All posts in Hurricane María

Puerto Rico has been hit by the most devastating hurricane in the last 80 years. This section includes ongoing coverage in the wake of Hurricane María, and its effects on the island’s different economic sectors.

González: PR has received $626M in federal assistance
October 23, 2017, No Comments

Puerto Rico has received more than $626.7 million in funding from the U.S. government in the past month to manage the em ...

FEMA OKs more than $500M in assistance to PR
October 23, 2017, No Comments

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $500 million for survivor assistance, emergency wor ...

Private Equity for PR reaches $1M donation milestone
October 23, 2017, No Comments

Private Equity for Puerto Rico, formed by a group of private equity firms announced that the fund has reached its first ...

Liberty Global CEO: ‘We’re here to repair network, lives’
October 20, 2017, No Comments

Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries said Thursday although Hurricane María is not the first experience the provider has had w ...

USDA offers aid for PR’s hurricane-impacted dairies
October 19, 2017, No Comments

In the wake of the 2017 hurricanes, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing emergency assistance ...

United for PR awards $481K in funds to 4 PR nonprofits
October 19, 2017, No Comments

United for Puerto Rico, a private nonprofit created after Hurricane Irma, announced the award of $481,000 in funds to fo ...

Entrepreneurial orgs unite to help PR businesses
October 19, 2017, No Comments

A group of business organizations in Puerto Rico’s entrepreneurial ecosystem have joined forces to launch "Raise Your ...

Gov’t, Liberty partner to offer free WiFi to PR towns
October 18, 2017, No Comments

Liberty Puerto Rico and the government announced Wednesday an alliance through which the private company will provide fr ...

The Mall of San Juan reopens Oct. 19, after month closed
October 18, 2017, No Comments

Taubman Centers Inc., owners of The Mall of San Juan, announced the shopping center will reopen at 11 a.m. Oct. 19. The ...

González continues lobbying US gov’t for hurricane relief
October 18, 2017, No Comments

Resident Commissioner Jenniffer González-Colón is moving ahead with her agenda to “continue bringing together federa ...