When you think about border security you're probably not thinking about one U.S. border: Puerto Rico! The U.S. territory of Puerto Rico is often the last chance for Customs and Border Protection agents to stop drugs coming in from the Caribbean and South America. Sunday on Full Measure, I'll take you on an eye-opening patrol […]
We quantified, for the first time, how much money the U.S. really committed to Puerto Rico for hurricane recovery amid the territory's bankruptcy, corruption scandal and FBI investigation. Who got the money? And who didn't? (You have $91 billion reasons to care.)
Imagine having the task of responsibly distributing the most aid money ever for a natural disaster to a government mired in corruption, and under FBI investigation. That’s what’s happening right now in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico nearly three years after hurricanes, Maria and Irma. Is the money getting to those who really need […]
The following is a transcript of my cover story investigation on “Full Measure.” Watch the video by clicking the link at the end of the page. We begin with an examination of a U.S. border that you might not have given much thought to. Like our Southern border with Mexico, it’s the target of nonstop […]
We couldn’t believe how many illegal immigrants and drugs are being intercepted every day at our Caribbean Southern border: the US territory of Puerto Rico.
It wasn't easy to get the true amount of US tax dollars given to Puerto Rico two years after its double hurricanes. But we did.
Finding out how much U.S. tax money has actually been sent to the territory of Puerto Rico for hurricane recovery... and where it's gone... is no easy task. This week, Full Measure tackles that challenge with a trip to the island. How much aid has really gotten to the Puerto Ricans who need it? And […]
Live from Puerto Rico on shoots for Full Measure Season 5, Sharyl, producer Daniel Steinberger and photographer Bryan Barr are up to their chins in protests, hurricane recovery and the efforts to patrol the U.S. Caribbean border. Producer Daniel Steinberger (left) and cameraman Bryan Barr