Dorian hits US Virgin Islands as Category 1 hurricane

U.S. 08/28/19, 13:39

Dorian became a Category 1 hurricane on Wednesday as it struck the U.S. Virgin Islands, with forecasters saying it could grow to Category 3 status as it nears the U.S. mainland as early as the weekend. The British Virgin Islands and the Puerto Rican islands of Vieques and Culebra were also ...

New data shows 4% drop in Puerto Rico population since Maria

U.S. 04/17/19, 23:03

New Census Bureau data shows Puerto Rico lost nearly 4% of its population after Hurricane Maria — the greatest population drop in the recorded history of the island, according to one demographer.Data released Thursday shows the U.S. territory's population dropped by 129,848 people between July 2017 and July 2018. The ...

Puerto Rico lures tech developers as hurricane season looms

Tech 03/20/19, 14:55

In the dark and isolating days after Hurricane Maria, people across Puerto Rico invented new ways to communicate: Elderly couples in need of food or water would raise a flag at their home. Neighbors created amateur security systems, banging on pots for a minute each night to mark the start ...

Puerto Rico looks to rebuild with AI, ‘internet of things’

Tech 03/11/19, 14:34

Puerto Rico's governor said Monday that he hopes a new technology center can help the U.S. territory incorporate artificial intelligence and internet -connected devices as it rebuilds from Hurricane Maria.Gov. Ricardo Rossello said the lab located in the northern city of Bayamon will be completed in four months and will ...

Hamilton’s star reprising role in Puerto Rico to raise funds

Entertainment 01/11/19, 23:25

Lin-Manuel Miranda reprised his lead role in the hit musical "Hamilton" on Friday night to start a two-week run in Puerto Rico expected to raise thousands of dollars for artists and cultural groups struggling in the wake of Hurricane Maria.The audience giggled, hooted, clapped and tapped their feet throughout the ...

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