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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump answers reporters questions in the Oval office of the White House In Washington

Trump is working with Florida to prepare for Hurricane Dorian, but lashed out when the storm barreled toward Puerto Rico

Trump slammed Puerto Rico's government as Hurricane Dorian barreled toward the island, lashing out at the mayor of San Juan and trashing its finances.
A couple boards up the door of their beachfront house as Tropical Storm Dorian approaches in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico August 28, 2019.

A high-tech emergency siren system that is ‘vital’ to alert Puerto Ricans of dam breaks and mudslides was reportedly stuck in storage duri...

FEMA unveiled the system after emergency workers were forced to evacuate locals door-to-door following a dam break caused by Hurricane Maria in 2017.
Tropical Storm Dorian is pictured off the coast of Venezuela.

28 photos show how people in the Caribbean braced for Dorian as the hurricane heads for Florida

Hurricane Dorian is making its way across the Atlantic Ocean. Photos show the damage in Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands as Florida prepares.
Plastic tarps over a damaged roof are seen at a house a near Loiza, Puerto Rico in late 2018.

20 photos show Puerto Rico’s slow recovery 2 years after Hurricane Maria

Two years on, as Hurricane Dorian heads its way, Puerto Rico is still recovering from Hurricane Maria. Here's what the lingering damage looks like.
President Donald Trump reportedly wanted to trade Puerto Rico for Greenland.

Trump once joked that the US should trade Puerto Rico for Greenland, according to a former administration official

Trump has a rocky and tumultuous relationship with the leadership of Puerto Rico, a Caribbean island territory the US acquired from Spain in 1898.
iLe won a Grammy for her 2016 debut album, "iLevitable."

Puerto Rican singer-songwriter iLe talks about her new bomba-inspired music video and ‘musical protest’ anthems

"Tu Rumba" is the latest single off of iLe's new album, "Almadura" — a record full of political and revolutionary lyrics alongside eclectic rhythms.
Puerto Rico's Secretary of Justice Wanda Vazquez attends a news conference in an undated still image from file video in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Wanda Vázquez is the new governor of Puerto Rico. She faced heat before ever taking the office: Here’s why

Wanda Vázquez announced that she didn't want to be the next Puerto Rico governor after Ricardo Rosselló as people protested her assuming the position.
Tens of thousands of water bottles meant for victims of Hurricane Maria are seen sitting in a vacant lot in Dorado 40 Km west of San Juan, on July 28, 2019.

Aerial photos show that tens of thousands of water bottles intended for Puerto Rico hurricane victims have been lying in a field

Nearly 3,000 people died in the hurricane, and researchers have said the lack of access to medical care and clean water were some of the main causes.
Abe Diaz, technical member of Amazon's disaster relief team

How this programmer landed a job on Amazon’s disaster relief squad, which has delivered $15 million of goods to displaced people worldwide

His career story shows how anyone can find a more fulfilling job just by standing up and offering to help.
Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello speaks during a Facebook live broadcast in the library of the governor's mansion, in San Juan, Puerto Rico January 24, 2018.

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló resigns as mass protests over profane text messages force him from office

Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló will become the first chief executive in the island's modern history to resign while serving their term.