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.

USDA grants temporary expansion of P.R. nutrition assistance
February 21, 2018, No Comments

Puerto Rico residents continuing to recover from the impacts of recent hurricanes could be eligible for increased nutrit ...

$45K solar energy system installed at Hogar Cuna San Cristóbal in Caguas
February 21, 2018, No Comments

Nonprofit Somos Solar has sponsored a $45,000 solar energy and storage system at the Hogar Cuna San Cristóbal in Caguas ...

sonnen powers Orocovis school using solar+battery microgrid
February 16, 2018, No Comments

Intelligent residential energy storage company sonnen announced the commissioning of a solar + battery storage microgrid ...

U.S. Treasury to grant credit to P.R. employers affected by hurricanes
February 15, 2018, No Comments

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, announced an agreement in principle with the United States Department of Treasury wh ...

NJ Gov. signs executive order creating commission on P.R. relief
February 13, 2018, No Comments

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order establishing the Commission on Puerto Rico Relief, an 18-member gr ...

Journalists sue Demographic Registry for hiding public information related to Hurricane María-related deaths
February 8, 2018, No Comments

The Center for Investigative Journalism (CPI, as it is known in Spanish) on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the direct ...

Citi Community Development grants $500K for housing recovery in P.R.
February 6, 2018, 1 Comment

Citi Community Development and four Department of Housing and Urban Development-approved housing counseling organization ...

Majority of P.R. claimants still wait for FEMA help, many found ‘ineligible’
February 5, 2018, No Comments

Armando Vega-Martínez anxiously awaits for the day he can have a home again. The house in which he lived, among the mou ...

Exelon’s 6 Utility co.’s on their way to PR to work on energy restoration
January 30, 2018, No Comments

Line mechanics, crew leaders, safety personnel — and bucket trucks — from Exelon’s six utilities are on their way ...

Walmart, Miami Foundation award $5M to Mercy Corps for P.R. relief
January 23, 2018, No Comments

Walmart and The Miami Foundation announced $4.9 million in grants to Mercy Corps to support Puerto Rico relief and recov ...