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News Puerto Rico » Vieques: Peabody alum enlists musicians for free concert to benefit island of Vieques

News channel or source: https://hub.jhu.edu/2018/01/18/vieques-love-benefit-concert/
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

With her fiancé Abe, she built a home, a family, and a business on the small, white sands island of Vieques, located about 8 miles east of Puerto Rico's main island. There, she and Abe opened and operated an ecotourism business conducting kayaking ...

News Puerto Rico » Vieques: ‘Justice and solidarity for the people of Puerto Rico’

News channel or source: https://www.workers.org/2018/01/18/justice-and-solidarity-for-the-people-of-puerto-rico/
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Then came Hurricane Irma and two weeks later, on Sept. 20, came Hurricane María, destroying Culebra, Vieques and Puerto Rico. The destruction caused is only comparable to that caused by the San Ciriaco Hurricane in 1899, devastation that the U.S. used to ...

News Puerto Rico » Vieques: Sen. Warren Leads Delegation Trip to Puerto Rico

News channel or source: https://insurancenewsnet.com/oarticle/sen-warren-leads-delegation-trip-to-puerto-rico
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

Joined colleagues in demanding federal agencies expedite power restoration efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. * Joined in leading a group of 7 senators in pushing the Trump administration to increase efforts on Vieques and Culebra ...

News Puerto Rico » Vieques: William Paterson students visit Vieques, forge radio partnership

News channel or source: https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/passaic/wayne/2018/01/16/wayne-students-visit-puerto-rico-forge-radio-partnership/1000669001/
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

"Where there were once houses, you saw tents and a foundation." Vieques, located off Puerto Rico's southeast coast, became internationally known in 2003 when a series of protests led to the decommissioning of a U.S. Navy base that had used much of the ...

News Puerto Rico » Vieques: Puerto Rico Utility Workers Charge That Federal Government Is Hoarding Reconstruction Supplies

News channel or source: https://theintercept.com/2018/01/16/puerto-rico-utility-workers-charge-that-federal-government-is-hoarding-reconstruction-supplies/
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

In a statement issued Wednesday night, Puerto Rico Senate minority leader Eduardo Bhatia said ... to assemble materials for rebuilding a downed substation on the island of Vieques. When they were working on a different project, they were denied access ...

News Puerto Rico » Vieques: Water is life: Puerto Rico, potable water, and El Yunque

News channel or source: https://www.dailykos.com/stories/1730774
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

Fast forward to this Nelson Denis article from 2016 titled “El Yunque and Vieques may be sold to private developers in Puerto Rico.” El Yunque is a protected natural resource in Puerto Rico. But the US Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell ...

News Puerto Rico » Vieques: Another New Metal Shark Patrol Boat Joins the Puerto Rico Police Department Fleet

News channel or source: http://gcaptain.com/another-new-metal-shark-patrol-boat-joins-puerto-rico-police-department-fleet/
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

all of which weathered the storm undamaged and have served on relief missions around the coast of mainland Puerto Rico and the islands of Culebra and Vieques. “Metal Shark is honored to support the Puerto Rico Police Department with the most advanced ...

News Puerto Rico » Vieques: New Patrol Boat Delivered to Puerto Rico PD

News channel or source: https://www.marinelink.com/news/delivered-patrol-puerto432993
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

all of which weathered the storm undamaged and have served on relief missions around the coast of mainland Puerto Rico and the islands of Culebra and Vieques. The vessels are operated by the PRPD’s Fuerzas Unidas de Rapida Accion (FURA), which is an ...

News Puerto Rico » Vieques: A lot can happen in four months since Hurricane Maria

News channel or source: http://kuow.org/post/lot-can-happen-four-months-hurricane-maria
Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

On an island eight miles off Puerto Rico's coast, homes sit destroyed on hillsides and many of its nearly 9,000 residents still wait for federal aid. Vieques' hospital is operating out of tents in a parking lot. And the island is facing the prospect of six ...

News Puerto Rico » Vieques: 100+ Days Without Power ‘Where No One Comes’

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/weather/topstories/100-2b-days-without-power-e2-80-98where-no-one-comes-e2-80-99/vi-AAuC4TA
Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

Vieques, an outer island just 8 miles off Puerto Rico’s east coast, became a no man’s land after Hurricane Maria’s wrath left the island without power and basic supplies. But some people are trying to change that. CNN 1:04