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.

PREPA awards MasTec $500M power restoration, reconstruction contract
June 5, 2018, No Comments

Florida-based MasTec Inc. has signed a $500 million master services agreement with the Puerto Rico Electric Power Author ...

P.R. nonprofits partner to provide solar energy to primary health clinics
June 5, 2018, No Comments

The Puerto Rico Community Foundation and the Puerto Rico Primary Health Association formalized an alliance to provide so ...

FEMA has awarded nearly $219M in assistance for P.R. recovery
June 1, 2018, No Comments

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded nearly $219 million in additional Public Assistance grants for Hurri ...

FEMA OKs $194M+ in grants, $59M in loans for P.R. recovery
May 25, 2018, 1 Comment

The Federal Emergency Management Agency recently awarded more than $194 million in additional Public Assistance grants f ...

AbbVie donates $100M to strengthen access to healthcare, housing in P.R.
May 23, 2018, No Comments

Research-based global biopharmaceutical company AbbVie will donate $100 million to two organizations, Direct Relief and ...

Revolution Precrafted, Grupo Cacho to build 2K houses in P.R.
May 23, 2018, 1 Comment

Revolution Precrafted is expanding into its ninth international market, signing an agreement with Grupo Cacho to supply ...

FHA extends foreclosure moratorium for Hurricane María victims
May 17, 2018, No Comments

For the third time since Hurricane María devastated Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Federal Housing Admini ...

Microsoft asks FCC to OK use of open TV ‘white space’ to reconnect PR/USVI
May 14, 2018, No Comments

Technology giant Microsoft Corp. has asked the Federal Communications Commission to allow it to temporarily use so-calle ...

SPECIAL REPORT: The toll of the media’s neglect of P.R.
May 11, 2018, No Comments

Jacqueline Capó walks through Calle del Cristo, paved with blue cobblestones like the other main streets of Old San Jua ...

MCS Foundation reaches $1.5M fundraising goal to help P.R.
May 4, 2018, No Comments

The MCS Foundation announced it succeeded in reaching its new goal of $1.5 million, which was raised as part of the "Gre ...