All posts by Center for Investigative Journalism
COVID-19: The Excess of Hundreds of Deaths in Puerto Rico Has Not Been Investigated by the Government
Atypical death trends during the pandemic have gone unnoticed, but expert analysis begins to identify the keys as to why they occurred and what lessons they hold for the immediate future.
- Posted September 29, 2020
Puerto Rico residents say they answered the 2020 census. The government keeps asking again.
Community organizers raise concerns over whether the government is properly tracking responses
- Posted September 21, 2020
The Use of only 2% of CDBG-DR Available Funds Shows Puerto Rico Government’s Slow Spending
Approved to use only 16%, or $3.2 billion, of Hurricane Maria recovery program aid
- Posted September 17, 2020
The Reasons for the Limited Number of Molecular Tests in Puerto Rico
As countries compete for supplies
- Posted August 25, 2020
Housing Options Don’t Get Off the Ground After Hurricane María, Earthquakes
By Jeniffer Wiscovitch, Center for Investigative Journalism
- Posted August 20, 2020
Most Bridges Affected by Hurricane María Were Already in Critical Condition Due to Lack of Maintenance
At least 63% of the bridges that collapsed or were damaged by Hurricane María were already in a critical state of erosion prior to the storm due to lack of maintenance, putting people who cross them at...
- Posted August 18, 2020
Caribbean Public Education Systems Adrift Due to the Coronavirus
Compromised infrastructure and the digital gap hinder the continuity of education in at least four Caribbean countries.
- Posted August 18, 2020
Rapid tests and false negatives: Puerto Rico and Peru’s strategies to defeat COVID-19
Against the recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO) and health experts, the governments of Puerto Rico and Peru used rapid tests as a strategy to detect COVID-19 cases. Public health specialists and false-negative results reported in...
- Posted August 13, 2020
Federal warnings cause further delays in the post-María recovery process in Puerto Rico
COR3 confirms it will not disburse pending funds to agencies until they certify they have resolved all of the indications found in audits by the U.S. Office of the Inspector General.
- Posted August 10, 2020
Department of Health Bought Overpriced Medical Equipment from Contact Referred by National Guard
A supplier that the National Guard rejected for selling at a premium landed million-dollar sales to the Department of Health. Meanwhile, the National Guard paid $220,000 to a company that operates out of a house in the...
- Posted August 3, 2020