Greg Allen appears in the following:
Friday, February 02, 2018
With tourism way down after Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the Virgin Islands have lost their main economic engine at a time when it's most needed. But recovery is gradually happening.
Thursday, January 11, 2018
In Florida, some are calling the Trump administration's announcement that the state is exempt from a plan to expand offshore drilling a political stunt to help Gov. Rick Scott.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
With trailer parks destroyed and hundreds of homes ruined by Hurricane Irma, rents have skyrocketed and housing has become unaffordable for many in the Florida Keys. Local officials are scrambling to find ways to provide low-cost rentals affordable for waitresses, fishing guides and others vital to the area's tourist economy.
Monday, January 01, 2018
Bonita Springs, a Florida community hit hard by Hurricane Irma, has mostly recovered. Residents and officials now know what to do about low-lying neighborhoods likely to flood again in the future.
Monday, December 25, 2017
Grisel Robles, her husband and daughter relocated to Florida after Hurricane Maria. After 3 months of uncertainty, they moved into their own apartment in Fort Lauderdale to get ready for Christmas.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The National Transportation Safety Board released a report on Tuesday after the death of 33 mariners in the 2015 on the cargo ship El Faro. A key question remaining is why the captain ignored forecasts and sailed directly into Hurricane Joaquin.
Sunday, December 10, 2017
In Miami Beach, visitors were lying down in freshly-dug graves 10 at a time. It was part of Tania El Khoury's interactive artwork, which tells the tales of people killed in Syria's civil war.
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Hurricane season is ending but rebuilding in Puerto Rico is just starting and will take years. Residents of Cataño describe the impact Hurricane Maria had on their once peaceful and safe neighborhood.
Monday, November 27, 2017
Drug companies and medical device makers in Puerto Rico are still struggling with power and staffing shortages. One device manufacturer says the future of his industry on the island is uncertain.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Efforts to restore the power grid have suffered setbacks in recent days. It's one reason more than 150,000 Puerto Ricans have left the island for Florida and other states since Hurricane Maria.
Thursday, November 16, 2017
These days, Puerto Rico's monumental power restoration effort involves helicopters dropping 100-foot towers into the mountains and a "big dance" of crews, equipment and expertise.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
A severe housing shortage is forcing emergency managers to look off the island to find temporary housing. But many Puerto Ricans don't want to leave.
Thursday, November 09, 2017
Army officials say they're beginning a drawdown of federal troops on Puerto Rico, even as many homes still lack power and clean drinking water.
Thursday, November 02, 2017
A commission chaired by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has delivered a long list of recommendations to President Trump in its final report on the country's opioid crisis.
Friday, October 27, 2017
Doctors and others working on the country's opioid epidemic are welcoming President Trump's declaration of a public health emergency, but they say it's not enough.
Thursday, October 26, 2017
The White House says it will declare a public health emergency in response to the opioid crisis, as opposed to a national emergency. Many are disappointed with a plan that does not allocate new funds.
Thursday, October 26, 2017
The move stops short of declaring a national emergency, which the president had pledged to do.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
The campus in Gainesville is on high alert. It's intended to prevent an outbreak of violence around a speech, scheduled for later Thursday by White Nationalist Richard Spencer.
Thursday, October 12, 2017
The U.S. House is expected to pass a $36 billion relief package including billions for Puerto Rico. Although Congress is not expected to revisit the island's $74 billion debt, analysts say the infusion of federal aid may help revive Puerto Rico's stagnant economy.
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Puerto Ricans say their island remains paralyzed because of a lack of diesel distribution owing to a lack of truck drivers. Additionally, there are concerns that there are many more Hurricane Maria-related deaths than the 16 confirmed so far.