US forecasters warn that Tropical Storm Dorian could reach hurricane strength by the time it passes Puerto Rico's southwestern coast on Wednesday.
Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez became Puerto Rico's new governor, just the second woman to hold the office, after weeks of political turmoil and hours after the Supreme Court declared Pedro Pierluisi's swearing-in a week ago unconstitutional.
Ricardo Rossello steps down after weeks of popular protests over offensive private chat messages between Rossello and his inner circle. Veteran politician Pedro Pierluisi is new governor.
Justice Secretary Wanda Vazquez, the woman who is supposed to replace Puerto Rico's governor said she doesn't want the job.
Hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans were outraged by crude and insulting online chats between Rossello and his advisers and have protested for nearly two weeks demanding his resignation.
A first-term governor in his first elected office, Ricardo Rossello has thus far resisted calls to step down as leader of the US territory.
Billed as one of the biggest protests ever seen in the US island territory, thousands of irate locals pledge to drive Governor Ricardo Rossello from office over offensive chat scandal.
Puerto Ricans are taking to the streets demanding the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rossello for corruption.
With reconstruction moving slowly, residents of the US Virgin Islands express their fears that they are unprepared if there was a new hurricane.
Cuba used to depend on aid from its oil-rich ally Venezuela. But with Venezuela in turmoil, opening luxury hotels is "a new stage," but also "a necessity," Cuba's Tourism Minister says as his country scrambles for other revenue sources.
Behavioural change is essential to mitigate the effects of climate change, but sustainable change will only come when governments and corporations change their behaviour.
Trump's second State of the Union address has come with the Democrats vowing to use their new control over House committees to launch multiple investigations.
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