WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday defended his support of Puerto Rico in its rebuilding from hurricanes, but he doesn't think officials in the U.S. territory are spending...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The mayor of Puerto Rico's capital announced Friday that she is running for governor of the U.S. territory.
San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz is a polarizing...
FBI raids government office in Puerto Rico amid probe
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The FBI has raided a government office in Puerto Rico's capital to seize documents and other items as part of an investigation into alleged fraud.
Special agent in charge Douglas Leff told reporters on Tuesday that authorities are trying to determine whether someone is obstructing the ongoing investigation.
Leff said agents are acting on allegations that an unidentified person might have moved and forged documents.
The Latest: WH: ‘Liberal media,’ mayor spread misinformation
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's claim that 3,000 people did not die because of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico last year (all times local):
The White House says President Donald Trump was responding to the "liberal media" and the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, when he tweeted that "3,000 people did not die" after Hurricane Maria hit the island last year.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, said Thursday that the island remains in desperate need of help eight months after Hurricane Maria and isn't ready for the hurricane season that begins in June.
Carmen Yulin Cruz was in Connecticut Thursday to receive the "Latina Champion" award at the annual Latinas & Power Symposium, which promotes Hispanic professional women.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Thousands of Puerto Ricans marched Tuesday to protest pension cuts, school closures and slow hurricane recovery efforts as anger grows across the U.S. territory over looming austerity measures.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Carmen Yulin Cruz has attended only a handful of Major League Baseball games in her life, and she won't be adding to that total this week.
More than six months since the strongest storm in nearly a century struck Puerto Rico, President Trump continues to neglect the hurricane-ravaged U.S. territory, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz said Wednesday at an event in Pittsburgh.
FEMA criticized for plan to end storm aid in Puerto Rico
WASHINGTON (AP) — Plans by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to halt hurricane relief supplies to Puerto Rico drew criticism Tuesday from members of Congress and the mayor of the island's largest city.
San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz said many people in the U.S. territory need the water and food they have been getting from FEMA more than four months after Hurricane Maria devastated the island.
Kirsten Gillibrand invites Carmen Yulin Cruz, San Juan mayor and Trump critic, to SOTU address
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York plans to bring San Juan Mayor Carmen Yuln Cruz, a major critic of President Trump's response to the hurricane last year that slammed Puerto Rico, to the State of the Union address this week in Washington.
Mrs. Gillibrand is among the possible 2020 contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination who are inviting guests to the State of the Union to send a message to Mr. Trump and the party's liberal base.
Bill Clinton visits Puerto Rico, distributes relief supplies
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Former U.S. President Bill Clinton visited Puerto Rico on Monday and met with those left homeless after Hurricane Maria hit the U.S. territory as a Category 4 storm.
Clinton arrived with medical supplies and solar energy equipment donated by the Clinton Foundation, which has already shipped 76 tons of medicine and medical equipment since the storm hit on Sept. 20.
‘The Simpsons’ vow to help Puerto Rico in new online video
NEW YORK (AP) — Still recovering from Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico is getting a helping hand from an unlikely source — Moe from "The Simpsons."
The bartender from the animated comedy is seen fundraising in a new YouTube video after getting a warm message by San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz.
Moe forces barfly Barney to finally pay his tab — a healthy $25,000 — and promises to send it to UNICEF, One America Appeal and Save the Children.
San Juan mayor questions abrupt postponement of hearing
WASHINGTON (AP) — San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz on Wednesday questioned why Republicans abruptly postponed a House hearing where she was scheduled to testify about the devastating impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico.
Cruz, who has tangled with President Donald Trump about the federal response, suggested the White House did not want to hear her criticism.