(WASHINGTON) -- Puerto Rico could lose Medicaid funding in less than two months, putting at risk roughly 1.5 million people -- nearly half the island's population -- unless Congress acts quickly. As COVID-19 continues to batter the island -- with at least 2,561 deaths among... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The problem-plagued energy company that powers Puerto Rico's grid said it expects all customers to have their power restored by Friday evening after a fire at a substation Thursday left hundreds of thousands without electricity. As of midday Friday, LUMA Energy reported... Read More.
(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) -- More than 100 days after declaring a state of emergency, Puerto Rico finally will have some funding to address an alarming rise in gender-based violence on the island. The Financial Oversight Management Board, which is in charge of the island's... Read More.
By: CRISTINA CORUJO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The Puerto Rican government responded this weekend to the plea of thousands who have asked the island's leaders to address the ongoing crisis of gender violence.Newly sworn-in Gov. Pedro Pierluisi signed an executive... Read More.
By ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As the United States' uneven vaccine rollout continues, lines for vaccination have begun to form in places such as Tennessee, Florida and Puerto Rico.In Chattanooga, Tennessee, dozens of cars queued up Thursday morning,... Read More.
By CRISTINA CORUJO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Scientists, students and Puerto Ricans are among those mourning the collapse of the iconic radio telescope in Arecibo, Puerto Rico.The telescope collapsed Tuesday morning after showing signs of extreme weakness, according... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(ARECIBO, Puerto Rico) -- In a major blow to the astronomy community, the National Science Foundation announced Thursday it will begin plans to decommission the famous 305-meter telescope at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico.
BY: CRISTINA CORUJO, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- As Puerto Ricans voted on Tuesday for their local leaders, there was another decision they had to make: Whether or not the island nation should be admitted as the newest U.S. state.The non-binding referendum... Read More.
By CRISTINA CORUJO, ABC News(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) -- After a full year of government turmoil, many Puerto Ricans were expecting to exercise their democratic right on the island's primaries Sunday -- but ballots were not ready.Primaries for... Read More.
By DANIEL MANZO and CRISTINA CORUJO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Isaias has strengthened from a tropical storm into a Category 1 hurricane, the National Hurricane Center announced Thursday night, adding that the storm's maximum winds are estimated to be 80... Read More.
By DANIEL MANZO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Tropical Storm Isaias continues its path through the Caribbean leaving intense flooding in Puerto Rico.Multiple municipalities on the west and east side of the island have been hit the hardest by... Read More.
By DANIEL MANZO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Tropical Storm Isaias is bringing heavy rain and high winds to Puerto Rico Thursday morning. The storm is located about 100 miles WSW of Ponce, Puerto Rico, and is moving NW... Read More.