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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A week on from Hurricane Maria’s landfall, Puerto Rico remains objectively devastated. Amid growing criticism, President Trump and acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke have forcefully defended the administration’s response, arguing the crisis conditions reflect unique challenges in Puerto Rico. Duke on Thursday proclaimed herself “very satisfied” with the response so far, calling it “a […]
Four million of our fellow citizens have had their lives devastated.
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This Sunday, Puerto Rico will vote on its territorial status, choosing among statehood, independence and the status quo. The vote will have no practical impact. But if Puerto Rico votes in favor of becoming the 51st state, it will be in conflict with Congress, which has the power to change the territory’s status but is reluctant […]