: A Look at Hurricane Maria and Its Aftermath

A Year Later: A Look at Hurricane Maria and Its Aftermath

On Sept. 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria made landfall on the island of Puerto Rico wreaking havoc across its terrain to such great proportions that very few storms throughout United States history provoked the level...

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