Rosamari Palerm transferred to a school in Miami last fall after her school shut down in the wake of Hurricane Maria. She’s returned home to San Juan, but some of her classmates have stayed, making new homes in Miami.
There was already a problem with the supply of IV fluid bags at US hospitals. But the hurricane devastation in Puerto Rico made it much worse.
Estimates range from the hundreds of thousands to a million who will leave Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.
Hear directly from some of them.
The VA team goes from one hurricane shelter to another, assisting veterans.
“I am at the mercy of the hurricane. My roof is gone. House is flooding,” Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit posted on Facebook.
While Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands clean up after Hurricane Irma, many residents of these US territories say the challenge of storm relief is not just the devastation, but neglect from their fellow Americans in the continental US.
The crested anole is undergoing some remarkable changes — and fast.
Isaura Ramirez came home from serving in Iraq only to battle depression. She turned a corner when her husband enrolled her in a comedy class.
Puerto Rico has a terrible economy. That's why some economists think that allowing it to file Chapter 9 bankruptcy might be a good idea.
Puerto Rican students forced Governor Alejandro García Padilla to abandon a plan to slash university funding by 20 percent, but the issue went largely uncovered in US media.