People try to recover their belongings and start rebuilding their house that was destroyed by Hurricane Maria, in Morovis, Puerto Rico, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
Recovery

Puerto Rico: 1M Without Power 100 Days After Hurricane Maria

Forty four public schools remain closed due to hurricane damage. The Secretary of Education recently announced that 179 education centers will remain closed, a move some suspect is intended to save the island’s administration US$7.7 million. Prior to Hurricane Maria’s landfall, the island’s debt reached US$74 billion.