The Death Count Puerto Rico was devastated by Hurricane Maria, but the official death count is still very low—suspiciously low, to some. Latino USA visits Puerto Rico to investigate the death count and to find out why the local government may have miscounted the dead. This story is a collaboration with Reveal and Puerto Rico's Centro de Periodismo Investigativo.
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The Death Count

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Puerto Rico was devastated by Hurricane Maria, but the official death count is still very low—suspiciously low, to some. Latino USA visits Puerto Rico to investigate the death count and to find out why the local government may have miscounted the dead. This story is a collaboration with Reveal and Puerto Rico's Centro de Periodismo Investigativo.