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FCC pausing several telecom rules to aid in Puerto Rico hurricane recovery

The decision helps customers avoid shutoffs and extra bills during Puerto Rico's hurricane recovery.

On Sep 21, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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‘Colonizer!’: TikToker under fire for promoting moving to Puerto Rico—for lower taxes

'This feels problematic.'

On Jun 3, 2022 by Maria Poggi

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Viral video shows protesters dismantling developer’s efforts to build on protected turtle sanctuary, beach

The development has been put on pause.

On Jul 26, 2021 by Laiken Neumann

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Puerto Ricans respond to 6.4 magnitude earthquake with savage, self-effacing memes

As the island lost power, users tweeted through the natural disaster with gallows humor.

On Jan 7, 2020 by Stacey Ritzen

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Trump complains about potential hurricane heading toward Puerto Rico

Is he blaming the island?

On Aug 27, 2019 by David Covucci

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Reggaeton superstars are at the forefront of Puerto Rico’s resistance movement

Bad Bunny and more took the stage at the 'Somos Más' march.

On Jul 27, 2019 by Noorulain Khawaja


#RickyRenuncia: Puerto Rico governor resigns after weeks of protests (updated)

'Rosselló is an example for the future government to know that we are a force to be reckoned with.'

On Jul 24, 2019 by Noorulain Khawaja

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‘What about Flint, Puerto Rico, Black churches,’ people ask after Trump pledges aid to France

There are few things in our own country that still need addressing.

On Apr 17, 2019 by Samira Sadeque

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Lin-Manuel Miranda tweets his disappointment about Trump and Puerto Rico

'And lower and lower.'

On Jan 18, 2019 by Gabrielle Sorto

President Donald Trump drew the ire of the internet on Wednesday morning after he claimed that the country's emergency response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

As Florence advances, Trump brags about job he did in Puerto Rico

People weren't happy.

On Sep 12, 2018 by Andrew Wyrich

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Man harasses woman over Puerto Rico shirt, says it’s ‘un-American’ [updated]

The man appeared to wrongly believe Puerto Rico is not a part of the United States.

On Jul 10, 2018 by Alex Dalbey

Tesla energy helps Puerto Rico get power

Tesla batteries are keeping more than 600 locations powered during Puerto Rico’s blackouts

Elon Musk made it a priority.

On Apr 19, 2018 by Christina Bonnington

FCC Cuts to Lifeline Threaten Vulnerable Puerto Ricans, Non-Profit Says

FCC cuts to Lifeline threaten vulnerable Puerto Ricans, non-profit says

Around 17 percent of Puerto Ricans rely on the service.

On Apr 5, 2018 by David Gilmour

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‘The Simpsons’ takes a dig at Trump over Puerto Rico

'I do the best bribes.'

On Dec 15, 2017 by Audra Schroeder


Garfield’s well-wishes to Puerto Rico inspire the best and worst in humanity

There is a lot going on.

On Nov 10, 2017 by David Covucci