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 ...

Business Mar 13, 2018

ICANN meets as internet overseers weigh website owner privacy

The group overseeing internet addresses is scrambling to balance the privacy of website owners and the right to know who is behind online pages. The nonprofit Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) began a weeklong meeting Monday focused on the fate of the ...

World Nov 3, 2017

Trump boosts disaster aid for Puerto Rico

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday agreed to expand the use of disaster aid to help rebuild Puerto Rico's power grid and other infrastructure wrecked by Hurricane Maria, the White House said. In a unique agreement recognizing both the massive devastation on the island and ...