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Hurricane Michael Leaves 7 Dead in Florida, Search Continues for Survivors

Rescuers will pick through the damage of otherwise thriving beach communities searching for survivors on Friday after Hurricane Michael, one of the most powerful storms in U.S. history, slammed into the Florida Panhandle, killing at least seven people. The storm tore entire neighborhoods apart, reducing homes and businesses to piles of wood and siding, damaging […]

Massive Power Outage Threatens Puerto Rico Recovery

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A colossal power outage has wiped out power to Puerto Rico’s capital San Juan. The cause of the huge issue is a primary transmission line failure according to Fernando Padilla, an official with the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority. Power generation was at over 40% of capacity yet plummeted to 18% on Wednesday. A majority […]

SOURCE LATINO: Donald Trump: We Can’t Help Puerto Rico Forever

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President Trump on Thursday warned that this administration’s response to hurricane-torn Puerto Rico cannot last “forever.” …We cannot keep FEMA, the Military & the First Responders, who have been amazing (under the most difficult circumstances) in P.R. forever! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 12, 2017 His tweet comes at a time when only about […]

Trump: Puerto Rico Has Thrown Our Budget A Little Out Of Whack

Donald Trump plunged into fresh controversy as he said Puerto Rico’s devastation by Hurricane Maria had “thrown our budget a little of whack”, and claimed officials should be “proud” that so few people had died, unlike in catastrophes such as Hurricane Katrina. As Mr Trump arrived in the American territory almost two weeks after the […]

Containers Full Of Goods Sit Undistributed At Ports In Puerto Rico

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Millions of people in Puerto Rico need fuel, water, food and medicine. More than a week after Hurricane Maria devastated the island, major infrastructure is still down. Stores have trouble filling their shelves. Families are running low on the supplies they stockpiled before the storm, and across the island, many residents say they haven’t seen […]

Michigan Governor To Provide Bottle Water After Declaring State Of Emergency

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Four days after Governor Rick Snyder declared a state of emeregency in Michigan for contaminated water in the city of Flint, the governor reached out for federal assistance, in which residents of the city will have bottled water readily available for them until their water crisis is under control. City officials had issued a statement […]