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Former top FEMA official – Ahsha Tribble busted for taking bribes after Hurricane Maria

https://nypost.com/2019/09/10/former-top-fema-official-busted-for-taking-bribes-after-hurricane-maria Former top FEMA official busted for taking bribes after Hurricane Maria By Mark Moore September 10, 2019 | 2:56pm Ahsha TribbleFEMA A former top official in the Federal Emergency Management Agency was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly taking bribes … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico slowly brings back electricity after powerful earthquake

http://news.trust.org/item/20200108102705-whjbu Puerto Rico slowly brings back electricity after powerful earthquake by Reuters Wednesday, 8 January 2020 14:30 GMT By Luis Valentin Ortiz SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Jan 8 (Reuters) – Puerto Rico’s power grid crept back to service on Wednesday … Continue reading

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When Will Renewables Flourish in Puerto Rico?

Renewables won’t flourish when people are punished with excessive fees, cumbersome regulations.  “Wilson said the RSA-mandated fee would violate Act 17’s ban on direct or indirect fees on renewable energy consumption. He said the proposed 2.7 cents per kilowatt-hour fee … Continue reading

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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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