Category Archives: Hurricane Maria and aftermath

Puerto Rico to receive unprecedented funding injection in the billions of dollars for reconstruction after Hurricane Maria hit 9-20-17

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/puertoricotoreceiveunprecedentedfundinginjection-2575575 Puerto Rico to receive unprecedented funding injection After two and a half years of setbacks and lessons, federal and local governments say reconstruction is finally gaining traction Sunday, June 14, 2020 – 12:35 PM By Joanisabel González 0 ✉ … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Permits Office presents new Construction Code to Improve Hurricane & Earthquake Resistance

Puerto Rico Permits Office presents new Construction Code Puerto Rico Permits Office presents new Construction Code By Caribbean Business on January 24, 2019 SAN JUAN – Puerto Rico’s Permits & Endorsements Management Office (OGPe by its Spanish acronym) presented Thursday … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Officials Investigated for Corruption During Hurricane Relief

https://www.theepochtimes.com/puerto-rico-officials-investigated-for-corruption-during-hurricane-relief_2560097.html San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz speaks to the media as she arrives at the temporary government center setup at the Roberto Clemente Stadium in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria on Sept. 30, 2017 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. … Continue reading

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As Puerto Rico prepares for the pandemic, residents fear the government hasn’t learned from Hurricane Maria

https://www.vox.com/2020/4/9/21213212/puerto-rico-coronavirus-covid-19 Old San Juan resident Carlos Toro shines shoes on his balcony on March 18.Ricardo Arduengo/AFP via Getty Images As Puerto Rico prepares for the pandemic, residents fear the government hasn’t learned from Hurricane Maria Local officials have imposed some … Continue reading

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After Disasters, Puerto Ricans Are Left With $1.6 Billion in Unpaid Insurance Claims

This is a great injustice, for insurance policyholders not getting paid by their insurance company.  Why should someone pay for insurance if they aren’t going to get reimbursed when they have a valid claim?   After Disasters, Puerto Ricans Are … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned: FEMA cited for costly mistakes during Puerto Rico hurricane

https://justthenews.com/government/federal-agencies/dhs-watchdog-highlights-fema-failures Lessons Learned: FEMA cited for costly mistakes during Puerto Rico hurricane IG says FEMA could have saved time and money using available advance contracts during devastation from Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rico devastation from Hurricane Maria (RICARDO ARDUENGO/AFP via Getty … Continue reading

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Did the Puerto Rico’s Real Estate Market Recover?

https://www.theweeklyjournal.com/business/did-the-real-estate-market-recover/article_6f1719ec-0aff-11ea-858f-2ba5ee1ca527.html Did the Real Estate Market Recover? Although the average asking price in some of the largest cities across Puerto Rico is going up and even surpassing pre-Hurricane Maria levels, property values continue to lag in a few places Cynthia … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Grid Contractor, Mammoth Energy Services, Faces Mounting Claims From Bribery Probe

  https://www.wsj.com/articles/puerto-rico-grid-contractor-faces-mounting-claims-from-bribery-probe-11579816998 Puerto Rico Grid Contractor Faces Mounting Claims From Bribery Probe Rival contractor sues Mammoth Energy Services, alleging it was cheated out of business in Puerto Rico By Andrew Scurria Jan. 23, 2020 5:03 pm ET Mammoth Energy Services … Continue reading

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Hidden Puerto Rico earthquake supplies – comments on Twitter – fallout, scandal

Jan 23 David Begnaud @DavidBegnaud Nearly 1,000 people have gathered at the Capitol in San Juan to protest the Puerto Rican govt. They want the Governor to resign. And they want much more. These are people who’ve had enough & … Continue reading

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Trump Attaches Severe Restrictions to Puerto Rico’s Long-Delayed Disaster Aid From Hurricane Maria

  https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/01/15/dangling-disaster-relief-funds-white-house-require-puerto-rico-implement-reforms Trump Attaches Severe Restrictions to Puerto Rico’s Long-Delayed Disaster Aid By The New York Times on January 16, 2020 People fill a temporary shelter at a municipal stadium in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico, Jan. 10, 2020. The Trump administration … Continue reading

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