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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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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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Anger grows in Puerto Rico over hidden emergency aid, government corruption

https://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/americas/article239469148.html Anger grows in Puerto Rico over hidden emergency aid, government corruption By Jim Wyss January 20, 2020 05:17 PM Residents of Puerto Rico help those affected by the earthquakes that hit the southern part of the Island last week … 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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Political Unrest In Puerto Rico After Discovery Of Unused Hurricane Aid

Apparently President Donald Trump was correct about Puerto Rico not distributing the relief aid & supplies properly to Puerto Ricans after Hurricane Maria.  Some people claim that Puerto Rico politicians intentionally withheld aid or were slow to distribute supplies to … Continue reading

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Key examples of incompetence and mismanagement by Puerto Rican government officials in Puerto Rico

1 Over 10 million bottles of water in pallets found in Ceiba after Hurricane Maria, went to waste after left sitting for months.  If it were a few pallets that were lost or missing, that might be excusable, but how … Continue reading

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