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News Puerto Rico: Puerto Rico Restores Electricity After This Week's Outage

News channel or source: https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/04/20/604316012/puerto-rico-restores-electricity-after-this-weeks-power-outage
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Electricity has been restored in Puerto Rico following an outage on Wednesday that left the island in darkness. It was the first island-wide blackout since Hurricane Maria swept through the U.S. territory in September. A transmission line was accidentally ...

News Puerto Rico: Motel misery: Hundreds fled Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico only to end up functionally homeless in Florida

News channel or source: https://www.cnn.com/2018/04/20/politics/sutter-puerto-rico-motel-misery-invs/index.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

For more on this story, watch "Anderson Cooper 360" on CNN Friday at 8 p.m. ET. Kissimmee, Florida (CNN)With no running water, no power and no school for her kids, Carmen "Millie" Santiago fled Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria hit the Caribbean last fall.

News Puerto Rico: Puerto Rico suffers another island-wide blackout

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/puerto-rico-suffers-island-wide-blackout-article-1.3941009
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Puerto Rico is back in the dark. The entire island lost power Wednesday and was expected to be without electricity for 24 to 36 hours after a private contractor hit a transmission line with an excavator, according to the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority.

News Puerto Rico: Power Is Mostly Back in Puerto Rico, but the Frustration Remains

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/19/us/puerto-rico-power-electricity.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

SAN JUAN, P.R. — Glenis Ortiz was working when the power went out on Wednesday morning. Soon after, two of her three children, ages 14 and 15, called to say they were being sent home early from school. Ms. Ortiz, 36, went on working, but two questions ...

News Puerto Rico: Tourism in Puerto Rico unfazed by blackout

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/tourism-puerto-rico-unfazed-blackout-144200033.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Most of the power has been restored to Puerto Rico, after an island-wide outage threw the country into darkness on Wednesday. Puerto Rico has dealt with smaller outages in the past, but this was the first time that power was knocked out on the entire ...

News Puerto Rico: They fled Maria in Puerto Rico; now they're in motels

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/they-fled-maria-in-puerto-rico-now-theyre-in-motels/ar-AAw83bo
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

With no running water, no power and no school for her kids, Carmen "Millie" Santiago fled Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria hit the Caribbean last fall. Like thousands of evacuees, she landed here in central Florida. And, like hundreds, she's still stuck ...

News Puerto Rico: Puerto Rico governor will not impose pension cuts sought by board

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/r-puerto-rico-governor-will-not-impose-pension-cuts-sought-by-board-2018-4
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Thursday that he would not implement pension cuts and changes to employment rules sought by the bankrupt U.S. territory's oversight board. In a written statement, Rossello said, "We will ...

News Puerto Rico: Power Is Back On In Puerto Rico After The Island's Worst Outage Since Hurricane Maria

News channel or source: https://www.buzzfeed.com/amberjamieson/puerto-rico-power-electricity-blackout
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Electricity was restored Thursday after an island-wide outage plunged Puerto Rico back into darkness in the biggest blackout to hit the island since Hurricane Maria wiped out much of the island's fragile infrastructure seven months ago. The blackout came ...

News Puerto Rico: In hurricane’s aftermath, Puerto Rico moves from survival to revival

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/weather/topstories/in-hurricane-e2-80-99s-aftermath-puerto-rico-moves-from-survival-to-revival/ar-AAw82Wp
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

PUERTO RICO — Winding along the highway toward Aguada, the trees in Puerto Rico look like its inhabitants: Suffering. Changed. In some patches, it looks like someone took a sharpener and whittled the trees to stubs. In others, they’re broken in half ...

News Puerto Rico: Hurricane Aid Has Eased Puerto Rico’s Finances. It May Not Be Enough.

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/19/us/puerto-rico-fiscal-plan-hurricane.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Billions of dollars of disaster aid flowing into Puerto Rico since last fall’s devastating hurricane have boosted the bankrupt island’s finances, but the island’s federal overseers said Thursday that it would take still more austerity to translate ...