On Sept. 20, the world watched slack-jawed as Hurricane Maria flattened Puerto Rico, devastating the island and leaving more than 3 million people without power or clean water for weeks. On Nov. 13, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Roselló appeared before Congress to ask for $94 billion to rebuild the U.S. territory. But can Roselló’s administration manage such a vast project? After a dubious $300 million no-bid contract to a small utility company called Whitefish to restore the […]
Whitefish was a bad association.
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This stinks of corruption.
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Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday, “We cannot keep FEMA, the Military & the First Responders, who have been amazing (under the most difficult circumstances) in P.R. forever!” — putting Puerto Rico on notice that federal relief workers may be recalled. But the images of the physical devastation from Hurricanes Irma and Maria throughout the Caribbean […]
Puerto Rico was back in the news Thursday — this time because of a series of tweets from President Trump that “Electric and all infrastructure was disaster before hurricanes. Congress to decide how much to spend….” and the warning that federal relief was not open-ended. Disaster assistance, like humanitarian assistance and other forms of foreign […]
This is actually the opposite of what genocide looks like
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Physician, heal thyself
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I cannot imagine what it feels like to be an official in Puerto Rico right now, let alone what it must be like a citizen worried about getting food and water. It is a horrendous situation down there, and people will naturally get frustrated. San Juan Mayor, Carmen Yulín Cruz, blasted the Trump administration after acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke asserted the federal response is | Read More »
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That should leave a mark.
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