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News Puerto Rico » History: 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 ... The island filed the biggest government bankruptcy in U.S. history last year, with $71.5 billion of bond debt and $50 billion in pension obligations.

News Puerto Rico » History: 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

Just before the blackout, officials had been boasting about Puerto Rico's recovery from Maria, which caused the biggest power failure in the territory's history. PREPA had bragged early Wednesday that less than 3% of the island's residents were without power.

News Puerto Rico » History: Puerto Rico Is Once Again Hit by an Islandwide Blackout

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/18/us/puerto-rico-power-outage.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority had boasted Wednesday morning that less than 3 percent of its customers remained without power, substantially concluding what some estimates called the biggest power failure in United States history. The island of 3 ...

News Puerto Rico » History: 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 storm caused an estimated $90 billion in damage, making it the third costliest hurricane in U.S. history, according to the National Hurricane Center’s April report. Some 283 schools are ...

News Puerto Rico » History: Puerto Rico board approves fiscal plan as governor vows defiance

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-puertorico-debt-fiscal/puerto-rico-governor-will-not-impose-pension-cuts-sought-by-board-idUSKBN1HQ2TG
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Puerto Rico filed the biggest government bankruptcy in U.S. history last year, owing $71.5 billion of bonds and $50 billion in pension obligations. It then suffered catastrophic damage from September’s Hurricane Maria. “We will not propose any bill ...

News Puerto Rico » History: The 2018 Hurricane Season Looms But Hurricane Maria Still Haunts Puerto Rico

News channel or source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/marshallshepherd/2018/04/20/the-2018-hurricane-season-looms-but-hurricane-maria-still-haunts-puerto-rico/
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

This morning, my fellow citizens in Puerto Rico were strongly on my mind ... The blackout is already the worst in US history, beating out Hurricane Georges in 1998 and Hurricane Sandy in 2012. Right now, Rhodium estimates power has been restored to ...

News Puerto Rico » History: Tesla CEO Elon Musk touts batteries during Puerto Rico blackout

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/tesla-ceo-elon-musk-touts-batteries-during-puerto-rico-blackout/ar-AAw4svf
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

a power outage on Wednesday — estimated to be one of the largest in U.S. history — left few energy options to more than 3 million residents beyond batteries supplied by a Bay Area tech company. In the hours after Puerto Rico went dark, Elon Musk ...

News Puerto Rico » History: 5 things for April 19: Trump, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Syria, airline safety

News channel or source: https://www.cnn.com/2018/04/19/us/five-things-april-19-trnd/index.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Huge swaths of Puerto Rico have been without power since Hurricane Maria destroyed its electrical grid last fall, making that the second-longest blackout in history. 3. Cuba The man likely to become Cuba's next President may not carry the Castro name ...

News Puerto Rico » History: How Puerto Rico’s Fashion Industry Is Reinventing Itself After Hurricane María

News channel or source: https://www.glamour.com/story/how-puerto-rico-fashion-industry-is-reinventing-itself-after-hurricane-maria
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Thon has been responsible for various firsts in Puerto Rico’s fashion history: She was the first Puerto Rican designer to present her designs at NYFW in 2006, and last year became the first to expand her brand into the world of fragrances. Though she ...

News Puerto Rico » History: Puerto Rico hit by island-wide power blackout

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-puertorico-utilities-blackout/puerto-rico-hit-by-island-wide-power-blackout-idUSKBN1HP2QW
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Rossello is planning to privatize PREPA over the next 18 months, as Puerto Rico navigates a $120 billion bankruptcy, the largest in U.S. government history. In the short-term, though, the grid remains vulnerable ahead of a new hurricane season beginning ...