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Growing Opioid Crisis Adds to Puerto Rico’s Problems

Puerto Rico hasn’t been spared from the opioid crisis that has plagued the U.S. mainland— a problem that seems to have grown as a result of a devastating hurricane.

Maria’s Death Toll Climbed Long after Rain Stopped

In all, the storm and its aftermath took the lives of unfortunates, many of whom could have been saved.

Report: Nearly 3,000 Deaths in Puerto Rico Linked to Maria

Hurricane Maria killed nearly 3,000 people in Puerto Rico in the desperate, sweltering months after the storm.

Puerto Rico: 1,400 Died from Hurricane But Toll Still at 64

Hurricane Maria killed more than 1,400 people in Puerto Rico but toll still at 64 pending a scientific review due out soon.

Puerto Ricans still Stranded in Hotels 6 Months after Storm

Nearly six months after the storm, almost 10,000 Puerto Ricans are scattered across 37 states and the U.S. territory, still receiving temporary housing assistance from FEMA.

AP-NORC Poll: Low Marks for President Trump’s Puerto Rico Response

The poll was conducted before President Trump on Tuesday made his first trip to Puerto Rico. Trump drew better marks for his handling of the recoveries after hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Trump Visits Puerto Rico, Heaps Praise on the Relief Efforts, Ignores Critics

President Donald Trump congratulated Puerto Rico on Tuesday and heaped praise on the relief efforts of his administration.

Puerto Rico Governor Says Relief Arriving to Storm-Ravaged Rural Areas

Maria, the most powerful storm to strike Puerto Rico in nearly 90 years, has destroyed roads, making it difficult to get food, water and fuel around the island.

PHOTOS: Scenes of Devastation in Puerto Rico Following Hurricane Maria

The relief efforts following Hurricane Maria have so far been of little or no help at all, specially outside San Juan.

Puerto Rico in the Dark in Wake of Hurricane Maria, Families Sleeping on Porches

Utility workers from New York have arrived to help assess the damage, while airplanes and barges are bringing in more generators.

The Latest: Puerto Rico Facing Weeks Without Power or Longer

Many are hunting for gas canisters for cooking, collecting rainwater or steeling themselves mentally for the hardships to come in the tropical heat.

Maria Destroys Homes, Triggers Flooding in Puerto Rico

Maria, the Strongest Hurricane to Hit Puerto Rico in Over 80 Years, destroyed homes and triggered flooding in the island. It hit PR as a Category 4 storm.

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