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News Puerto Rico » Lajas: Hurricane Maria’s death toll in Puerto Rico is higher than official count, experts say

News channel or source: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/weather/hurricane/article175955031.html
Publication date: hursday 28 September 2017

Leovigildo Cotté died after not receiving the oxygen he needed at the only shelter that exists in the town of Lajas on the southern coast of Puerto Rico, which has been without electricity since Hurricane Maria careened through a week ago. Not even his ...

News Puerto Rico » Lajas: Special dinner planned to raise funds for Tri-C alumna's family in Puerto Rico

News channel or source: http://www.cleveland.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2017/10/special_dinner_planned_to_rais.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 October 2017

CLEVELAND, Ohio - When Hurricane Maria tore through ... Galarza's family is from Lajas and Aguadilla on Puerto Rico's western edge. Water and winds devastated the area, leaving broken windows and smashed doors where her family is from.

News Puerto Rico » Lajas: Justice Sotomayor Poured Her Heart Out To Puerto Rico After Hurricanes

News channel or source: http://dailycaller.com/2017/09/27/justice-sotomayor-poured-her-heart-out-to-puerto-rico-after-hurricanes/
Publication date: Wednesday 27 September 2017

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor encouraged Puerto Ricans to embrace fortitude and pride as the island rebuilds from a devastating hurricane season, in a WKAQ 580 message broadcasted Tuesday in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Sotomayor is arguably the ...

News Puerto Rico » Lajas: With electricity and salsa, this Puerto Rican town is back in business for locals

News channel or source: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/weather/hurricane/article180489201.html
Publication date: onday 23 October 2017

La Parguera belongs to a town called Lajas, about 109 miles from San Juan on the ... The town’s added bonus is the bioluminescent bay, one of three in Puerto Rico, and one of fewer than a dozen across the globe. In La Parguera, four companies are ...

News Puerto Rico » Lajas: In one Puerto Rican nursing home, a struggle to get power and keep patients alive

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-puerto-rico-healthcare-20170930-story.html
Publication date: Sunday 01 October 2017

But in places like rural, southwestern Lajas, known as an island within the island, locals said they are doing just that — helping each other. But there is only so much they can do. Ortiz, unable to do more for her parents herself, turned to city ...

News Puerto Rico » Lajas: Queensbury woman yet to hear directly from mother in Puerto Rico

News channel or source: http://poststar.com/news/local/queensbury-woman-yet-to-hear-directly-from-mother-in-puerto/article_5b258fe3-d26f-500f-9945-6ba21e1ffa4f.html
Publication date: Wednesday 04 October 2017

who is in hurricane-battered Puerto Rico, but at least she knows she is safe. “I did manage to contact a cousin who lives on the northeast part of the island, and he told me he was able to go to Lajas and check on family members,” said Gonzalez ...

News Puerto Rico » Lajas: Puerto Ricans on the mainland desperate to hear from family in communication 'black zones'

News channel or source: http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/puerto-rico-communication-black-zones-internet-technology-1.4310700
Publication date: Wednesday 27 September 2017

Teron believes the stranger was checking off a long list of pricey international numbers to dial with news about Puerto Ricans who had ... She needed help reaching the municipality of Lajas in Puerto Rico's southern coast so she could find out whether ...

News Puerto Rico » Lajas: Maria’s Bodies

News channel or source: http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2017/12/hurricane-maria-man-made-disaster.html
Publication date: Friday 22 December 2017

In a Lajas shelter, according to Puerto Rico’s Center for Investigative Journalism, Leovigildo Cotté, the father of the town’s former mayor, died for lack of electricity and oxygen. The family of 80-year-old Isabel Rivera González told CNN that she ...

News Puerto Rico » Lajas: Hammond firefighter shares stories of his recent trip to Puerto Rico

News channel or source: http://www.nwitimes.com/hammond-firefighter-shares-stories-of-his-recent-trip-to-puerto/article_edf25da4-9407-5e4b-a0d9-9fda1577f4a5.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 October 2017

Lajas, Patillas, and Juana Diaz — with food, water and supplies. The team consisted of church members, police officer, firefighters and nurses, he said. Gonzalez, 39, whose father and grandparents were born in Puerto Rico, said he knew he wanted to ...