Puerto Rico

A "mass rescue effort" is underway after the boat capsized more than 11 miles north of the uninhabited island of Desecheo.
In an 8-1 decision, the court rejected an appeal from Puerto Rico residents seeking equal access to government benefits as American citizens.
One of the largest power outages on the island since Hurricane Maria has left nearly 1 million households without electricity going on two days now.
Eight Months after Hurricane Maria, thousands of families are being housed in hotel rooms across the country. They live month-to-month, not knowing where they will be forced to go at the drop of a hat.
The government completed the largest public debt restructuring in U.S. history Tuesday after announcing nearly seven years ago that it was unable to pay.
Residents of Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories have been denied equal rights, including the right to vote, because they were considered “uncivilized race[s].”
These U.S. travel destinations can offer a welcome escape from plummeting temperatures.
José Ángel Hernández, better known as “Flow La Movie,” produced songs such as “Te Boté" for artists Bad Bunny and Ozuna.
Beaches are supposed to be open to all. But as privatization sweeps the debt-smothered territory, treasured shorelines face new threats.
The 31-year-old journalist helps her audience make sense of the impact of colonization, history and climate change on Puerto Rico.