Still looking for shelter after Hurricane Maria, Rio's austerity carnival and the Monk of Mokha

February 12, 2018

Still looking for shelter after Hurricane Maria, Rio's austerity carnival and the Monk of Mokha

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February 12, 2018

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Carlos Ventura carries a corrugated metal sheet to be used for a ceiling, while he helps a neighbor to rebuild her house, which was partially destroyed by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.

Carlos Ventura carries a corrugated metal sheet to be used for a ceiling, while he helps a neighbor to rebuild her house, which was partially destroyed by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.

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After Hurricane Maria, the federal government helped thousands of Puerto Ricans find temporary shelter in mainland US cities. Now that aid is running out. Also, North Korea's Olympic charm offensive. And high-quality coffee from Yemen.

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