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'Traumatized' Puerto Ricans rocked by more strong quakes

Jan 11 2020

YAUCO, Puerto Rico 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. | Video

Strong, 5.2 magnitude earthquake in Puerto Rico

Jan 10 2020

YAUCO, Puerto Rico, Jan 10 A 5.2 magnitude earthquake cracked walls and brought down power lines in Puerto Rico on Friday as the Caribbean island recovered from its worst quake in over a century on Tuesday.

After quake, Puerto Rico governor says power should be back by Monday

Jan 09 2020

YAUCO, Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vázquez said power should be fully restored across the island by Monday after the worst earthquake in over a century knocked out the U.S. territory's biggest generating plant and left nearly all its 3 million residents without electricity.

Most Puerto Ricans without power, many sleep outdoors after quakes

Jan 09 2020

GUANICA, Puerto Rico 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 collapse. | Video

In Puerto Rico, a new hurricane season threatens the elderly

Jun 14 2018

ADJUNTAS, PUERTO RICO At 84 years old and battling cancer, Israel Gonzalez Maldonado has lived without electricity for the nine months since Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated Puerto Rico.

Florida governor vows aggressive probe of Irma nursing home deaths

Sep 15 2017

(In Sept. 13 item, updates to correct spelling of the last name of Michael Beason from Benson, in 19th paragraph and throughout) | Video

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