Adrian Florido

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Officials Across The U.S. Scramble To Protect Homeless Population From Coronavirus

Saturday, April 11, 2020

Infections have sprung up in shelters, forcing cities to consider other options. Seventy people at a shelter in San Francisco tested positive for the coronavirus.

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Puerto Rico Enforces Strict Stay-At-Home Order

Monday, March 23, 2020

Some of the strictest measures to contain COVID-19 are in Puerto Rico, where the governor has effectively shut the island down amid fears its health system is too weak after Hurricane Maria.

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California Orders All Residents To Stay Home Save For Certain Essential Activities

Friday, March 20, 2020

California has issued a statewide order to all residents to stay at home to slow the coronavirus epidemic. The state is home to around 40 million people.

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Rafael Cancel Miranda, Opened Fire On U.S Capitol, Dies At 89

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

The last surviving Puerto Rican nationalist who opened fire on Congress in 1954 died Monday. Supporters of Puerto Rico's independence continued to consider him a hero.

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Political Unrest In Puerto Rico After Discovery Of Unused Hurricane Aid

Monday, January 20, 2020

Fed up with what they say is rampant corruption, protesters are demanding the resignation of Gov. Wanda Vázquez, who just months ago served as the island's Justice Secretary.

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Newly Found Disaster Supplies Stoke Furor In Puerto Rico

Monday, January 20, 2020

In Puerto Rico, a warehouse full of disaster supplies from Hurricane Maria was discovered over the weekend, sparking widespread anger from residents.

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Earthquake-Stricken Puerto Ricans Seek Engineers To Inspect The Safety Of Their Homes

Friday, January 17, 2020

In Puerto Rico, thousands are still sleeping outside after last week's earthquake, afraid to return until they are sure their homes are safe. But inspecting thousands of houses is a major challenge.

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Earthquakes Revive Puerto Ricans' Mistrust of The Government

Friday, January 17, 2020

People across the island are collecting donations for those displaced by earthquakes. Rather than give them to the government, they're delivering the goods to the affected region themselves.

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One Week After Puerto Rico Earthquake, Thousands Are Still Sleeping Outside

Monday, January 13, 2020

Puerto Rico's recovery following the devastating Hurricane Maria was slow and uneven. And then last week, the largest earthquake to hit the island in a century made things worse.

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Dozens Of Earthquakes Continue To Shake Puerto Rico

Monday, January 13, 2020

It's an anxious time for people in Puerto Rico. Saturday's 5.9 magnitude earthquake was the latest of both large and small tremors that have rattled the island for more than two weeks.

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Earthquakes Trigger Anxiety In Puerto Rico: 'There's No Way To Prepare'

Saturday, January 11, 2020

Tens of thousands of people in Puerto Rico are still without power, days after a large earthquake rolled across the island. Buildings collapsed and some roads remain closed.

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Aftershocks In Puerto Rico

Saturday, January 11, 2020

The biggest earthquake to hit Puerto Rico in a century has hobbled the island. Power remains out in many areas and people are afraid to stay indoors because of structural concerns.

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Encore: For Those Missing Puerto Rico, A Song About Dreaming Of Home

Friday, December 27, 2019

"En Mi Viejo San Juan" is an unofficial anthem of Puerto Rico and the official anthem of San Juan. It evokes memories of the island for those who have left and a yearning on the island for those who are gone.

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Cockfighting Is About To Become Illegal In Puerto Rico

Thursday, December 05, 2019

In the rural communities of Puerto Rico's central mountains, cockfighting has been a way of life for centuries. But on Dec. 20, the practice will become illegal on the island.

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In Puerto Rico, The Days Of Legal Cockfighting Are Numbered

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

A congressional ban on the sport was a victory for animal rights activists, but on the island, many say that cockfighting is part of their culture — and they're willing to take the sport underground.

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2 Years After Hurricane Maria Hit Puerto Rico, The Exact Death Toll Remains Unknown

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

The exact number of those who died in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria remains unknown two years after the storm made landfall.

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Two Years After Hurricane Maria, Blue Tarps Are Symbol Of Island's Slow Recovery

Friday, September 20, 2019

Two years after the storm hit Puerto Rico, the most visible remnants of it are the thousands of damaged homes still covered in blue tarps. Frustrated neighbors are helping others repair their homes.

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FEMA Official Accused of Taking Bribes While Rebuilding Puerto Rico

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Federal corruption charges have been filed against a top FEMA official who oversaw reconstruction of Puerto Rico's power grid after Hurricane Maria.

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News Brief: Hurricane Dorian, Democratic Debate, Ireland And Brexit

Thursday, August 29, 2019

We have the latest on the impact of Hurricane Dorian on Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Also, a preview of the next Democratic debate and what Brexit means for Ireland.

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Hurricane Dorian Strengthens As It Gets Closer To Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

On Wednesday Tropical Storm Dorian strengthened into a category 1 hurricane. The storm is close to both the eastern edges of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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