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Puerto Rico Wants To Become A State; Here"s What That Means

Earlier this month, 97 percent of Puerto Ricans who participated in a non-binding referendum voted in favor of Puerto Rico becoming the 51st U.S. state. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 19th, 2017

Floating hospital sits empty near Puerto Rico

As Puerto Rico's health system struggles to cope from Hurricane Maria's destruction, the US Navy Ship Comfort, a state-of-the-art floating hospital, sits offshore with more than 200 empty beds. CNN's Leyla Santiago reports......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnOct 17th, 2017

Mexico Slaps Trump in Face by Offering Aid to Puerto Rico after His Disastrous Visit

Mexico will send 30 tons of bottled water, mosquito repellent as well as state experts in power generation, transmission and distribution......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 4th, 2017

Trump Today: Trump Today: President blasts NBC after ‘moron’ story, says Puerto Rico debt should be wiped out

President Donald Trump on Wednesday blasts NBC over a report alleging the secretary of state called him a “moron,” while suggesting that Puerto Rico’s massive debt out to be wiped out......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 4th, 2017

The Tell: Mark Cuban, Pitbull step up, but Trump administration making Puerto Rico evacuees pay

Billionaire Mark Cuban and pop star Pitbull have lent their planes to help Puerto Rico, while the U.S. State Department is requiring evacuees to sign notes promising to repay the costs......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 27th, 2017

Mavs player who delivered relief supplies for hurricane victims gave a dreary account of the state of Puerto Rico

Kevin C. Cox/GettyDallas Mavericks guard J.J. Barea returned to the team on Tuesday night after bringing Hurricane Maria relief supplies to his native Puerto Rico, and gave a dre.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 27th, 2017

Trump needs to own the Puerto Rico response

Thomson ReutersIn general, I think presidents get too much of the credit and the blame for disaster response. Much of any response will be handled by state and local governments, which vary in their efficacy. There is also a federal .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 26th, 2017

In 10 Years, Your State May Well Be In The Same Place Where Puerto Rico Is

This is the first time on record that two Category 4 hurricanes hav.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 19th, 2017

Trump Declares State of Emergency for Puerto Rico as Hurricane Maria Upgraded to Category 5

President Donald Trump declared a state of emergency for Puerto Rico, making the U.S. territory eligible for federal assistance if it's damaged by the storm......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 18th, 2017

Delta bracing for more cancellations with Hurricane Irma looming (Video)

Another category 5 hurricane means another travel headache for Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL). The Atlanta-based airline is bracing for more cancellations to potentially impacted tropical areas like Florida and Puerto Rico as Hurricane Irma has made.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 6th, 2017

Delta bracing for more cancellations with Hurricane Irma looming (Video)

Another category 5 hurricane means another travel headache for Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL). The Atlanta-based airline is bracing for more cancellations to potentially impacted tropical areas like Florida and Puerto Rico as Hurricane Irma has made.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 6th, 2017

Delta bracing for more cancellations with Hurricane Irma looming (Video)

Another category 5 hurricane means another travel headache for Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL). The Atlanta-based airline is bracing for more cancellations to potentially impacted tropical areas like Florida and Puerto Rico as Hurricane Irma has made.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 6th, 2017

Delta bracing for more cancellations with Hurricane Irma looming

Another category 5 hurricane means another travel headache for Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL). The Atlanta-based airlines is bracing for more cancellations to potentially impacted tropical areas likes Florida and Puerto Rico as Hurricane Irma has made.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 6th, 2017

Trump declares a state of emergency in Florida, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands as Hurricane Irma nears

REUTERS/Joe SkipperWith Hurricane Irma's possible landfall on the United States approaching, President Donald Trump declared a state of emergency .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 5th, 2017

Florida declares state of emergency as Hurricane Irma heads for region as Category 5 storm

Puerto Rico, U.S. and British Virgin Islands all under hurricane watch as Irma barrels toward region as a Category 5 storm......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 5th, 2017

Puerto Rico"s debt crisis explained

Puerto Ricans voted yes to statehood. But becoming a state wouldn't solve the island's $120 billion debt problem. CNN's Christine Romans explains......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnJun 28th, 2017

Puerto Rico just voted to become the 51st US state — here are 15 stunning photos that will make you hope that happens

Ricardo Arduengo/AP PhotoThis weekend, Puerto Ricans made their way to the polls to vote on the possibility of the US territory officially becoming the 51st state. While 9.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 12th, 2017

Puerto Rico Votes for Statehood, Needs Congress OK to Be First New State Since 1959

Ninety-seven percent of Puerto Ricans voted for statehood in a non-binding referendum Sunday, a result considered flawed given the fact that just 23% of eligible voters cast their ballots. It was the........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJun 12th, 2017

Puerto Rico votes to be 51st state, but...

Read full story for latest details......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJun 12th, 2017

Puerto Rico Votes for Statehood, Needs Congress OK to be First New State Since 1959

Ninety-seven percent of Puerto Ricans voted for statehood in a non-binding referendum Sunday, a result considered flawed given the fact that just 23% of eligible voters cast their ballots. It was the........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJun 12th, 2017

Puerto Rico"s economic crisis remains even as it votes to be 51st state

Puerto Ricans voted overwhelmingly Sunday to become the 51st U.S. state, but there is no celebrating yet......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJun 12th, 2017