Category Archives: Puerto Rico earthquakes and aftermath

2 tremors shake Puerto Rico on 7-3-20, latest in series of quakes. No injuries

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/49-magnitude-quake-hits-near-puerto-rico-house-damaged/2020/07/03/a92f9c76-bd42-11ea-97c1-6cf116ffe26c_story.html 2 tremors shake Puerto Rico, latest in series of quakes By DÁnica Coto | AP July 3, 2020 at 11:34 a.m. GMT-4 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Two strong earthquakes shook Puerto Rico on Friday, but there were no reports of … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico disaster agency boss sacked over discovery of unused Hurricane Maria supplies

  https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/puerto-rico-earthquakes-hurricane-maria-carlos-acevedo-sacked-fired-nmead-a9290336.html Puerto Rico disaster agency boss sacked over discovery of unused Hurricane Maria supplies ‘It is unforgivable that resources were kept in the warehouse,’ says governor of US territory Peter Stubley Saturday 18 January 2020 23:57 Residents take shelter … 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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5.5 Magnitude Earthquake on Richter Scale 5-2-20 Saturday 7:13AM in Puerto Rico off Southern Coast, felt all the way to San Juan Metro area

https://time.com/5831259/earthquake-puerto-rico Damage Reported as 5.4-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Puerto Rico City workers, wearing protective face masks as a precaution against the spread of the new coronavirus, remove debris caused by a 5.4-magnitude earthquake, in Ponce, Puerto Rico, on May 2, 2020. … Continue reading

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Puerto Ricans Protest Disaster Recovery Mismanagement after concerned citizen creates video

Puerto Ricans Protest Disaster Recovery Mismanagement Puerto Ricans Protest Disaster Recovery Mismanagement By María Soledad Dávila Calero on January 21, 2020 (María Soledad Dávila Calero /CB) SAN JUAN — Protests erupted Monday around Puerto Rico and stateside as a response … Continue reading

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Earthquake victims don’t trust the Puerto Rican government

With the culture of corruption, inefficient, incompetent operating manner, it’s not surprising that Puerto Rican citizens don’t trust the Puerto Rican government. https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/earthquakevictimsdon%C2%B4ttrustthegovernment-2551253 Earthquake victims don´t trust the government 52 percent of residents in the hard-hit areas doubt about the … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico welcomes visitors despite recent earthquakes

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/travel/puerto-rico-welcomes-visitors-despite-recent-earthquakes/2020/01/22/43b9c19c-3c6d-11ea-baca-eb7ace0a3455_story.html Puerto Rico welcomes visitors despite recent earthquakes The earthquakes in the southwestern part of Puerto Rico have not affected such popular tourist spots as Condado Beach in San Juan. (iStock) By Andrea Sachs  Jan. 22, 2020 at 2:18 p.m. … Continue reading

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A month after Puerto Rico’s earthquakes began, more than 4,000 still sleep outside

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/a-month-after-puerto-rico-s-earthquakes-began-more-than-4-000-still-sleep-outside/ar-BBZq22i https://www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/nation/a-month-after-puerto-rico-s-earthquakes-began-more-than/article_4691c9e8-e724-56f4-99e9-c87c069ec18f.html A month after Puerto Rico’s earthquakes began, more than 4,000 still sleep outside By Jim Wyss, Miami Herald January 28, 2020 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A month after a series of powerful earthquakes began rattling Puerto Rico, … Continue reading

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Hit by new natural disasters, with earthquakes, Puerto Rico’s woes deepened by corruption

With a long history of corruption and mismanagement in Puerto Rico, it would be irresponsible to be doling out recovery money without proper controls and oversight, to ensure the money benefits it’s citizens not just the politicians, elites, and well-connected. … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico deserves aid from the mainland — but how does Washington help the island get competent, honest government?

https://nypost.com/2020/01/23/puerto-ricos-new-agony Puerto Rico’s new agony By Post Editorial Board January 23, 2020 | 7:57pm A man pulls a pallet of gas canisters believed to have been from when Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico in 2017.AFP via Getty Images Puerto Ricans … Continue reading

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