As Puerto Rico Closes Schools, Communities Trying To Revive Shuttered Buildings This used to be Gamaliel Laboy Andino’s school. But he doesn’t go here anymore. No one does -- not since the government closed it more than a year ago. It saddened him, he said, because there are students who now ...
Hurricane Maria Victims Remembered In Bridgeport One Year Later A vigil was held in Bridgeport Thursday — one year after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico. The event was a small, solemn gathering held in memory of those who died.
Local Puerto Ricans To Observe Hurricane Devastation, Make Call To Action Vigils will be held Thursday in Hartford and Bridgeport to mark one year since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico.
Hartford Residents To March For Puerto Rico Despite Lack Of A Permit Rallies are scheduled Thursday in Bridgeport and Hartford to commemorate the one year mark since Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico. But, the Hartford event is facing a bit of an administrative obstacle.
After Hurricane Maria, Chef José Andrés Had A 'Crazy Dream' To Feed Puerto Rico When Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico in September 2017, chef José Andrés and the groups he founded, World Central Kitchen and Chefs for Puerto Rico, sprung into action. "We began serving hospitals, because the doctors and the nurses — nobody ...
Blumenthal, Officials Call For Better Treatment Of Puerto Rico By Federal Government The Puerto Rican government has acknowledged that nearly 3,000 people died after Hurricane Maria hit the island last year. At first, it said that only 64 people perished as a result of the storm.