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Anger, dejection grows as only half of Puerto Rico has power

From the date Hurricane Maria hit, 9-20-17 to 12-31-17, 3 1/2 months later, 660,000 customers or about 1/2 of all customers in Puerto Rico still don’t have power!  See the comments at the end. https://www.yahoo.com/news/anger-dejection-grows-only-half-puerto-rico-power-050238257.html Anger, dejection grows as only … Continue reading

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Parts of Puerto Rico Won’t Have Power for 8 Months. What’s the Holdup?

Parts of Puerto Rico Won’t Have Power for 8 Months. What’s the Holdup? By FRANCES ROBLES and PATRICIA MAZZEIDEC. 23, 2017 San Isidro, P.R., this week. Some areas of Puerto Rico will not have power for as long as eight … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s Slow Hurricane Recovery Is Suffocating Small Business

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-12-07/puerto-rico-s-slow-hurricane-recovery-is-suffocating-small-business December 7, 2017, 5:01 AM EST Illustrator: Khylin Woodrow This fall’s hurricane season has been rough on Jesús Vázquez’s family business outside San Juan. Their 35-year-old ice factory and adjacent laundromat hasn’t had power since Hurricane Irma, which hit … Continue reading

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Minus Electrical Grid, Puerto Rico Becomes Generator Island

Minus Electrical Grid, Puerto Rico Becomes Generator Island By RICHARD FAUSSET, FRANCES ROBLES and DEBORAH ACOSTAOCT. 7, 2017 Bella Group, in San Juan, P.R., has been selling 200 generators a day since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico. Credit Dennis M. … Continue reading

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