Magnitude 5.9 shock again rocks quake-stunned Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A magnitude 5.9 quake shook Puerto Rico on Saturday, causing millions of dollars of damage along the island’s southern coast, where previous recent quakes have toppled homes and schools. The U.S. Geological Survey said … Read More

Puerto Ricans Left Homeless After Biggest Quake in Century

Neighbors remain outdoors using camping tents and portable lights for fear of possible aftershocks on their first night after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck in Guanica, Puerto Rico, Jan. 7, 2020. GUANICA, PUERTO RICO – Cars, cots and plastic chairs became … Read More

Puerto Rico hit with 6.5 magnitude earthquake, island-wide blackout reported

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake was registered off the coast of Puerto Rico on Tuesday that reportedly caused an island-wide blackout. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake hit just south of the island at a shallow depth of roughly 6 miles. A tsunami warning was not … Read More

Puerto Rico governor raises Hurricane Maria death toll from 64 to 2,975

In this Oct. 5, 2017 file photo, a Puerto Rican national flag is mounted on debris of a damaged home in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in the seaside slum La Perla, San Juan, Puerto Rico.  (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa) Puerto … Read More

Five weeks after Maria most of Puerto Rico remains an island in the dark

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — They’re still in the dark. Lady Lee Andrews doesn’t know how much longer she can keep her Poet’s Passage souvenir shop afloat without electricity — or tourists. Sonia Rodriguez relies on a generator to power the elevator in … Read More

Puerto Ricans Are Still Without Food, Water, and Power One Month After Hurricane Maria

RICARDO ARDUENGO/AFP /Getty Images Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane Maria nearly a month ago, but recovery from the Category 5 storm is just beginning. “People are dying in this country,” San Juan Mayor, Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto, pointed outon September 30 — prior to President Trump’s visit … Read More

Storms, earthquakes, North Korea and now the Las Vegas massacre. We have to wonder: ‘What’s next?’

When the month began, a confluence of hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, wildfires and a brewing international nuclear confrontation already had some Americans thinking about End Times. Then Las Vegas, the nation’s playground, witnessed the worst mass shooting in U.S. history — … Read More

Puerto Rico Continues to Struggle After Hurricane Maria

Volunteers have been preparing and transporting supplies for those affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. (Carlos Giusti/AP) Despite assistance from the U.S. military, the island is still in desperate need after the storm caused mass destruction. Almost two weeks after … Read More

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