Puerto Rico

Voices

Corporations are Privatizing Power in Puerto Rico as Trump Administration Relief Aid Continues to Stumble

A toxic combination of incompetency, greed and vulnerability after Hurricane Maria make the island ripe for a dangerous move toward privatization of major utilities.
Alice Rowsome
2.12.18
Rise Up

Over 22,000 Puerto Rican Students Are Out of School Since Hurricane María

As enrollment shrinks after the storm, 1 in 13 kids across the island won't be back to school.
Alice Rowsome
1.30.18
Rise Up

In Post-Hurricane Maria, Teachers in Puerto Rico Lead Where the Government Fails

Puerto Rico's educators need help in their fight to keep schools open and moving.
Miguel Guadalupe
1.23.18
Voices

After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico's Three Kings Holiday Symbolizes Its Spirit of Resilience

With the island now over 100 days in darkness, the people plan to celebrate the upcoming holiday in a different way.
Miguel Guadalupe
1.5.18
Voices

Puerto Rico's Hurricane Recovery Comes Down to a Meeting on Wall Street

As Washington continues to stall on meaningful recovery, an upcoming meeting in Manhattan has huge implications for the future of hundreds of thousands of workers on the island who were already dealing with an economic catastrophe.
Alice Rowsome
12.4.17
Frontier

Activists and Locals are Using Giant Hurricane Relief Aid Ships to Rebuild Puerto Rico

As the federal government stumbles on recovery efforts, individuals are stepping up to ensure a just recovery for the badly damaged island.
Alice Rowsome
11.21.17
Frontier

Post-Hurricane Death Toll Rises in Puerto Rico Due to Lack of Water and Sewage Treatment

Weeks after Hurricane Maria hit, companies and NGOs are filling the void to provide safe drinking water across the island.
Alice Rowsome
10.27.17
Frontier

Solar Companies and Non-Profits are Filling the Void in the Long Road to Recovery in Puerto Rico

As Puerto Rico struggles in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, organizations are leading the charge in helping restore power and delivering clean water.
Alice Rowsome
10.18.17
Rapid Response

Weeks After Hurricane Maria Hit, and Puerto Rico's Recovery Efforts Still Need Your Help

A lot more needs to be done.
Alice Rowsome
10.11.17
The Rundown

Puerto Rico Has Been Declared a Disaster and They Urgently Need Help

Your guide to Hurricane Maria disaster relief: what’s working, what’s not and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
9.22.17
advocacy

Nearly 100 Percent of the Puerto Rican Population Is Using Toxic Water

Your daily guide to what’s working, what’s not, and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
5.11.17