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Puerto Rico: Island of the Greater Antilles in the Caribbean
Puerto Rico, officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and briefly called Porto Rico, is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the northeast Caribbean Sea, approximately 1,000 miles (1,600 km) southeast of Miami, Florida.

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Magnitude 5.0 earthquake strikes Puerto Rico amid ongoing aftershocks

A 5.0 magnitude earthquake hit southern Puerto Rico on Saturday, following a series of quakes that have rocked the island over the last few weeks.
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Here's the latest for Friday January 24th: China tries to contain coronavirus; Democrats at impeachment trial say Trump pushed phony investigation; Protesters in Puerto Rico want Governor to resign;..
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Videos for Puerto Rico


Puerto Rico Struck by 5.9-Magnitude Shock [Video]Puerto Rico Struck by 5.9-Magnitude Shock

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck Puerto Rico on Saturday morning. Gizmodo reports it was one of three powerful shocks to wrack the island recently following weeks of smaller quakes. The shake further..

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How to Help Puerto Rico Following the 6.4 Magnitude Earthquake [Video]How to Help Puerto Rico Following the 6.4 Magnitude Earthquake

he largest earthquake to hit Puerto Rico since 2014 struck the island Tuesday morning.

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Puerto Rico's Governor Said Power Will Be Back By Next Week [Video]Puerto Rico's Governor Said Power Will Be Back By Next Week

Puerto Rico faced their worst earthquake in over a century, leaving nearly all of its residents without electricity. Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vázquz said power should be fully restored by Monday...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Earthquake forces terrified Puerto Ricans to sleep outside [Video]Earthquake forces terrified Puerto Ricans to sleep outside

Puerto Rico's power grid crept back to service on Wednesday after it was shut down entirely as a safety measure on Tuesday amid a storm of earthquakes including the most powerful to strike the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:42Published

Magnitude 6.4 earthquake hits off Puerto Rico [Video]Magnitude 6.4 earthquake hits off Puerto Rico

Tuesday's quake was the most powerful in a series of tremors that have shaken the island since December 28.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Puerto Rico earthquake: At least 1 dead, island without power [Video]Puerto Rico earthquake: At least 1 dead, island without power

The 6.4 magnitude earthquake was the most severe in a series of tremors off the US territory over the past 10 days.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:47Published

Puerto Rico Declares State Of Emergency After Hit By Series Of Earthquakes [Video]Puerto Rico Declares State Of Emergency After Hit By Series Of Earthquakes

Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vazquez declared a state of emergency after the island got hit with a series of earthquakes. According to Reuters, at least one person was killed, several buildings fell over..

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Puerto Rico declares emergency after earthquakes [Video]Puerto Rico declares emergency after earthquakes

Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vazquez declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard on Tuesday after a series of earthquakes including one of magnitude 6.4 struck the Caribbean island...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:47Published

Puerto Rico cries foul over U.S. Congress's cockfighting ban [Video]Puerto Rico cries foul over U.S. Congress's cockfighting ban

An attempt by the U.S. Congress to ban cockfighting in Puerto Rico has set off a debate about animal cruelty, put thousands of jobs at risk and sparked a possible power struggle between the U.S...

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Cultural Heritage Or Animal Cruelty? Puerto Rico Cries 'Fowl' Over Cockfighting Ban [Video]Cultural Heritage Or Animal Cruelty? Puerto Rico Cries 'Fowl' Over Cockfighting Ban

The US Congress is attempting to ban cockfighting in Puerto Rico, and it's set the cat among the pigeons. According to Reuters, the proposed legislation has set off a debate about animal cruelty. It's..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

 

Video Reveals Unused Earthquake Aid in Puerto Rico: ‘We Are Outraged’

The governor dismissed three members of her cabinet, but some Puerto Ricans still took to the streets in protest.
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Puerto Rico official sacked over Hurricane Maria aid warehouse

The measure comes after video showed residents in a quake-hit town raiding the warehouse.
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Trump declares Puerto Rico quake disaster, ties strings to relief

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday declared a major disaster in earthquake-hit Puerto Rico, boosting aid to the island a day after placing tougher restrictions on billions of dollars in delayed..
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House to Vote on Disaster Aid Package for Puerto Rico After Earthquakes

Lawmakers challenged President Trump’s reluctance to send more aid to Puerto Rico, unveiling $3.35 billion in funding.
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Trump to sign disaster declaration for quake-hit Puerto Rico - U.S. Congress representative

U.S. President Donald Trump will sign a major disaster declaration for quake-hit Puerto Rico on Thursday, the island’s nonvoting representative to the U.S. Congress, Jenniffer Gonzalez, wrote in a..
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Your Thursday Briefing

Impeachment, Russia, Puerto Rico: Here's what you need to know.
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Trump Attaches Severe Restrictions to Puerto Rico’s Long-Delayed Disaster Aid

Days after the island was hit by a 5.9-magnitude earthquake, the White House released billions in aid but tacked on limits to how it can be spent.
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Quake-hit Puerto Rico to get $8.2 billion in delayed U.S. aid

