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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 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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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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Puerto Rican Protesters Are So Mad at Their Governor They Pushed a Guillotine Through the Streets

https://www.vice.com/en_ca/article/7kz8ja/puerto-rican-protesters-want-their-governor-to-resign-again Puerto Rican Protesters Are So Mad at Their Governor They Pushed a Guillotine Through the Streets Angry about bungled responses to natural disasters, Puerto Ricans hit the streets, guillotine in tow, to demand the governor step down. by Paul … Continue reading

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ANG Leaders: Puerto Rico Needs Its Own Disaster Relief Beddown Systems

What would it cost to buy these temporary housing units, and keep them in PR, instead of shipping them from OH to PR, then back to OH.  Probably far more economical to buy them. ANG Leaders: Puerto Rico Needs Its … Continue reading

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Protest Against Puerto Rico Earthquake Response Dispersed by Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets

While there seems to be a culture of corruption in Puerto Rico politicians, if you want to participate in demonstrations, please refrain from damaging Puerto Rico with grafitti, vandalism, or other destruction.  Intentionally causing destruction is a drain on Puerto … Continue reading

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