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  1. Puerto Rico Gov. endorses Nelson in Florida senate raceRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Puerto Rico's governor is endorsing Florida's incumbent Democratic U.S. senator over the Republican governor in what he calls a tough decision between two supporters of the island during a challenging year. Gov. Ricardo Rossello said Monday at a news conference that U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and Gov. Rick Scott "are two great people."


  2. Housing extended for 1,700 Puerto Rican hurricane evacueesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A federal judge in Massachusetts has temporarily blocked the evictions of about 1,700 Puerto Rican hurricane evacuees from hotels across the country. Assistance vouchers from the Federal Emergency Management Agency were set to expire at midnight Sunday when U.S. District Judge Leo T. Sorokin granted a temporary restraining order.


  3. Injunction sought to prevent Puerto Rican refugees' evictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A civil rights group is seeking a federal injunction to block the eviction of about 2,000 Puerto Rican hurricane refugees from Florida hotels as the assistance vouchers they received are set to expire. LatinoJustice PRLDEF filed a lawsuit late Saturday seeking relief for the Puerto Ricans, whose federal housing assistance vouchers expire at midnight.


  4. Many in Puerto Rico still under tarps as storm threat loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Thousands of people across Puerto Rico are still living in damaged homes nine months since Hurricane Maria devastated the island. Blue tarps or sturdier plastic sheets installed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are widely visible, though FEMA and local government agencies say they can't say for certain how many roofs still need to be replaced.


  5. Puerto Rico issues new data on Hurricane Maria deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Doctors near his small town sent him to Puerto Rico's main hospital for emergency surgery for an aortic aneurysm. But when the ambulance pulled into the parking lot in the capital, San Juan, after a more than two-hour drive, a doctor ran out to stop it.


  6. The price of an incompetent presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    On Wednesday, five days after the official start of hurricane season in the Atlantic, President Donald Trump attended what was supposed to be a meeting on storm preparedness at the Federal Emergency Management Agency headquarters. Most of the meeting was closed to the media, but The Washington Post obtained a recording.


  7. As storm season starts, AP photographer revisits Puerto RicoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    He documented the lives of Puerto Ricans who lost roofs and possessions in the storm. Others saw their houses torn completely from their foundations, leaving only a concrete base.


  8. Many Puerto Ricans adrift in US hotels after Hurricane MariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    After they lost their home in Puerto Rico to flooding during Hurricane Maria, Enghie Melendez fled with her family to the U.S. mainland with three suitcases and the hope it wouldn't take long to rebuild their lives. It hasn't worked out that way.


  9. Puerto Rican governor slams government; says aid inadequateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rossello on Friday slammed the federal government's response to Hurricane Maria, saying residents of the island, who are U.S. citizens, are being treated like "second-class citizens." Rossello and other critics have complained that the federal aid given to Puerto Rico after its worst natural disaster has not been equal to that given to Florida, Texas and California after similar disasters.


  10. After Maria, US schools get influx of Puerto Rican studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Ten-year-old Anthony Valencia says that after Hurricane Maria destroyed his home in Puerto Rico he played video games for weeks until he was sick of them. Now his smile stretches wide when he talks of going back to school - on the U.S. mainland.


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