Hurricane Maria

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‘There were people trying to thrive’: how Puerto Rican artists dealt with Hurricane Maria
In a new exhibition, artists process difficult feelings of grief and trauma after the devastation of the 2017 storm

Veronica Esposito

16, Nov, 2022 @7:02 AM

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‘We would go back’: will Hurricane Fiona worsen Puerto Rico’s population drain?
Hurricane Maria, earthquakes and federal neglect were already driving the US territory’s youth and talent to the mainland

Coral Murphy Marcos in New York

08, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘We have not recovered’: Puerto Rico’s water supply remains vulnerable to hurricane fury
Five years after Hurricane Maria, Hurricane Fiona has again left thousands of people without drinking water, exposing the system’s inefficiencies

Coral Murphy Marcos

21, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Signs of premature ageing found in monkeys after hurricane
Rhesus macaques in Puerto Rico appear to have aged by about two years more than expected

Sofia Quaglia

07, Feb, 2022 @8:00 PM

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After a category 5 hurricane, nature saved me. It has the power to save us all | Michael Lees
Maria devastated Dominica. But the islanders’ connection to the natural world gave them a resilience the west can’t match, says filmmaker Michael Lees

Michael Lees

23, Oct, 2020 @1:40 PM

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Unusually active hurricane season could threaten US effort to fight Covid-19
Experts say 13 to 24 named storms likely in summer season, which begins 1 June, with angst at the prospect of a severe hurricane making landfall

Oliver Milman

21, May, 2020 @9:00 AM

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'Remember us': could Trump lose Florida because of hurricane refugees?
Many Puerto Ricans fleeing to Florida felt sidelined by Trump after the federal government’s insufficient response to Hurricane Maria

Cristian Salazar

10, Mar, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Hurricane Maria's legacy: how the rise of nationalism creates climate victims
Speaking in Puerto Rico near the storm’s anniversary, David Wallace-Wells warns the the devastation could be routinely replicated – but youth activism offers hope

Oliver Milman in New York

12, Aug, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Puerto Rico police clash with protesters in wake of governor's sexist texts
Teargas and rubber bullets used to disperse demonstration urging Ricardo Rosselló to quit

Oliver Laughland in San Juan

18, Jul, 2019 @3:41 PM

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After Maria: the Netflix documentary looking at life after a hurricane
The makes of a new documentary short about Puerto Rican families after Hurricane Maria talk about the importance of illuminating a crisis

Adrian Horton

23, May, 2019 @6:00 AM

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'We stood in shock': what happens to a city after a disaster? A cartoon
After Maria is a graphic novella by Dr Gemma Sou and John Cei Douglas about a family’s recovery from Hurricane Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico in 2017

Dr Gemma Sou and John Cei Douglas

03, May, 2019 @9:55 AM

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Hurricane Maria's lasting impact on Puerto Rico's children revealed in report
More than half the youth had a friend or family member leave the island, a study on the storm’s impact on mental health found

Amanda Holpuch and Hazar Kilani in New York

26, Apr, 2019 @3:00 PM

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