Tag archive for ‘San Juan’
By news On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Travelers swamp Puerto Rico’s main airport; dam on verge of collapse

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Hundreds of stranded travelers filled the sweltering halls of San Juan International Airport on Monday anxious to know when they could leave and reconnect with families after More...

By news On Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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Fears of dam collapse add to Puerto Rico’s misery after hurricane

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Puerto Rico’s governor met with mayors from around the ravaged island on Saturday after surveying damage to an earthen dam in the northwestern part of the U.S. territory More...

By news On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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Failing dam poses new crisis on Puerto Rico amid flooding from Hurricane Maria

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Emergency officials in Puerto Rico raced on Saturday to evacuate tens of thousands of people from a river valley below a dam in the island’s northwest on the verge of collapse More...

By news On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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Hurricane Maria skirts Turks and Caicos as Puerto Rico endures fresh flooding

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Hurricane Maria, the second major storm to ravage the Caribbean in a month, skirted past the Turks and Caicos Islands on Friday, leaving devastation in its wake that included More...

By news On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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Hurricane Maria skirts Turks and Caicos as Puerto Rico endures fresh flooding

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Hurricane Maria, the second major hurricane to wreak havoc in the Caribbean this month, skirted by the Turks and Caicos Islands on Friday and was blamed for fresh flooding More...

By news On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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Hurricane Maria lashes Turks and Caicos, fresh flooding in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Hurricane Maria lashed the Turks and Caicos Islands on Friday and was blamed for fresh flooding on Puerto Rico, where it had already destroyed homes and knocked out power More...

By news On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Storm Maria pitches Puerto Rico barrio into sunken ‘Venice’

CATANO, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Wading through highways swamped by turbid waters that sloshed over scattered, sunken belongings, residents of this Puerto Rican barrio flooded by Hurricane Maria have begun More...

By news On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Puerto Rico, St. Croix devastated by powerful Hurricane Maria

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Deadly Hurricane Maria caused flooding in the Dominican Republic as it brushed past the country on Thursday after destroying buildings and knocking out power across the U.S. More...

By news On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Puerto Rico, St. Croix devastated by powerful Hurricane Maria

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Deadly Hurricane Maria caused flooding in the Dominican Republic as it brushed past the country on Thursday after destroying buildings and knocking out power across the U.S. More...

By news On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Hurricane Maria blasts Puerto Rico, kills at least nine in Caribbean

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the strongest storm to hit the U.S. territory in nearly 90 years, turning streets into debris-laden rivers, damaging More...