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Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico governor announces his resignation

‘I announce that I will be resigning from the Governor's post effective Friday, August 2 at 5 pm,’ Rossello was quoted as saying.

25 Jul 2019 1:24 PM

Oprah’s philanthropy for Puerto Rican relief

Oprah Winfrey donates USD 2 million to Puerto Rico relief, to help support the local community after the devestation of Hurricane Maria.

09 Apr 2019 1:53 PM

Toxic effects post-wildfires are more harmful than the calamity itself

Scientists have studied wildfires for decades learning much about the impact on air, soil and nearby ecosystems in the urban communities.

13 Mar 2019 6:14 PM

Puerto Rico looks to rebuild with AI, 'internet of things'

Rossello said he expects some projects will help create "smart cities" with features that might include technologies to detect flooding.

12 Mar 2019 5:26 PM

Real heroes nobody knew: Ricky Martin dedicates charity award to Puerto Rican residents

The singer has dedicated his Corazon Latino Award to the residents of Puerto Rico, as they deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

08 Nov 2017 1:46 PM

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Pitbull lends private plane for Hurricane Maria cancer patients

The singer sent his private plane to Puerto Rico to transport cancer patients back to the U.S. to receive their chemotherapy treatments.

27 Sep 2017 1:02 PM

After Irma, Hurricane Maria destroys homes, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello called Maria 'the most devastating storm in a century.'

21 Sep 2017 2:15 PM

Category-5 Maria makes landfall in 'potentially catastrophic' hurricane in Caribbean

Another hurricane, Jose, is also active in the Atlantic and has triggered tropical storm warnings for the northeastern United States.

19 Sep 2017 12:05 PM

'Potentially catastrophic' Category-5 hurricane Maria batters Caribbean

Another hurricane, Jose, is also active in the Atlantic and has triggered tropical storm warnings for the northeastern United States.

19 Sep 2017 11:16 AM