hurricane maria

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July 22, 2018 - 11:37 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Lin-Manuel Miranda jumped up to a podium shortly after landing in Puerto Rico on Sunday to announce he has helped create a multimillion-dollar fund to boost the arts in the U.S. territory as it struggles to recover from Hurricane Maria. The "Hamilton" playwright said he...
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Loco Lucho's Latino Kitchen
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July 12, 2018 - 6:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new Puerto Rican restaurant has opened at Reading Terminal Market. Luis Liciaga, co-owner of Loco Lucho's Latino Kitchen , said Puerto Rican food is big on spices. "Not spicy hot, but it's very well-seasoned," he added. "All our meats are marinated. If we use a...
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Left to right, Liza Hernandez, Christine Gonzalez, Kahil Olmeda Gonzalez and dad David Olmeda, at the Super 8 motel in Kissimmee, Fla., on May 25, 2018. They are staying in motels after evacuating the island in the wake of hurricane Maria.
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July 01, 2018 - 8:36 am
By Nicole Chavez (CNN) -- A federal judge has temporarily blocked the Federal Emergency Management Agency from ending a housing assistance program for Puerto Rico residents displaced by Hurricane Maria. Nearly 1,800 Puerto Ricans were expected to move out Sunday from hotels on the island and the US...
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Puerto Rican hurricane survivors
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June 30, 2018 - 11:00 am
By Ray Sanchez, CNN (CNN) -- Nearly 1,800 Puerto Ricans who survived Hurricane Maria will be forced to move out Sunday from hotels on the island and the US mainland, where they've lived rent-free on assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. "After 10 months of providing emergency...
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Flag of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico in front of Capitolio, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
June 28, 2018 - 1:06 pm
By Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN (CNN) -- In the wake of Hurricane Maria, the island territory of Puerto Rico is making a new push to become a state within the next three years. Puerto Rico's representative in the House, Resident Commissioner Jenniffer González-Colón introduced the bill Wednesday...
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Nerybelle Perez poses with a portrait of her father, World War II veteran Efrain Perez, who died inside an ambulance after being turned away from the largest public hospital when it had no electricity or water, days after Hurricane Maria passed.
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June 12, 2018 - 5:44 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Eight days after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, Efrain Perez felt a pain in his chest. 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...
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A view of electrical poles torn down along roads in Playa Punta Santiago in Humacao, Puerto Rico, that were destroyed by Hurricane Maria, on December 3, 2017. (Photo by Pedro Portal/El Nuevo Herald/TNS/Sipa USA)
June 02, 2018 - 7:07 pm
By Jason Hanna and Leyla Santiago PURETO RICO (CNN) -- Puerto Ricans laid out hundreds of shoes Saturday in front of the US territory's Capitol in a makeshift memorial to those killed by Hurricane Maria -- wrapping up a week in which two reports brought fresh questions about how many people died...
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Hurricane Irma hits Miami
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June 01, 2018 - 11:05 am
By Joe Reedy, Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's governor and Legislature promised a dizzying array of fixes following the devastation of last year's hurricanes. But heading into a new storm season, the state has enacted only a few changes — the largest aimed at protecting seniors...
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Using a cell phone for a flash light, Jose Manuel Torres, 60, made his way to the small room where he now uses as a home as the rest of his home is being fixed after it was destroyed more than seven months ago by Hurricane Maria.
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May 29, 2018 - 9:51 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A new study contends that many more deaths than normal occurred in Puerto Rico in the three months after Hurricane Maria devastated the island, mostly because of problems getting medicines or medical care. Researchers surveyed a small sample of neighborhoods and from...
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Mark Abrams
April 12, 2018 - 2:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Hurricane forecasters are dropping four names they use to identify such storms because of the historic impact the four had last year. Trent Davis, a National Weather Service forecaster based in Mount Holly, New Jersey, says it's something that happens from time to...
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