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Puerto Rico

  1. travel
    Visit Puerto Rico — Just Don’t Be a JerkTourism in places ravaged by disaster prompts serious ethical questions. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t go to San Juan, but be mindful how you do it.
  2. hurricane maria
    Trump Continues to Promote Puerto Rico Deaths Conspiracy TheoryThe president will never back down from a lie that makes him look good, and this one is no different.
  3. puerto rico
    Florida Republicans Scramble to Repudiate Trump Tweets on Maria Death TollThe president has thrown a stink bomb into Florida politics at the worst possible moment.
  4. conspiracy theories
    Trump: Democrats Faked 3,000 Hurricane Deaths in Puerto Rico to Make Me Look BadThe president argues that months-long shortages of electricity, food, and medical care couldn’t possibly have killed more than 18 people.
  5. puerto rico
    Trump: Democrats Faked 3,000 Hurricane Deaths in Puerto Rico to Make Me Look BadThe president argues that months-long shortages of electricity, food, and medical care couldn’t possibly have killed more than 18 people.
  6. puerto rico
    Trump: My Handling of the Hurricane in Puerto Rico Was an ‘Unsung Success’Trump says that his response to Hurricane Maria (which is estimated to have killed nearly 3,000 U.S. citizens) was “an incredible, unsung success.”
  7. hurricane maria
    San Juan Mayor: Puerto Rican People’s Lives ‘Aren’t on the Radar’ for Trump“You can kill people with a bomb and you can kill them with neglect. And what happened in Puerto Rico is that people were left to die.”
  8. Democratic Drive to Win Senate Hitting Some Barriers in Florida and New JerseyMost Senate observers are focused on Democrats in deep-red states. But Nelson of Florida is in trouble, and Menendez of New Jersey could be, too.
  9. hurricane maria
    Puerto Rico Admits Official Maria Death Toll Is Off by Nearly 1,400Though the official number still stands at 64, the government has acknowledged that 1,427 people died because of Hurricane Maria.
  10. Puerto Rico Admits Official Maria Death Toll Is Off by Nearly 1,400Though the official number still stands at 64, the government has acknowledged that 1,427 people died because of Hurricane Maria.
  11. profiles
    How One Chef Is Bouncing Back — and Helping Puerto Rico — After Hurricane Maria“I still have hope.”
  12. puerto rico
    Lin-Manuel Miranda Announces Puerto Rico Arts Fund in Wake of Hurricane Maria“No shortage of bad news. But also no shortage of ways to do some good.”
  13. the urbanist: san juan
    Go Deeper: What to Read, Watch, and Follow Before Visiting San JuanOur essentials include Boricua cookbooks, a Frontline documentary, and graphic novels starring Puerto Rico’s first female superhero.
  14. the urbanist: san juan
    Rainforests and Rum Castles: The Best Day Trips From San JuanWhen locals need to get away, they go to El Yunque, Tanama River, Fajardo, Ponce, and Piñones.
  15. the urbanist: san juan
    From Tito to Trap: Inside San Juan’s Music and Dance ScenePuerto Rico’s biggest export is its music. Here’s where the locals go for live shows and euphoric rug-cutting.
  16. the urbanist: san juan
    Fun Things to Do When It Rains In San JuanA wet day needn’t spoil your vacation. When the clouds burst, in-the-know locals explore cultural centers, art-house cinemas, and sketch comedy shows.
  17. the urbanist: san juan
    Piña Coladas and Carbonated Negronis: A San Juan Drinking PrimerThis used to be a rum town—and only a rum town. Things have changed.
  18. the urbanist: san juan
    Muévete!: How to Break a Sweat in San JuanKite surfing, paddleboarding, cycling, yoga on the beach, and other ways to get your blood pumping.
  19. the urbanist: san juan
    Eco Goods and Guayaberas: Shopping Like a Local in San JuanPop-ups, concept shops, and the best boutique strip in the city.
  20. the urbanist: san juan
    A High-Low Art Lover’s Guide to San JuanFrom the streets to the galleries, there is beauty everywhere you turn.
  21. the urbanist: san juan
    Life After Maria: How Travelers Can Help Puerto Rico Recover“How can I help?” has replaced “Why isn’t Puerto Rico a state?” as the number one question asked by visitors.
  22. the urbanist: san juan
    Where the Locals Would Stay in San Juan If They Weren’t LocalAvailability is high and prices are much gentler than before the storms.
