Veteran politician Pedro Pierluisi was sworn in as Puerto Rico's new governor on Friday, a spokeswoman with the US territory governor's office said.
Demonstrators calling for Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's resignation gathered in streets outside the governor's mansion again Saturday afternoon, chanting and banging pots and pans in the latest of several days of protests on the US territory.
As thousands of people crowded the streets calling for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to step down, the president of Puerto Rico's House of Representatives created a special committee on Friday to advise him on whether the governor committed impeachable offenses.
Protesters calling for the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló began clearing the streets in the early morning hours of Thursday, after a night of heated demonstrations that culminated in demonstrators overturning barricades and police firing tear gas into the crowd.
A second Royal Caribbean cruise ship canceled a stop in San Juan, Puerto Rico, due to widespread protests against Gov. Ricardo Rosselló.
An American toddler fell to her death on Sunday from the deck of a Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in San Juan, Puerto Rico, a spokesman for the local Port Authority said.
Many travelers hear the words "national park" and immediately imagine vast expanses of land with no people around for miles.
The coasts of America are dotted with too many magnificent islands to count, let alone summarize on a Top 12 list.
Nearly a year after Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on Puerto Rico, officials there say power has been restored to most of the island's residents.
The remnants of the storm Beryl brought heavy rain and wind to Puerto Rico, creating flash-flood conditions on the island and exacerbating power outage issues that have remained since last year's devastating hurricane season.
The Puerto Rican government has seven days to release death certificates and related data to CNN and a local journalism organization investigating the true toll of Hurricane Maria, a Puerto Rican judge ruled Monday.
For the third time in three weeks, a major commercial airline flight was diverted mid-air because of a damaged window.