Puerto Rico suffered a major power outage Sunday night that left several municipalities near the San Juan metropolitan area powerless.
Not a single region in Puerto Rico has its power fully restored, yet the Federal Emergency Management Agency has decided to end its humanitarian mission to the U.S. territory by Wednesday, according to NPR.
In this episode of Real America With Jorge Ramos, Jorge Ramos travels to Puerto Rico to assess the damage caused by Hurricane Maria. He explores what life is really like for millions of Puerto Ricans who are coping to live without daily necessities like power and water.
Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands continue to suffer through the worst blackout in U.S. history after Hurricane Maria rocked the region more than seven weeks ago. But some of the brightest spots in the otherwise slow, scandal-plagued recovery have have come from solar. And there’s a new push to turn the sun into…
While President Donald Trump is busy characterizing his administration’s response to the devastation in Puerto Rico as a “10,” doctors appear to be performing surgeries by the light of only cellphones.
2017 has brought a seemingly endless string of natural disasters, from devastating hurricanes in the Caribbean to raging wildfires out West to destructive earthquakes in Mexico. And if the fallout from one of last year’s worst natural disasters—the 2016 Ecuadorean earthquake—is any indicator, health officials need to…
More than 240 people are dead after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit southern Mexico on Tuesday. This is the second earthquake to hit the country since the 8.1-magnitude quake on September 7, which left the southern coastal states of Oaxaca and Chiapas hardest hit.
As Hurricane Irma rakes the west coast of Florida, all eyes are on the cities and human lives in the storm’s path. But Irma is also hammering the Florida Everglades, and the scientists familiar with this fragile ecosystem are concerned the storm could deliver a devastating blow.
Earlier this week, Tesla remotely upgraded select Florida Tesla owners’ cars to expand their mileage capacity in an effort to ease and assist with Hurricane Irma evacuation efforts. The move was praiseworthy and appropriate, but at the root of the gesture lies a terrifying prospect of our automotive future.
Hurricane Irma, a monster storm that officials, meteorologists, journalists, and anyone else with a platform to speak out have been warning us about for the past week is now on the verge of making landfall in the continental U.S.
Right now, Houston is in the midst of a catastrophic flood disaster as tropical storm Harvey, which made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane on the central Texas coastline Friday night, continues to unleash torrents over the Houston/Galveston metropolitan area. Harvey is expected to drop an additional 15 to 25 inches…