US president Donald Trump has disputed the official death toll from Hurricane Maria last year, and falsely accused Democrats of inflating the Puerto Rican count to make him “look as bad as possible”.
Donald Trump has rejected the official conclusion that nearly 3,000 people died in Puerto Rico from last year’s Hurricane Maria.
Donald Trump has said the US government is ready for Hurricane Florence and insisted his administration’s response to the devastation in Puerto Rico last year was an “underappreciated great job”.
Puerto Rico has raised the official death toll from Hurricane Maria from 64 to 2,975 after an independent study found the number of people who died in the aftermath was severely undercounted.
A man captured on video chastising a woman in Chicago for wearing a shirt with the Puerto Rican flag on it has been charged with committing a hate crime.
Mark Zuckerberg has apologised after broadcasting a live virtual reality trip to hurricane-struck Puerto Rico to promote Spaces, Facebook’s VR app.
Shocking images of Puerto Rico taken by satellite show how Hurricane Maria wiped out power on the island.
Lady Gaga has joined other celebrities in criticising Donald Trump after he slammed the mayor of Puerto Rico’s capital city San Juan over claims of a slow US response to the storm-hit island.
These pictures show how Hurricane Maria has reduced the lush green landscape of Puerto Rico to a muddy brown in images captured from space.
Rihanna has urged US president Donald Trump to offer more help to the people of Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria.
"Despacito", the Spanish-language song from Luis Fonsi, featuring Daddy Yankee, has taken the crown as the most-watched video on YouTube.