Esperanza College will host a pop-up pro bono legal clinic to help Hurricane Maria evacuees on Jan. 20.
Raúl Berríos is a Puerto Rican musician and cultural promoter. He and his son Asaf were among the first to arrive in Philadelphia after Hurricane Maria passed through the island on September 20. Today, they’re going door-to-door trying to rebuild their lives in a city that both welcomes and intimidates them.
Raúl Berríos es un músico y promotor cultural de Puerto Rico. Él y su hijo Asaf fueron de los primeros puertorriqueños que llegaron a Filadelfia tras el paso del huracán María por la isla el pasado 20 de septiembre. Hoy ambos tocan puertas para reconstruir sus vidas en una ciudad que los acoge y los intimida.
Líderes políticos puertorriqueños enviaron una carta a la delegación de Pensilvania en el Congreso solicitando medidas legislativas que faciliten la reconstrucción de la isla.
Raúl Berríos is a musician and cultural promoter of Puerto Rico. He and his son were among the first Puerto Ricans to arrive in Philadelphia after the destructive passage of Hurricane Maria on the island last September 20.
Raúl Berríos es un músico y promotor cultural de Puerto Rico. Él y su hijo fueron de los primeros puertorriqueños que llegaron a Filadelfia tras el paso destructor del huracán María por la isla el pasado 20 de septiembre.
The Daily Pennsylvanian, a media made up of students from the University of Pennsylvania, wants its Alma Mater to stand in solidarity with the victims of Hurricane Maria.
The Daily Pennsylvanian, un medio conformado por estudiantes de la Universidad de Pensilvania, quiere que su alma matter se solidarice con las víctimas del huracán María.
Proyecciones del Center for Puerto Rican Studies aseguran que Pensilvania sería el segundo estado con mayor número de personas provenientes de la isla tras el paso del huracán María.
The Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce warned weeks ago that many small and medium-sized businesses may go under if the pace of power restoration does not increase, raising the prospect of more pain for an economy that has been in recession for a decade.
Hundreds of homes - most with wooden or zinc roofs - were left uninhabitable in Jajuya, home to around 16,500 people, while relief supplies to some remote areas are being delivered on foot following the destruction of a pair of highways and bridges.
En una actitud que roza lo grotesco, el presidente Donald Trump dedicó unos minutos de su demorada visita a Puerto Rico a lanzar rollos de papel a los vecinos como si fueran balones de baloncesto.
In an attitude that touches the grotesque, President Donald Trump spent a few minutes of his delayed visit to Puerto Rico to throw rolls of paper to the neighbors as if they were basketballs.
Some 9,500 containers with all sorts of supplies have been "logjammed" at the island's ports because there are not enough truckers to distribute them, given that they themselves are incommunicado, need to attend to their own families' problems or are concerned about the lack of security among an increasingly desperate population.
The statements of the American president regarding the devastation of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico are anything but supportive.
Las declaraciones de presidente estadounidense con respecto a la devastación del huracán María en Puerto Rico son todo menos solidarias.
Officials begin a campaign to raise money for relief efforts in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Hurricane Maria on Tuesday battered the island of Dominica and is now moving towards St. Croix - Virgin islands - and Puerto Rico, with wind speeds of up to 250 kph (155 mph), according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC) of the United States.
Gov. Ricardo Rossello's administration and US federal agencies are working to get the situation back to normal, although some sectors are still cut off and torrential rains in the western portion of the island are complicating the recovery effort.
The death toll in Puerto Rico has risen to at least 10 people after the passing of Hurricane Maria, the strongest hurricane to hit the island in 100 years. Millions of residents struggle to rebuild amid a major power outage and no access to telephone or running water.