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Puerto Rico

  1. 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.”
  2. the urbanist: san juan
    Trapeze Lessons, Sketch Shows, and Other 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.
  3. 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 […]
  4. awards
    James Beard Foundation Names José Andrés Its Humanitarian of the YearFor his efforts in Puerto Rico and beyond.
  5. 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.
  6. hurricane maria
    Las Secuelas de María son la Verdadera Tragedia HumanitariaEl saldo de muertes del huracán en Puerto Rico amenaza con eclipsar el de Katrina.
  7. hurricane maria
    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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. recoveries
    José Andrés Says Armed Guards Booted Him From FEMA BuildingThe situation was tense in Puerto Rico.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.”
  13. actually good news
    T.J. Maxx Is Still Paying Workers at Its Closed Puerto Rico StoresImportant news for Maxxinistas.
  14. 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.
  15. select all
    What Happens to the Internet After a Disaster?How New York City is building local networks that will survive the next Sandy.
  16. Puerto Rican Power Authority Cancels Controversial Contract With WhitefishAfter the governor urged action.
  17. Statistics Can’t Capture the Horror of Hurricane Maria and Its AftermathThe death toll is much higher than the official number
  18. Officials Investigating $300 Million Contract to Restore Power in Puerto RicoThe company that got the job has ties to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.
  19. recoveries
    José Andrés Announces He’ll Scale Back His Puerto Rico Relief EffortsThe chef has so far served nearly 2 million meals.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. Puerto Rico’s Governor Aims for 95-Percent Power Restoration by DecemberIt’s going to be a long few months for the island.
  24. 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.”
  25. Trump: Relief Workers Can’t Stay in Puerto Rico ForeverOne-third of the island lacks drinking water. Trump says the hurricane crisis is over.
  26. 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.
  27. Puerto Rico Death Toll Rises to 45And it will likely go higher.
  28. recoveries
    José Andrés Is Fast on His Way to Feeding 500,000 Hungry Puerto Ricans“We’re going to do 200,000 meals a day, no problem.”
  29. Trump Eloquently Defends Throwing Paper Towels to Crowd of Puerto Ricans“The cheering was incredible.”
  30. How Organizations Are Fighting to Bring Relief to Puerto RicoDamaged roads, spotty phone service, supply shortages, and no internet are just some of the challenges.
  31. Trump Says ‘Puerto Rico’ Repeatedly in a Spanish AccentKeep the presidency weird.
  32. the industry
    Lin-Manuel Miranda Releases Relief Song for Puerto Rico, ‘Almost Like Praying’The single features Jennifer Lopez and more.
  33. 9 Cringeworthy Trump Moments From Puerto Rico“Now I hate to tell you, Puerto Rico, but you’ve thrown our budget a little out of whack.”
  34. puerto rico
    San Juan Mayor Wears ‘Nasty’ Shirt in Response to Trump TweetsShe told Univision, “What is truly nasty is that anyone would turn their back on the Puerto Rican people.”
  35. the national interest
    The Race-baiter As Kindly Monarch: Trumpism in Puerto RicoA disaster opens a new window into the president’s creepy worldview.
  36. Trump Says Puerto Rico’s Debt Must Be ‘Wiped Out,’ Doesn’t Explain What He MeansWhile touring the storm-ravaged island, he told Wall Street to “wave goodbye” to the billions it’s owed.
  37. gestures
    Here’s Donald Trump Shooting Paper Towels Into a Crowd of Hurricane VictimsThe president goes to Puerto Rico.
  38. hurricane maria
    This Real Housewife Is on the Ground Providing Hurricane Relief in Puerto RicoThe Real Housewife chartered four planes to get supplies to Hurricane Maria victims.
  39. recoveries
    José Andrés Has Served 50,000 Free Meals and Counting to Hungry Puerto RicansHe’s moved his kitchen base into the island’s biggest stadium.
  40. Trump Tells Puerto Ricans They Didn’t Suffer a ‘Real Catastrophe’ Like KatrinaDuring a day trip to the island.
  41. CHIP Extension Dangerously Delayed Past Expiration DateWhat should have been a no-brainer is getting complicated and dangerous for the 9 million kids and pregnant women covered by CHIP.
  42. hurricane maria
    Teen Radio Club Helps People Get Messages to Their Loved Ones in Puerto Rico“There is not a better feeling than being able to make someone smile or make sure that they feel safe.”
  43. gestures
    Trump Dedicates Golf Trophy to Recent Hurricane Victims“If you look today and you see what’s happening, how horrible it is but we have it under really great control, Puerto Rico.”
  44. puerto rico
    The Simpsons Got Everybody in Springfield to Turn Out in Support of Puerto RicoSimpsons did that.
  45. puerto rico
    Trump and White House Keep Up Attacks on San Juan MayorThe president continues to respond to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico with defensiveness and insults.
  46. How Puerto Rico Struggled to Communicate After Hurricane MariaA different kind of powerlessness.
  47. Trump’s Attacks on San Juan Mayor Draw Widespread CriticismPuerto Ricans “want everything to be done for them,” the president said.
  48. puerto rico
    Lin-Manuel Miranda Doesn’t Hide His Disgust After Trump Attacks San Juan Mayor“You’re going straight to hell. Fastest golf cart you ever took.”
  49. Puerto Rico’s Recovery Depends on Updating Economic PolicyThe temporary suspension of the protectionist Jones Act is a good start.
  50. The New Yorkers Worrying About Puerto Rico, From AfarSix people on the struggles of communicating with family in Puerto Rico, and the bleak reports they’re hearing back.
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