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In Puerto Rico, Protesters and Police Clash As Thousands March ...

In Puerto Rico, thousands marked May Day by joining a general strike in the capital of San Juan to protest austerity measures, from the closing of public schools to increases in university tuition. When protesters ...
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Blackout Hits Northern Puerto Rico Following Fire, Explosion

An explosion and fire at an electric substation threw much of northern Puerto Rico into darkness late Sunday in a setback for the U.S. territory’s efforts to fully restore power more than five months after ...
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Puerto Rico Has Cremated 911 Bodies Since Hurricane Maria

The Puerto Rican government allowed 911 bodies to be cremated since Hurricane Maria made landfall, and that not one of them were physically examined by a government medical examiner to determine if it should be ...
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Puerto Rico funeral homes are burning bodies that aren’t being ...

The Puerto Rican government is allowing funeral directors and crematoriums to burn the bodies of Hurricane Maria victims without counting them in the official death toll. The result is a death count that masks the extent ...
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Who Just Got The $300M Contract for Puerto Rico Contract?

Members of Congress from both parties on Tuesday called for an investigation into a $300 million contract awarded to a small company based in Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s hometown of Whitefish, Montana. The Puerto Rico ...
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WTF | Hurricane Maria Victims Recruited to Give Aid Workers ...

Amid the devastation occurring in Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria, a doctor claims federal aid workers organized a “spa day” for themselves while on the clock. On Thursday, The Rachel Maddow Show reported devastated Puerto Ricans were ...
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Tesla is sending hundreds of battery packs to Puerto Rico ...

Puerto Rico has been ravaged and is facing significant loss of human life and harm to human life, among other things. Lack of drinking water, dehydration, food scarcity, and so many other problems are facing ...
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San Juan Mayor Responds To Trump’s Attacks: ‘I Was Asking ...

The president attacked her “nasty” criticism of the government’s management, and said the people of Puerto Rico of want “everything to be done for them.” The mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Saturday defended ...
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Fears of dam collapse add to Puerto Rico’s misery after ...

Puerto Rico’s governor met mayors from around the ravaged island on Saturday after surveying damage to an earthen dam in the northwestern part of the U.S. territory that was threatening to collapse from flooding in ...
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Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico Is Submerged Under Water and Considered ...

Flash floods brought fresh misery to Puerto Rico on Thursday after its infrastructure was shattered by Hurricane Maria as President Donald Trump declared the US territory a disaster zone. The hurricane, which Trump said had ...
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Hurricane Irma Strengthens Into a Category 5 as it Bears ...

Hurricane Irma is nearing the northern Leeward Islands and is now a Category 5. Hurricane warnings have been issued for portions of the Leeward Islands, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and the Dominican Republic. Irma will target ...