Housing aid for Puerto Rican evacuees close to running out

Business Sep 9, 2019

Housing aid for Puerto Rican evacuees close to running out

In the months after Hurricane Maria destroyed her home in Puerto Rico, Ashley Gonzales moved to Connecticut, where federal and state aid helped her and her longtime partner avoid homelessness. But aid at both levels has just about dried up, leaving Gonzales and many like ...

Turmoil slows rebuilding of Puerto Rico's power grid

World Jul 22, 2018

Turmoil slows rebuilding of Puerto Rico's power grid

Ten months after Hurricane Maria destroyed Puerto Rico's electric grid, the local agency responsible for rebuilding it is in chaos and more than $1 billion in federal funds meant to strengthen the rickety system has gone unspent, according to contractors and U.S. officials who ...