Politics & SocietyDispatches
J.D. Long-García
Congress has authorized one-third of the estimated $120 billion some estimate Puerto Rico will require for recovery.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
J.D. Long-García
President Donald Trump tweeted that hurricanes Irma and Maria did not kill 3,000 Puerto Ricans. The assertion runs contrary to recent findings announced by Puerto Rico’s governor, Ricardo Rossello.
Politics & SocietyNews
Danica Coto - Associated Press
Researchers reported that physicians and others told them that Puerto Rico's government did not notify them about federal guidelines on how to document deaths related to a major disaster.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin
A new study from The New England Journal of Medicine suggests that the actual number of people who died in Puerto Rico as a result of Hurricane Maria is close to 5,000.
Politics & SocietyEditorials
The Editors
Police fired tear gas and pepper spray at thousands of U.S. citizens. The demonstrations received little news coverage. That is because the protests did not happen in Oklahoma or West Virginia but in Puerto Rico.
FaithNews
Catholic News Service
Parishes across the island have exhausted themselves in providing material and spiritual comfort.