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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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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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Puerto Rico governor fires emergency director, 2 others, after aid is found sitting in warehouse since Hurricane Maria

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/puerto-rican-governor-fires-emergency-director-after-aid-is-found-sitting-in-warehouse-2020-01-18 Puerto Rico governor fires emergency director after aid is found sitting in warehouse By Audrey McNamara Updated on: January 19, 2020 / 7:15 PM / CBS News Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced fired two more government officials Sunday … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico protesters call for governor to resign after mob finds hidden relief supplies

Puerto Ricans seem to love a good protest.  However, if the governor was unaware of, and not responsible for the hidden cache of relief supplies, why should she resign? https://nypost.com/2020/01/20/puerto-rico-protesters-call-for-governor-to-resign-after-mob-finds-relief-supplies Puerto Rico protesters call for governor to resign after mob … Continue reading

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‘Scarier’ Than Hurricane Maria: A Deadly Earthquake Terrifies Puerto Rico

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/07/us/puerto-rico-earthquake.html ‘Scarier’ Than Hurricane Maria: A Deadly Earthquake Terrifies Puerto Rico The state of chaos that followed the 2017 storm robbed Puerto Ricans of any belief that their leaders could manage another natural disaster. Video 0:09/1:38 transcript Puerto Rico Earthquake … Continue reading

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2020 Puerto Rico earthquakes – Is it safe to visit Puerto Rico with the recent earthquake activity in the news? YES

Is it safe to visit Puerto Rico?  The answer is YES. Despite the recent earthquakes in the news in Puerto Rico, it is safe to visit.  First of all, most tourists arrive at the airport in SJU, San Juan, which … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s earthquakes pile up fresh challenges for the US territory

https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2020-01-10/puerto-ricos-earthquakes-pile-up-fresh-struggles-for-the-u-s-territory Puerto Rico’s earthquakes pile up fresh challenges for the U.S. territory A Guayanilla, Puerto Rico, church was heavily damaged in a magnitude 6.4 earthquake. (Jorge Castillo / Los Angeles Times) By Jorge Castillo Jan. 10, 2020 9 AM GUAYANILLA, Puerto … Continue reading

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