Adrian Florido

Adrian Florido appears in the following:

Off The Coast Of Hawaii, Hurricane Lane Dumps Sheets Of Rain

Friday, August 24, 2018

Lane is a powerful storm with an uncertain trajectory. Even though it has weakened somewhat over the past day, it's expected that the storm will cause considerable damage in the Hawaiian islands.

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Hurricane Lane Is Beginning To Bear Down On Hawaii

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Hurricane Lane is approaching Hawaii and residents are preparing for heavy rain, strong winds and high surf.

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Hawaii Braces For Lane, A Category 4 Hurricane

Thursday, August 23, 2018

As Hurricane Lane approached Hawaii, President Trump signed a disaster declaration for the state. And officials there say they're preparing for the worst as the category 4 storm nears.

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In Hawaii, Residents And Officials Are Scrambling To Prepare For Hurricane Lane

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Hawaii is bracing for a hit by Hurricane Lane. The storm strengthened overnight, and the governor has issued an emergency proclamation to speed the state's preparations.

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FEMA Begins Scaling Back Financial Assistance In Puerto Rico

Friday, August 17, 2018

Declaring the island's emergency over, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has begun scaling back its financial assistance. Puerto Rico's government is not happy about that.

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11 Months After Hurricane Maria Hit Puerto Rico, Officials Say All Power Is Restored

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

It's been almost a year since Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico. Now, the power authority claims it has fully restored electricity on the island.

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Puerto Rico Estimates It Will Cost $139 Billion To Fully Recover From Hurricane Maria

Thursday, August 09, 2018

Puerto Rico has submitted a report to Congress in which it pegs $139 billion as the amount it will need to recover from the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria.

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News Brief: Election Night Results, Rick Gates Testifies, Puerto Rico's Finances

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

We have a recap of elections in several states. Also, the latest in the Paul Manafort trial and a federal court decision with lasting repercussions for Puerto Rico's government.

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Judge Rules In Favor Of Puerto Rico Oversight Board's Authority

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

A federal judge has ruled that Puerto Rico's government does not have final say on its finances. It belongs to a fiscal oversight board Congress appointed to get the island out of debt.

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Puerto Rico's Electric Utility Is In Chaos, With Customers Still Awaiting Power

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Leadership of Puerto Rico's troubled electric utility collapsed after a mass resignation from its board of directors. At the same time, thousands of residents are still waiting for power 10 months after Hurricane Maria.

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Leadership Of Puerto Rico's Electric Utility Crumbles Amid Power Struggle

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Five board members — including the newly named CEO — resigned rather than submit to demands from the governor. The utility still has not restored power to all who lost it after Hurricane Maria.

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Closures Of Schools In Puerto Rico Complicate Family Life

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Parents and teachers have argued that Puerto Rico's plan to close 265 public schools did not consider the impact those closures would have on individual communities. A judge has agreed, throwing a wrench in the government's plans.

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How Is FEMA Preparing For Hurricane Season In Puerto Rico?

Sunday, June 03, 2018

June 1 marked the beginning of the 2018 hurricane season. What lessons were learned from Hurricanes Irma and Maria?

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How Bomba Music Helps Puerto Ricans Cope

Saturday, June 02, 2018

Bomba has long been a way for those who play and dance it to forget their troubles. It was true for the island's slaves who first danced to it centuries ago. It was true after Hurricane Maria too.

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Puerto Rico Faces Pressure Over Disputed Death Toll

Saturday, June 02, 2018

A study out of Harvard University estimates that the death toll from Hurricane Maria was close to 5,000. That's in contrast to the Puerto Rican government's official number, 64.

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Rebuilding Puerto Rico, As Hurricane Season Returns

Saturday, June 02, 2018

To answer the question of whether Puerto Rico is prepared for this year's hurricane season, you have to understand how far the island has come since Hurricane Maria.

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An Impromptu Memorial To Demand That Puerto Rico's Hurricane Dead Be Counted

Friday, June 01, 2018

Hundreds of pairs of shoes were laid out on the marble plaza in front of Puerto Rico's capitol building on Friday, representing hurricane dead who protesters say the government must officially tally.

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Puerto Rico Governor Outlines Island's Hurricane Preparedness Plans

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Two days before the start of hurricane season, Puerto Rico's governor outlined the steps his government has taken to prepare. He also responded to the Harvard study on the number of deaths after Hurricane Maria.

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FEMA Denies Contract Extension In Puerto Rico, Power Crews Head Home

Friday, May 18, 2018

About one percent of the island's customers remain without power eight months after Hurricane Maria. Officials say power restoration will be done by May 31.

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Puerto Rico Officials Say They're Ready For Hurricane Season, But Worries Mount

Thursday, May 17, 2018

The head of the island's emergency management agency admits the government did not take hurricane preparation seriously before Hurricane Maria, but says all that's changed.

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