Puerto Rico faced the possibility of political turmoil Tuesday as the U.S. territory's governor welcomed an investigation into allegations that she obstructed justice amid calls from the main opposition party for a legislative probe and a possible impeachment process.
Puerto Rico's governor on Tuesday announced strict new rules for all passengers flying into Puerto Rico in a bid to curb coronavirus cases as officials blame recent outbreaks on those who flew to the U.S. territory and were infected.
A cloud of dust traveled across the Atlantic Ocean.
A judge on Thursday gave Puerto Rico’s education secretary 24 hours to open all public school cafeterias in the U.S. territory or face arrest as impoverished students struggle to obtain free meals amid the pandemic.
There were no immediate reports of casualties.
Two planned regular-season MLB series in Mexico and Puerto Rico have been canceled.
Cruise ships and ferries barred from docking.
U.S. protectorates and territories play a role in electing delegates in the 2020 presidential primaries.
Puerto Rico's Industrial Development Company, a government agency, transferred millions of dollars to a fraudulent account.
The epicenter was located about 14 miles southeast of the town of Guanica along the island’s southern coast.
The quake struck around 3:20 p.m. on Saturday just south of Indios.
The Brandywine Valley SPCA is working to help animals affected by an onslaught of seismic activity in Puerto Rico.
About 600 people banged on pots and some waved Puerto Rican flags as one of them yelled into a bullhorn, "Wanda, turn over the disaster supplies!"
A warehouse filled with water bottles, cots, baby food and other basic supplies had apparently been sitting there since Hurricane Maria battered Puerto Rico in 2017.
People in a southern Puerto Rico city discovered a warehouse filled with water, cots and other unused emergency supplies, then set off a social media uproar Saturday when they broke in to retrieve goods as the area struggles to recover from a strong earthquake.
On a regular day, Ponce Laspina, the man who runs El Maestro Boxing Ring is teaching kids that they can make positive change and are valuable to their community. Now he’s practicing what he preaches, coordinating donations that, next weekend, will fill a 40-foot shipping container headed to Puerto Rico to help the victims of the recent earthquakes.
Seismic activity in Puerto Rico has caused more than 7,960 people to take refuge in government shelters in the island's south, although officials say many of them are simply scared of returning home even if their houses were not damaged in the quakes.
A 5.1 magnitude earthquake rattled Yauco, Puerto Rico on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
More than 1,280 earthquakes have hit Puerto Rico's southern region since Dec. 28, more than two dozen of them magnitude 4.5 or greater, according to the USGS.
A flurry of earthquakes in southwest Puerto Rico has many accusing the government of being caught unaware despite the island being located in a seismic zone.