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.
By ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC NEWS(NEW YORK) -- As the novel coronavirus surges across the U.S., with 71,000 new coronavirus cases across the country on Thursday, the most in a single day, the debate about whether state governments should be requiring... Read More.
(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) -- BY: MARIYA MOSELEY and CRISTINA CORUJO, ABC NewsAmid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Puerto Rico is not only enduring a health crisis but also a worsening drought, forcing tens of thousands to go without running water... Read More.
By CRISTINA CORUJO, VICTORIA MOLL-RAMIREZ and DIANE MACEDO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Amid COVID-19 and drought, Puerto Rico has registered over 9,000 tremors in the last six months, according to a meteorologist's summary.The island's seismic sequence started late... Read More.