Puerto Rico is an unincorporated territory of the US, whose capital is San Juan. Official languages of Puerto Rico are Spanish and English. Its economy is considered to be the most competitive in Latin America.
US President Donald Trump has approved an emergency declaration for Puerto Rico, instructing federal agencies to handle all disaster relief efforts on the island as it is about to be hit by tropical storm Dorian.
Tens of thousands of water bottles intended for hurricane survivors in Puerto Rico have been found sitting in a field unopened. After a similar discovery last year, the find suggests massive waste in the US disaster relief effort.
Puerto Rico’s embattled governor Ricardo Rosselló said on Wednesday that he will step down from the island’s most senior political position. Throughout the week, massive protests calling for his resignation brought the US...
The Governor of Puerto Rico Ricardo Rosselló has announced his resignation following days of massive protests demanding his impeachment over leaked texts with allies where the politician used homophobic and sexist language.
Thousands of protesters calling for the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rosselló have brought Puerto Rico almost to a standstill. Public outrage was prompted by his texts mocking victims of the devastating 2017 hurricane, Maria.