Puerto Ricans say US relief efforts failing them
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Puerto Ricans say US relief efforts failing them

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Trump administration declared Thursday that its relief efforts in Puerto Rico are succeeding, but people on the island said help was scarce and disorganized while food supplies dwindled in some remote towns eight days after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory of 3.4 million people. President Donald Trump … Continue reading

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Clinton adds delegates in Puerto Rico, on cusp of nomination
International News / Politics / U.S. News

Clinton adds delegates in Puerto Rico, on cusp of nomination

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — It will be a little while longer before final vote totals are known in Puerto Rico’s Democratic presidential primary, because the U.S. territory’s election commission has taken the day off. The island’s Democratic Party chairman tells The Associated Press the commission will resume manually counting votes on Tuesday. Roberto … Continue reading

Puerto Rico makes debt payment, warns of dwindling funds
Latin America & the Caribbean

Puerto Rico makes debt payment, warns of dwindling funds

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico narrowly avoided a multimillion-dollar default on Tuesday by announcing a last-minute bond payment while warning that a deepening financial crisis has forced the government to divert money slated for future debt payments to avoid a shutdown of basic services. The announcement by Puerto Rico’s Government Development Bank … Continue reading