Hurricane Maria

Trump rejects Puerto Rico storm toll of 3,000 as Democrat plot

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 - 02:50 GMT

US President Donald Trump on Thursday rejected the official death toll from last year's Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.

Study hikes Puerto Rico's Hurricane Maria death toll to 4,645

Tue, 29 May 2018 - 10:21 GMT

Hurricane Maria claimed the lives of 4,645 people in Puerto Rico last year and not the 64 long pegged by the island's government as the official death toll.

Pharma's Puerto Rico problems could mean drug shortages -FDA

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 - 07:47 GMT

Puerto Rico may start to see a small number of drug shortages within two or three weeks due to delays in restoring manufacturing operations, FDA chief said.

Puerto Rico hurricane death toll now 43:government official

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 - 02:16 GMT

The death toll in Puerto Rico attributable to Hurricane Maria has now reached 43, a government official said on Tuesday.

Assured Guaranty pulls Puerto Rico lawsuit, cites hurricane

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 - 04:45 GMT

Puerto Rico bond insurer Assured Guaranty Ltd (AGO.N) said late on Friday it voluntarily withdrew a complaint that challenged the legality of the island’s fiscal turnaround plan

Trump to meet victims, responders in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 - 10:44 GMT

President Donald Trump will fly to Puerto Rico on Tuesday

Trump defends federal response in Puerto Rico as criticism mounts

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 - 04:30 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday his government was doing a "great job" to help Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane Maria.

Trump blames Puerto Ricans for slow hurricane response

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 - 04:20 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday placed blame squarely on Puerto Ricans for the slow recovery from Hurricane Maria.

Evacuees leave Puerto Rico by cruise ship

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 - 02:22 GMT

Largest evacuations of thousands of people from San Juan harbor on Thursday by a cruise ship to the U.S. mainland since Hurricane Maria slammed Puerto Rico.

Fuel imports, distribution in Puerto Rico starts to unclog

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 - 03:50 GMT

Shipments of gasoline and diesel into Puerto Rico have resumed after Hurricane Maria, with ports restarting operations.

Trump to visit Puerto Rico on Tuesday, promises to help

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 - 03:35 GMT

Trump said on Tuesday he planned to go to Puerto Rico and hailed the federal effort so far for the U.S. territory after it was devastated by Hurricane Maria.

Puerto Rico evacuates area near crumbling dam, asks for aid

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 - 01:10 GMT

Many people living near a crumbling dam in storm-battered Puerto Rico have evacuated, Ricardo Rossello said on Monday, as he asked for more government aid.

Fears of dam collapse add to Puerto Rico's misery after hurricane

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 - 03:40 GMT

Puerto Rico's governor met with mayors from around the ravaged island after surveying damage to an earthen dam in the northwestern part of the U.S. territory.

Failing dam poses new crisis on Puerto Rico

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 - 07:46 GMT

Tens of thousands of people were evacuated from a river valley below a dam in the island's northwest on the verge of collapse.

Storm Maria pitches Puerto Rico barrio into sunken "Venice"

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 01:13 GMT

Wading through highways swamped by turbid waters that sloshed over scattered by Hurricane Maria have begun emerging from their shattered homes.

Hurricane Maria churns toward Turks and Caicos, death toll mounts

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 08:31 GMT

Hurricane Maria barreled toward the Turks and Caicos on Friday after lashing Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands with winds and rain destroying homes.

Hurricane Maria heads for Virgin Islands after lashing Dominica, Guadeloupe

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 - 10:19 GMT

The US National Hurricane Center warned of a "potentially catastrophic" impact from a storm.

Maria to remain category 5 hurricane until Puerto Rico landfall

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 - 09:04 GMT

The core of Hurricane Maria is expected to reach the southeastern coast of Puerto Rico on Wednesday morning .

'Potentially catastrophic' Maria eyes Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 - 08:34 GMT

Hurricane Maria closed in on the US Virgin Islands Wednesday as the US National Hurricane Center warned of a "potentially catastrophic" .

Senator urges U.S. airlines to cap fares for people fleeing Maria

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 - 08:26 GMT

U.S. Senator Bill Nelson sent letters to the chief executives of 10 major U.S.-based airlines on Monday.