Efforts to clean up or rebuild the areas hit by the storm are still tentative. A week after Maria wreaked havoc on the island, people are still struggling to survive.
An explosion at Puerto Rico's main power substation has left thousands of people without electricity and taken two other power units offline. The US territory is still reeling from the last year's Hurricane Maria.
Hurricane Maria, the second megastorm to hit the Caribbean this month, has caused widespread damage in Puerto Rico after pummeling the islands of Dominica and Guadeloupe. Thousands are without power.
While inland towns that depend on tourism are struggling mightily, things are getting better in San Juan as cruise ships are once again docking. Tourists are invited to help the island get back on its feet.
US President Donald Trump has defended the federal government's response to the destruction in Puerto Rico, wrought by the Hurricane Maria. The Pentagon pledged to send in more ships and additional troops to the island.
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