After its own six months of delay, the Senate finally passed a $19.1 billion disaster aid package that grants $1.4 billion to Puerto Rico for hurricane relief.
With an unprecedented recovery, a bankrupt island, and a new system for approving disaster funds, Puerto Rico’s recovery efforts are moving very slowly.
“After the devastating mismanagement of disaster recovery efforts across Puerto Rico, a mere resignation leaves us wanting,” the advocacy coalition, Power 4 Puerto Rico, said in a press release.
Amid discontent among Puerto Ricans with the Trump administration, grassroots organizations and the Democratic party are hoping their ramped up organizing efforts will pay off on election day.
Led by the Vice President of Public Affairs and Communications, Liberty Coca-Cola has made major strides in connecting the company with the community and expanding their brand.
As midterm elections approach, the spotlight for many of Philadelphia's politicians, activists, and voters remains on Puerto Rico’s recovery nearly a year after Hurricane Maria struck the island.
With a gift of 2 million seeds and a $500,000 research grant from Starbucks, coffee growers in Puerto Rico look to the future of rebuilding the island’s coffee industry.
Se acabaron las dudas, el Emperador Trump ha hablado y el mundo entero está asombrado: no hay estadidad para Puerto Rico mientras haya funcionarios en la isla que se atrevan a criticarlo.
Now we know, Emperor Trump has spoken and the whole world is in awe: no statehood for Puerto Rico as long as there are critics in office.
Fashion designer Nasheli Juliana Ortiz-González takes her visions of Puerto Rico’s complex history to the runways of Paris.
A recent study by researchers from George Washington University, commissioned by Puerto Rico's government, estimated that at least 2,975 people died as a result of Hurricane Maria. Donald Trump disagrees.
Nearly a year after Hurricane Maria devastate Puerto Rico, there's a new initiative to bring tourism back to the island.
Through activities and community building exercises, children impacted by Hurricane Maria began to heal from the trauma of disaster at the Liberty Lutheran’s Camp Noah in Reading, PA.
Nine-year-old Jayden Perez received one of 14 awards from TD Bank for outstanding young citizens at the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia on Thursday.
Camp Noah, run by St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, aims to help 50 children displaced by Hurricanes Irma and Maria heal from their trauma while having fun.
The agency's internal report details what went wrong in how FEMA responded to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.
Philly-based PRWT worked on the ground to make the recovery from Hurricane Maria a little easier for Puerto Ricans in the town of Guayama.
To avoid another death toll undercount as dramatic as what multiple studies are showing has happened in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, three Democratic representatives have introduced legislation to put in place more accurate measurements for future disasters.
La Borinqueña, Wonder Woman y otros superhéroes forman parte la nueva antología de cómics producida por Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez para animar a los residentes de Puerto Rico.
Nasheli Juliana, Puerto Rican fashion designer and chair of the fashion department at Moore College of Art & Design, is working to change the lay of the land in the fashion world and beyond, centering design on sustainability, collective change, and power.
La diseñadora puertorriqueña y presidenta del departamento de Moda de Moore College of Art & Design, Nasheli Juliana, trabaja para transformar el mundo de la moda apostando por la sostenibilidad, el cambio colectivo y el poder.
La Borinqueña, Wonder Woman, and a host of other superheroes join together to uplift Puerto Rico in Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez’s new comic anthology, “Ricanstruction: Reminiscing and Rebuilding Puerto Rico.”
A Harvard study, released Tuesday, estimated that 4,645 Puerto Ricans died due to Hurricane Maria from Sept. 20 — Dec. 31, 2017.
On Wednesday, Kenney joined several other mayors of mainland U.S. cities to meet and talk with mayors of Puerto Rican cities to discuss continued recovery and resilience efforts on the island.