Category Archives: Hurricane Maria and after effects

Puerto Rico fears post-Maria murder surge: 11 days, 32 slain

These are the type of things that happen when you run out of other people’s money.  You cannot afford to pay your police officers.  You cannot expect them to work for free, can you?  So they stop working as many … Continue reading

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Armed Federal Agents Enter Warehouse in Puerto Rico to Seize Hoarded Electric Equipment

Who is responsible for creating the artificial shortage by the withholding of supplies and why? https://theintercept.com/2018/01/10/puerto-rico-electricity-prepa-hurricane-maria Armed Federal Agents Enter Warehouse in Puerto Rico to Seize Hoarded Electric Equipment Kate Aronoff January 10 2018, 11:38 a.m. On Saturday, a day after … Continue reading

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5 things to know about Puerto Rico 100 days after Hurricane Maria

Fake news unfairly blaming Trump.  PR’s power grid and financial situation were in bad shape long before Trump became President. https://www.vox.com/2017/12/23/16795342/puerto-rico-maria-christmas 5 things to know about Puerto Rico 100 days after Hurricane Maria Life has improved for many people, but … Continue reading

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Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico has become a man-made disaster, with a death toll threatening to eclipse Katrina’s.

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2017/12/hurricane-maria-man-made-disaster.html Maria’s Bodies The hurricane in Puerto Rico has become a man-made disaster, with a death toll threatening to eclipse Katrina’s. By Mattathias Schwartz Photographs by Matt Black Trailers Full of Bodies: Near the Institute of Forensic Sciences in San … Continue reading

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Anger, dejection grows as only half of Puerto Rico has power

From the date Hurricane Maria hit, 9-20-17 to 12-31-17, 3 1/2 months later, 660,000 customers or about 1/2 of all customers in Puerto Rico still don’t have power!  See the comments at the end. https://www.yahoo.com/news/anger-dejection-grows-only-half-puerto-rico-power-050238257.html Anger, dejection grows as only … Continue reading

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Dark, desperate life without power in Puerto Rico

The comments in the linked article should be read as well which illustrate the typical reaction. nolie “Sadly, these poor folks will be fooled into voting for leftist with the mistaken idea that things will then get better.” Wes “Whats … Continue reading

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The Next Crisis for Puerto Rico: A Crush of Foreclosures

The Next Crisis for Puerto Rico: A Crush of Foreclosures By MATTHEW GOLDSTEINDEC. 16, 2017 Moisés Martinez, with help from his grandson, cleaning out his home in San Juan, P.R., in October after Hurricane Maria destroyed it. A federal moratorium … Continue reading

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