As recovery efforts resume in Puerto Rico after a direct hit from Hurricane Fiona, natives in Philadelphia are nervously awaiting to hear from family and loved ones.
Biden noted that hundreds of FEMA and other federal officials are already on the ground in Puerto Rico, where Hurricane Fiona caused an island-wide blackout.
Hurricane Fiona has dumped tremendous amounts of rain on Puerto Rico, leaving parts of the island underwater.
Fiona struck on the anniversary of Hurricane Hugo, which hit Puerto Rico 33 years ago as a Category 3 storm.
A judge has issued a restraining order against Puerto Rican superstar Ricky Martin.
The blackout outraged and worried many on the island of 3.2 million people, including those who cannot afford generators and have medical conditions including diabetes and respiratory issues that depend on electricity for their treatments.
Shuttered businesses. Sleepless nights. Canceled classes. Hundreds of thousands of people across Puerto Rico remained without power on Friday, nearly two days after a fire at a main power plant sparked an island-wide outage.
Puerto Rico’s government formally exited bankruptcy Tuesday, completing the largest public debt restructuring in U.S. history after announcing nearly seven years ago that it was unable to pay its more than $70 billion debt.
Puerto Rican boxer Félix Verdejo turned himself in to federal agents Sunday night just hours after authorities identified the body of a dead woman as his 27-year-old lover, officials said.
Video released by the National Science Foundation shows the exact moment the cables on the second-largest radio telescope in the world snapped, causing the subsequent collapse of the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico.
The huge telescope at the renowned Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico will be dismantled in a blow to scientists who depend on it to search for planets, asteroids and extraterrestrial life.
The campaigns of President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are rallying people in a place where U.S. citizens cannot cast ballots but have the ear of hundreds of thousands of potential voters in the battleground state of Florida.
Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vázquez has acknowledged losing the primary of her pro-statehood party to Pedro Pierluisi, who briefly served as the U.S. territory’s governor last year amid political turmoil.
Puerto Ricans are demanding answers after botched primaries forced officials to reschedule voting at centers lacking ballots, an unprecedented decision being called a blow to the U.S. territory’s democracy.
There were no immediate reports of casualties.