After repairs were completed this summer, a restored ballfield in one of Puerto Rico's poorest towns had become a symbol of progress in the face of tragedy. Hurricane Fiona dealt a setback.
Puerto Rico's governor has requested the U.S. government waive a federal law and allow more fuel shipments to the island over concerns of a dwindling supply of diesel in the wake of Hurricane Fiona.
Days after the storm, residents in coastal Salinas, Puerto Rico, aren't waiting for help from the authorities. They're using bulldozers and backhoes to clear debris and rubble left in Fiona's wake.
A growing number of businesses are temporarily closing across the island as power outages caused by Hurricane Fiona drag on, sparking concern about the availability of fuel and basic goods.
A wide range of Latino communities in the United States are affected by climate-driven storms, floods, droughts and heat waves, and are leading the charge to address global warming.
The hurricane smashed roads and bridges and caused historic flooding, leaving people stranded across the island. "We are all isolated," said Manuel Veguilla, a resident of the mountain town of Caguas.
The hurricane dumped more than two feet of rain in some areas of the island. The rain and flooding have left a soggy mess across many homes and weary residents are starting to clean up.
Though it's hundreds of miles away from Georgia, Hurricane Fiona is still expected to cause deadly rip currents along the coast.
More than 760,000 customers have been left with no access to clean running water since Hurricane Fiona struck the island on Sunday.
Several organizations are asking for assistance in helping those impacted by Hurricane Fiona.