Puerto Rico Hit by Islandwide Blackout as Grid Falters Again

Puerto Rico Hit by Islandwide Blackout as Grid Falters Again

“Welcome to Puerto Rico, this what we know as life,” Eduardo Perez, a former Major League baseball participant and ESPN commentator who was internet hosting the information convention, informed these gathered within the room. The energy authority had boasted earlier within the day that electrical energy had been restored to 97 p.c of its practically […]

The Entire Island of Puerto Rico Just Lost Power

The Entire Island of Puerto Rico Just Lost Power

A unique blackout in Puerto Rico throughout the speedy aftermath of Hurricane Maria.Photo: Getty Darkness has fallen on the island of Puerto Rico. All 1.5 million clients of the Puerto Rican Electric Power Authority are presently with out energy. This is based on the authority itself, which knowledgeable the general public through Twitter Wednesday. As […]

Puerto Rico’s Francisco Lindor Joins an Exclusive Home Run Fraternity

Puerto Rico’s Francisco Lindor Joins an Exclusive Home Run Fraternity

The checklist of earlier gamers to perform the same feat is fairly temporary, largely on account of Major League Baseball having held so few common season video games exterior of its typical parks. Photo Fans at Hiram Bithorn Stadium have been ecstatic from the second the ball left Lindor’s bat. Credit Ricardo Arduengo/Getty Images HIRAM […]

What Hurricane Maria Didn’t Wreck: Puerto Rican Baseball

What Hurricane Maria Didn’t Wreck: Puerto Rican Baseball

The league additionally lowered the gamers’ most stipend — primarily gasoline and further spending cash — to $100 from about $300 for a weekend. Some gamers with skilled expertise, like Cayey’s Fernando Cabrera, 36, the highest beginning pitcher within the league who as soon as pitched for the Baltimore Orioles and Cleveland Indians, get ideas […]

The Puerto Rican Town Left to Stew in Toxic Waste

The Puerto Rican Town Left to Stew in Toxic Waste

ARECIBO, PUERTO RICO—In the six months since Hurricane Maria, 67-year-old Aileen Román Rodríguez has struggled to rebuild, to re-establish her routine, and to regain a way of safety. Her one-story, concrete-walled residence within the seaside city of Arecibo stays largely uninhabitable. Up and down Rodríguez’s avenue, different residences seem deserted and rundown. But Rodríguez’s group […]

A Bittersweet Journey Back to Puerto Rico After Maria

A Bittersweet Journey Back to Puerto Rico After Maria

Enrique López’s leg had gone numb once more. Unable to face, Enrique remained slouched on the sofa whereas his youngsters scrambled to pack his belongings and clear the resort room because the checkout hour drew close to. “Should we give Dad his passport now or at the airport?” José López, 55, requested his sister, Magaly […]

Six Months After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico's Famous Telescope Is Still Under Threat

Six Months After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico's Famous Telescope Is Still Under Threat

Arecibo ObservatoryPhoto: Ryan F. Mandelbaum The drive to the Arecibo Observatory from San Juan is breathtaking in each magnificence and treachery. The hour-long journey follows a roller-coaster-like path of humps and switchbacks by the dense tropical forest on what must be, however just isn’t, a one-way street. Houses stay coated in tarps, awaiting repairs to their […]