  23. the urbanist: san juan
    Week 10: San Juan Is a City on the RiseDespite its struggles, the capital of Puerto Rico continues to provide a fascinating, fun, and passport-free getaway for Statesiders.
  24. Harvard Study: Hurricane Maria Killed Thousands of Puerto RicansThe official death toll stands at 64. But researchers say at least 4,645 people died as a result of the storm (and/or, the lackluster relief effort).
  25. look book
    The Broadway Seamstress Who Makes Her Own Clothes“Right now I’m working on a chiffon shirt. Chiffon is very difficult to sew.”
  26. Check Out Some Clips from Samantha Bee’s Puerto Rico ‘Full Frontal’ SpecialBack in January, Samantha Bee announced that she and her team were heading to Puerto Rico for a special episode of Full Frontal, and in case […]
  27. awards
    James Beard Foundation Names José Andrés Its Humanitarian of the YearFor his efforts in Puerto Rico and beyond.
  28. last night on late night
    Seth Meyers Evaluates Trump’s Job on Puerto Rico’s Recovery EffortTrump gave the White House’s response to Hurricane Maria a “10”; Meyers would not.
  29. Las Secuelas de María son la Verdadera Tragedia HumanitariaEl saldo de muertes del huracán en Puerto Rico amenaza con eclipsar el de Katrina.
  30. Hurricane Maria Was a Natural Catastrophe. The Aftermath Is a Man-Made Disaster.The death toll from the storm in Puerto Rico is threatening to eclipse Katrina’s.
  31. Puerto Rico’s Official Hurricane Maria Death Toll Off by 1,000, NYT ReportsThe official death toll after Hurricane Maria still stands at 62. That’s far too low.
  32. video feed
    José Andrés Says Puerto Ricans Deserve ‘One Plate a Day of Hot Food’The chef tells 60 Minutes that his World Central Kitchen’s paella is cheaper than an MRE.
  33. recoveries
    José Andrés Says Armed Guards Booted Him From FEMA BuildingThe situation was tense in Puerto Rico.
  34. FEMA Offers to Airlift Desperate Puerto Ricans to MainlandIt’s the first time FEMA will attempt to establish an “air bridge” for disaster survivors stuck in shelters.
  35. hamilton
    Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Star in a Three-Week Run of Hamilton in Puerto Rico“We decided to expedite the announcement of the project to send a bold message that Puerto Rico will recover and be back in business.”
  36. actually good news
    T.J. Maxx Is Still Paying Workers at Its Closed Puerto Rico StoresImportant news for Maxxinistas.
  37. relief efforts
    José Andrés Is Fighting With FEMA Over Puerto Rico AidThe chef delivered 2.2 million meals to Puerto Ricans in need, but the government agency isn’t happy about his criticisms.
  38. What Happens to the Internet After a Disaster?How New York City is building local networks that will survive the next Sandy.
  39. Puerto Rican Power Authority Cancels Controversial Contract With WhitefishAfter the governor urged action.
  40. Statistics Can’t Capture the Horror of Hurricane Maria and Its AftermathThe death toll is much higher than the official number
  41. Officials Investigating $300 Million Contract to Restore Power in Puerto RicoThe company that got the job has ties to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.
  42. recoveries
    José Andrés Announces He’ll Scale Back His Puerto Rico Relief EffortsThe chef has so far served nearly 2 million meals.
  43. Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Crisis Has Only Just BegunThe failure to promptly restore the island’s electrical grid could kill far more people in the coming months than the storm itself did.
  44. Trump on Government’s Puerto Rico Response: ‘I’d Say It Was a 10’The American people, according to a recent poll, do not agree.
  45. recoveries
    Chef José Andrés Has Fed More Than 1 Million People in Puerto RicoHis team is serving 120,000 meals per day out of 15 pop-up kitchens.
  46. Puerto Rico’s Governor Aims for 95-Percent Power Restoration by DecemberIt’s going to be a long few months for the island.
  47. interviews
    Rosario Dawson Doesn’t Want You to Forget About Puerto Rico“We need to remember that these are things that take a long time to make a difference.”
  48. Trump: Relief Workers Can’t Stay in Puerto Rico ForeverOne-third of the island lacks drinking water. Trump says the hurricane crisis is over.
  49. Why the White House Requested a $5 Billion Loan for Puerto RicoIt addresses the island’s looming “liquidity crisis,” and doesn’t mean it won’t receive disaster aid available to other American citizens.
  50. Puerto Rico Death Toll Rises to 45And it will likely go higher.
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