Puerto Rico will be allowed access to $8.2 billion in delayed disaster-aid funding by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the island's non-voting member of the U.S. Congress..
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Puerto Rico to be given access to $8.2 billion in blocked disaster aid funding: Politico

Puerto Rico will be allowed access to $8.2 billion in blocked disaster aid funding by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Politico reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar..
Reuters - Published

In quake-hit Puerto Rico even the bees are fleeing their homes

Puerto Rican bees are abandoning hives as weeks of earthquakes disrupt colonies, experts said, raising concerns that a subspecies seen as a possible solution to the global bee crisis could take another..
Reuters - Published

Visiting Puerto Rico, Cuomo Attacks Trump’s Response to Earthquakes

“Once again, the federal government hasn’t showed up the way they should,” the New York governor said.
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Power back on, but thousands still homeless, in quake-hit Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico's public power utility said on Monday it has restored electricity to almost all the island, nearly a week after the strongest earthquake in more than a century knocked out all power and..
Reuters - Published

New 5.9 Earthquake Rattles Puerto Rico, Causing More Power Outages

The latest aftershock is one of many that have hit the island since late December. But residents are nervous, and the temblor complicated plans to end a widespread power outage.
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.9 strikes off the coast of Puerto Rico

An earthquake of magnitude 5.9 has struck 14 kilometers southeast of Guanica, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Saturday.
Reuters - Published

Puerto Rico hit by another earthquake as 6.0-magnitude tremor strikes southern coast

puerto rico hit by another earthquake as 6.0-magnitude tremor strikes southern coast
Puerto Rico has been hit by a magnitude 6.0 earthquake, the latest in a series of tremors that have brought down homes and schools on the southern coast of the US territory....
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Need some good news? Here's 7 stories you missed this week

Between the Australia fires, the Puerto Rico earthquakes and Iran tensions, it's been a busy week. Here's a roundup of all the good news you missed.
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'Traumatized' Puerto Ricans rocked by more strong quakes

Two strong aftershocks collapsed homes and cracked walls in Puerto Rico on Friday as the Caribbean island tried to recover from its worst earthquake in more than a century.
Reuters - Published

Strong 5.2 magnitude earthquake in Puerto Rico cracks walls, downs power lines

A 5.2 magnitude earthquake cracked walls and brought down power lines in Puerto Rico on Friday as the Caribbean island was recovering from its worst quake in over a century on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Strong, 5.2 magnitude earthquake felt across Puerto Rico

A 5.2 magnitude earthquake cracked walls and brought down power lines in Puerto Rico on Friday as the Caribbean island was recovering from its worst quake in over a century on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

As Lights Flicker Back On in Puerto Rico, Officials Say 3 More Have Died

Three people died of heart attacks, in addition to one man killed by a falling wall during the magnitude-6.4 earthquake.
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950 earthquakes have hit Puerto Rico so far this year. Why? Blame it on an 'earthquake swarm'

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake – and 950 smaller ones – have hit Puerto Rico in the first 10 days of January 2020. So why is this happening?
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After quake, Puerto Rico governor says power should be back by Monday

Puerto Rico's governor said power should be fully restored across the island by Monday after the worst earthquake in over a century knocked out its biggest generating plant and left nearly all 3..
Reuters - Published

Into The Dark: Puerto Rico After the Earthquake

Some Puerto Ricans are living precariously on the edges of roads, uncertain about a post-earthquake future.
NYTimes.com - Published

Puerto Rico's biggest power plant could be offline for a year, executive warns

Puerto Rico's top energy executive on Thursday warned that the U.S territory's largest power plant could remain off line for up to a year because of earthquake damage, evoking memories of lengthy power..
Reuters - Published

Puerto Rico earthquake: Two-thirds of island still without power

Thousands of people have been sleeping outdoors after a series of quakes earlier in the week.
BBC News - Published

Iran missile attacks, Australian wildfires, Puerto Rico earthquakes: 5 things to know Thursday

House to vote whether to limit Trump's war power, Australian wildfires continue to wreck havoc and more things to start your Thursday morning right.
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Most Puerto Ricans without power, many sleep outdoors after quakes

More than half of Puerto Rico's 3 million people remained without power on Wednesday and thousands slept outdoors after earthquakes toppled homes on the Caribbean island and raised fears more could..
Reuters - Published

Puerto Rico slow to bring back electricity after powerful earthquake

Two-thirds of Puerto Rico remained without power and nearly a quarter lacked drinking water on Wednesday after a storm of earthquakes battered the Caribbean island on Tuesday, including the most..
Reuters - Published

Hundreds of Puerto Rican families left homeless after biggest quake in century

hundreds of puerto rican families left homeless after biggest quake in century
GUANICA, Puerto Rico — Cars, cots and plastic chairs became temporary beds for hundreds of families who lost their homes in southwest Puerto Rico as a flurry of earthquakes struck the island, one of..
WorldNews - Published

Power Outage Affects Two-Thirds of Puerto Rico After Earthquake

Thousands of Puerto Ricans slept outside, fearing new tremors, after the 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck the island Tuesday.
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