The island has fully vaccinated more than 2.3 million residents, amounting to just over 73 percent of its population, according to the CDC.
The number of Puerto Ricans who marked themselves as white dropped nearly 80 percent from the 2010 census.
Persistent power outages have forced schools and workplaces to close and sparked concern for those who depend on insulin or oxygen.
Miss World Netherlands Dilay Willemstein told a Dutch newspaper that she doesn't feel right about getting vaccinated.
Civil society groups demand that the Biden administration invest the FEMA funds allocated for the Puerto Rico electric system in life-saving rooftop solar and storage systems to achieve environmental and climate justice in Puerto Rico.
The island is faced with little promise of progress, no control or viable decision-making and no long-term plans.
Puerto Rico's Olympic team made its debut at the 1948 Olympic Games in London, with an all-male team competing in just three sports.
The Puerto Rico athlete set a time of 12.26 seconds, beating the previous record set at the 2012 games in London.
"Based on our port agreement with San Juan, unvaccinated guests will have to remain on board during our visits there," Carnival Cruises announced to guests.
"The students of Puerto Rico have suffered enough," U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said. "It's time to get back to school safely and quickly."
I am for the Island joining the Union, but not for silencing the voices of those who feel differently.
Greene's comments came after the New York Demcorat tweeted about the plight of her grandmother and Puerto Ricans following Hurricane Maria in 2017.
Wayne Stensby, CEO of Luma Energy, which took over the transmission and distribution operations of Puerto Rico's power authority on Tuesday, said the company has enough resources to withstand a Category 2 hurricane and can bring in more workers and equipment if a storm stronger hits.
"I have ordered an investigation to determine the circumstances surrounding the use of two motor vehicles on beaches that are presented to be in Puerto Rico," Marchargo said in a statement.
A man from San Juan, Puerto Rico, was arrested Saturday evening for killing a dog after shooting it multiple times. He was later released on $60,000 bond.
Verdejo, who represented Puerto Rico at the Olympics in boxing, turned himself in to federal agents.
Pierluisi's comments come shortly after Puerto Rican police identified Tariq Quadir Loat, a 24-year-old tourist from Wilmington, Delaware, as the individual found dead in La Perla.
Puerto Rico Police identified 24-year-old tourist Tariq Quadir Loat, of Wilmington, Delaware, using his fingerprints.
About half of all Democrats support statehood for both Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico, while only one-quarter of Republicans agree, according to a new poll.
The Puerto Rican radio producer was involved in a government extortion scandal in Puerto Rico.
Currently the vaccine is available for appointments at select stores in Indiana, Massachusetts, New York and Puerto Rico.
"Use your vote and evaluate who represents and thinks about Puerto Ricans in their most difficult time," Vázquez Garced said. "It is Donald Trump."
Sen. Mitch McConnell has said the Senate will not consider granting statehood to Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico if he is Majority Leader after November's elections.
"The woman the GOP picked as their 'proud' Latina to tout 'immigrant experience' didn't seem to know that Puerto Rico is already part of the United States," the Democratic congresswoman tweeted.
At one point on Tuesday, Genevieve clocked wind speeds of around 130 miles per hour, making it a powerful Category 4 hurricane. It has now weakened to a tropical storm after lashing Baja California.
The Lincoln Project is continuing their pivot to targeting Latino voters in the critical states of Florida, Arizona, and Texas, Newsweek has learned exclusively.
At least 400,000 residents of Puerto Rico were reportedly left without power after outages struck the territory only hours before Tropical Storm Isaias was expected to form.
The dust has brought hazy skies and poor air quality to large parts of the Caribbean.
"This is the most significant event in the past 50 years," said environmental health scientist Pablo Méndez Lázaro.