Puerto Rico

In a U.S. territory where the two parties revolve around statehood or commonwealth status, a new movement wants to offer an alternative.
The celebrated author reflects on Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rican politics and how she stays connected to her culture from hundreds of miles away.
An employee leading the agency’s work restoring power in Puerto Rico allegedly got hotel rooms and other gifts from a company head responsible for electrical recovery work.
Attorneys general from 48 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia are investigating whether Google is engaging in monopolistic behavior.
The president has repeatedly and falsely claimed that $92 billion in aid has been granted to the island.
Political commentator Maria Cardona posited that Trump seems to care more about Dorian hitting Florida than Puerto Rico because of race and electoral votes.
Puerto Rico was mainly spared from Hurricane Dorian -- but now the storm is barreling toward Florida and Georgia.
The freshman lawmaker joins others in slamming Trump's claim that he's the “best thing that’s ever happened to Puerto Rico."
While Puerto Ricans rushed to prepare for the oncoming storm, the president took time to tweet insults at them.
St. Thomas, in the U.S. Virgin Islands, took a harder hit from the storm now making its way toward Florida.
The storm veered toward the territory, sending Puerto Ricans rushing to prepare before landfall.
As tropical storm Dorian closes in on Puerto Rico, some fear they may see a repeat of President Donald Trump’s poor response to Hurricane Maria.
Tropical Storm Dorian is bearing down on Puerto Rico, which is still recovering from 2017's Hurricane Maria.
"Will it ever end?" the president asked as Tropical Storm Dorian, which is expected to turn into a hurricane, approaches the island.
Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez will take up the post after weeks of turmoil.
Now, if he survives a Senate confirmation vote, Pedro Pierluisi will oversee the effort to privatize the island’s public power company.
The move, announced Friday by Rosselló as he officially resigned, is likely to spark more political controversy in Puerto Rico.
Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez tweeted Sunday that she hopes Gov. Ricardo Roselló will appoint a secretary of state before resigning Aug. 2.
Photos of a Russian space launch, Puerto Rican protests and a major heatwave round out this week's best images.