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  1. US Government Issues Correction: Puerto Rico Aid Will Continue

    1 Feb 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report SAN JUAN The New York Times The prospect of food and water assistance coming to an end for Hurricane Maria survivors in Puerto Rico blindsided the island’s government this week, prompting angry reactions from local ...

    Local Press Report - 02/01/2018 - 11:34

  2. Leptospirosis Death Toll Rises in Puerto Rico

    26 Oct 2017- 10:39 by Local Press Report SAN JUAN PR NBC News Waterborne illnesses are on the rise in Puerto Rico in the wake Hurricane Maria — and health professionals fear the storm's aftermath could unleash an epidemic on the devastated island. Th ...

    Local Press Report - 10/26/2017 - 10:39

  3. Puerto Rico: Saving the Dam; Fake News from FEMA; Trump Says Purification Icky

    6 Oct 2017- 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC Dramatic Efforts to Save Guajataca Dam The US National Weather Service (NWS) said as long ago as 23 September that the "imminent failure" of the Guajataca Dam was a "life-threateni ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2017 - 09:57

  4. Trump Was Baffled and Disgusted by Water Purification in Puerto Rico

    5 Oct 2017- 11:05 by Local Press Report SAN JUAN PR The Week President Trump's whirlwind visit to Puerto Rico on Tuesday resulted in gaffes such as Trump telling a homeowner without electricity to "have a good time" and pretending to shoot ...

    Local Press Report - 10/05/2017 - 11:05

  5. Race Against Time to Prevent Puerto Rico Dam Failure

    4 Oct 2017- 12:28 by OOSKAnews Info San Juan The Independent The Independent reports frantic efforts by US Army Corps of Engineers amid fears that further rains could cause catastrophe. Climate Corporate Risk Development Aid Disasters Energy Security Wate ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 10/06/2017 - 09:56

  6. Emergency as Puerto Rico Dam Fails

    22 Sep 2017- 16:15 by Anonymous BBC News A dam has failed and caused "extremely dangerous" flooding on Puerto Rico's Guajataca river in the wake of Hurricane Maria, authorities say. Climate Disasters Health Innovation, Infrastructure & ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 09/22/2017 - 18:40

  7. Barrick Gold May Face 'Negligence' Charges Over Latest Cyanide Spill

    17 May 2017- 10:31 by Local Press Report SAN JUAN Mining.com Barrick Gold could have prevented the third spill of cyanide solution in 18 months at its Veladero mine in Argentina had it replaced pipes as ordered by local authorities earlier, according to J ...

    Local Press Report - 05/17/2017 - 10:31

  8. Puerto Rico Allows Utility to Issue Up to $900 Million in Bonds

    15 Jul 2016- 11:03 by Local Press Report SAN JUAN Associated Press Puerto Rico has approved a law to allow its heavily indebted water and sewer company to issue up to $900 million worth of bonds amid a worsening economic crisis. The government said in a s ...

    Local Press Report - 07/15/2016 - 11:03

  9. Puerto Rico's Governor to Sign Water Utility Borrowing Bill

    13 Jul 2016- 09:32 by Local Press Report SAN JUAN Bloomberg Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla said he will probably sign into law a bill that allows the island’s main water utility to raise money through the capital markets. The measure enable ...

    Local Press Report - 07/13/2016 - 09:33

  10. Puerto Rico's Largest Public Hospital Reports Hepatitis A Outbreak

    23 Jun 2016- 08:56 by Local Press Report SAN JUAN Associated Press Puerto Rico's largest public hospital is reporting an outbreak of hepatitis A with at least 26 cases being reported among employees at the Centro Medico in Rio Piedras. It appears the ...

    Local Press Report - 06/23/2016 - 08:56

  11. Puerto Rico's Water Issues Increase Zika Virus Risk

    17 Jun 2016- 08:50 by Local Press Report SAN JUAN All Media NY Puerto Rico's Martin Peña canal is 3.7 miles of heavily polluted water and a center for health risks. Some have included gastrointestinal ailments and mosquito-borne viruses, like dengue ...

    Local Press Report - 06/17/2016 - 08:50

  12. Puerto Rico Lawmakers Considering Bill to Prevent Water Utility Default

    13 Jun 2016- 09:57 by Local Press Report SAN JUAN Bloomberg Puerto Rico lawmakers may vote as soon as today on a bill intended to help the island’s main water utility avoid a July 1 bond default by selling new debt with stronger repayment pledges. Investm ...

    Local Press Report - 06/13/2016 - 09:57

  13. USGS to Cut Water Monitoring in Puerto Rico Due to Debt

    13 Jun 2016- 09:54 by Local Press Report SAN JUAN Associated Press The U.S. Geological Survey said Friday it can no longer monitor water resources in Puerto Rico because the territory's government owes it $2 million amid a worsening economic crisis. ...

    Local Press Report - 06/13/2016 - 09:54

  14. US Congress Urged to Take Action on Illegal Landfills in Puerto Rico

    11 May 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico A Puerto Rican NGO this week sent a letter to Congressman Raúl Grijalva, ranking member of the US House Committee on National Resources, urging him to take action on the public health and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/11/2016 - 10:07

  15. Puerto Rico Seeks to Sell Water Bonds to Avoid July Default

    10 May 2016- 08:59 by Local Press Report SAN JUAN Bloomberg Puerto Rico is pushing for its water utility to borrow hundreds of millions of dollars to avoid a July bond default, seeking to overcome investors’ skepticism as the island’s fiscal crisis pushes ...

    Local Press Report - 05/10/2016 - 08:59

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