Parts of Puerto Rico Won’t Have Power for 8 Months. What’s the Holdup?

Questions for the Army Corps of Engineers and the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority on the power failures on the island.

Minus Electrical Grid, Puerto Rico Becomes Generator Island

By RICHARD FAUSSET and FRANCES ROBLES October 7, 2017 SAN JUAN, P.R. — Like many other frivolous things on the island these days, the shiny motorcycles at the Planet Honda showroom have been pushed to the side. In their place are dozens of...

Engineers Begin Preparatory Work for Border Wall Construction

By RON NIXON July 18, 2017 WASHINGTON — The United States Army Corps of Engineers has begun preliminary preparations for the construction of segments of a wall in several places along the border with Mexico, the Department of Homeland Security said on...