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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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Even before Hurricane Maria hit, Puerto Rico was a mess

https://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21730432-even-hurricane-maria-hit-it-was-mess-story-puerto-ricos-power-grid Even before Hurricane Maria hit, it was a mess Oct 19th 2017 | SALINAS IN A room beneath the smokestacks of the Aguirre steam plant in south-eastern Puerto Rico, an engineer points to a colourful poster entitled “How Electricity … Continue reading

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Maria Strikes, and Puerto Rico Goes Dark

Maria Strikes, and Puerto Rico Goes Dark By LUIS FERRÉ-SADURNÍ and ANEMONA HARTOCOLLISSEPT. 20, 2017 Photo A collapsed building in Old San Juan, P.R., on Thursday. Credit Erika P. Rodriguez for The New York Times SAN JUAN, P.R. — Read … Continue reading

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‘Days were lost’: Why Puerto Rico is still suffering a month after Hurricane Maria

  http://www.miamiherald.com/news/weather/hurricane/article179744081.html Stories of how people in Puerto Rico survived Hurricane Maria and how they are doing after assessing its damage. Pedro Portal Miami Herald Staff Hurricane ‘Days were lost’: Why Puerto Rico is still suffering a month after Hurricane … Continue reading

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