Hurricane

Dorian hits US Virgin Islands as Category 1 hurricane

Flooding and power outages expected in Puerto Rico as storm due to strengthen before heading for US mainland.

Dorian hits US Virgin Islands as Category 1 hurricane

Puerto Rico

US moves FEMA, Coast Guard money to fund border programmes

Democrats slam the decision, saying to move funds 'on the eve of hurricane season is stunningly reckless'.

 US moves FEMA, Coast Guard money to fund border programmes

Weather

Puerto Rico braces for heavy rain as Tropical Storm Dorian nears

Dorian is forecast to be near hurricane strength as it moves towards Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.

Puerto Rico braces for heavy rain as Tropical Storm Dorian nears

Weather

Tropical Storm Dorian strengthens in the Atlantic

The storm is expected to pass close to Barbados before crossing the Lesser Antilles and heading towards Puerto Rico.

Tropical Storm Dorian strengthens in the Atlantic

Puerto Rico

Justice Secretary Wanda Vazquez sworn in as Puerto Rico governor

After days of uncertainty, US territory gets its third governor in six days after Supreme Court removes Pedro Pierluisi.

Justice Secretary Wanda Vazquez sworn in as Puerto Rico governor

Puerto Rico

Top court overturns Pedro Pierluisi as new Puerto Rico governor

After days of uncertainty, Supreme Court rules Pedro Pierluisi is not the legitimate governor of the island.

Top court overturns Pedro Pierluisi as new Puerto Rico governor

US & Canada

Puerto Rico's leadership crisis

Politicians have delayed the vote to confirm a new governor in Puerto Rico.

US & Canada

Puerto Rico: Senate says new governor is illegitimate

Pedro Pierluisi was sworn on Friday but the Senate filed a lawsuit saying he is illegitimate unless it confirms him.

US & Canada

Puerto Rico protests: New governor faces confirmation vote

Pierluisi is a former justice minister who also served as Puerto Rico's representative to Washington.

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico names new governor as uncertainty, protests continue

Pedro Pierluisi is next in line to be governor but the Senate must approve his appointment.

Puerto Rico names new governor as uncertainty, protests continue

United States

Puerto Rico crisis deepens ahead of governor's resignation

Hours before Ricardo Rossello is expected to leave office, Puerto Ricans still have no idea who will replace him.

Puerto Rico crisis deepens ahead of governor's resignation

Puerto Rico

Outgoing Puerto Rico governor nominates Pierluisi as successor

Pierluisi, a corporate lawyer, would be eligible only if Puerto Rican politicians approve his nomination on Thursday.

Outgoing Puerto Rico governor nominates Pierluisi as successor

Reporter's Notebook

Why is Monsanto in Puerto Rico?

Locals question why the agrochemical company has received huge tax breaks to grow GMO seeds in the US territory.

Why is Monsanto in Puerto Rico?

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico crisis: Wanda Vazquez doesn't want governor job

Justice secretary says she has no interest in position as political turmoil over the island's next leader deepens.

Puerto Rico crisis: Wanda Vazquez doesn't want governor job

US & Canada

Puerto Rico protests: Call for radical change remains

The governor’s mansion is now a place of celebration, where people come to take selfies and revel in the governor’s removal.