After the Storm
The Rebirth of One Puerto Rican Bar After Hurricane Maria
Trump ‘Very Bitter and Sensitive’ About Puerto Rico
As the island faces a new round of crises, the president has tripled down on blaming others—and Democratic lawmakers investigating the hurricane response say they’re being blocked.
A Storm of Red Tape and Neglect Followed Hurricane Maria
When Puerto Ricans hear Trump — the president of their country — praise relief efforts on the island as an “unsung success,” their reaction is bitter beyond the bounds of irony.
San Juan’s Iconic Neighborhood Defies Trump
Battered by disasters natural and man-made, this ebullient Puerto Rico area refuses to give up or give in.
Colbert Goes Off on Trump’s ‘Sickening’ Hurricane Tweets
The ‘Late Show’ host said it was ‘hard to imagine anything more horrible’ than the Puerto Rican death toll—until he saw Trump’s tweets about it.
HEAD IN THE SAND
Trump Denies Thousands Died in Puerto Rico
Nearly 3,000 people perished as a result of last year’s storm, according to a study accepted by Puerto Rico’s governor. The president all but called it a hoax on Twitter.
Trump’s ‘Success’ in Puerto Rico Is Power Outages and Exodus
Thanks to FEMA’s fumbling response, the island isn’t back to normal a year after Hurricane Maria.
Tapper: Is Trump Unaware Nearly 3,000 Died in Puerto Rico?
After the president “sang his own praises” during an Oval Office event ahead of Hurricane Florence’s landfall.