Puerto Ricans

Puerto Rico National Guard by Sgt. Jose Ahiram Diaz-Ramos

Like many Puerto Ricans who fled to the mainland after Hurricane Maria, Jose Santiago has been scrambling to find a place to live. The federal vouchers that pay for his hotel room near the Orlando airport expire at checkout time Friday.

FEMA Facing Another Lawsuit Over Hurricane Maria

Aug 1, 2018
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency is facing a second federal lawsuit relating to its response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. 90.7’s Crystal Chavez reports this suit is calling for FEMA to release records relating to its actions before and after the disaster.

Population growth in Florida is below projected census expectations and is slowing down overall. 

When Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico last September, Julio Ildefonso and his mother watched as their wooden home in Bayamón was blown away.