“Not Victims But Leaders”: Oscar Contender ‘Landfall’ Examines Puerto Rico At Crossroads After Hurricane Maria
When Hurricane Maria blew across Puerto Rico in 2017, television news media descended to cover the disaster, filming the requisite scenes: wind lashing the island, infrastructure devastated, people desperate for rescue and relief.
The Arecibo Observatory is gone. Its 900-ton instrument platform, suspended above a dish in the karst hills of Puerto Rico, collapsed this morning, at about 8 a.m. local time, says Ramon Lugo, director of the Florida Space Institute at the University of Central Florida, which manages the 57-year-old radio telescope for the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Puerto Rico governor warns White House: ‘If the bully gets close, I’ll punch the bully in the mouth’
The NSF has announced that the giant radio telescope/dish will continue to do critical research, and has changed management hands to the University of Central Florida (UCF). The National Science Foundation announced Thursday that the University of Central Florida will...
By Sarina Trangle email@example.com @SarinaTrangle Updated February 22, 2018 6:04 PM Federal Reserve Bank of New York officials estimated Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands have suffered 4 percent and 8 percent jobs losses respectively since hurricanes...
FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers to open in Humacao and Mayagüez Release date: October 20, 2017 Release Number: R2 DR-4339-PR NR026 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Two FEMA/Government of Puerto Rico Disaster Recovery Center (DRCs) will open in Puerto Rico on...
By José M. Saldaña On Nov. 6, 2012, the Government of Puerto Rico held a two-part plebiscite in which 54 percent of the voters rejected continuing under the present territorial colonial status known as The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Voters were given the option of...