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President Trump Blames ‘Old Age’ for Rise in Hurricane Maria Deaths

Fat Joe said Donald Trump was delusional in his assessment of Hurricane Maria and he may be right. Reports over the last week reveal the number that died in Puerto Rico was extremely larger than previously believed. How does Trump account for the amounts of deaths rising? Old age. The President returned to his favorite […]

SOURCE LATINO: Puerto Rico Increases Hurricane Maria Death Toll to 2,975

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Officials in Puerto Rico now say 2,975 people died following Hurricane Maria – a devastating storm that struck the US island territory in September 2017. The revised death toll is nearly 50 times the previous estimate of 64. Governor Ricardo Rossello “accepted” the findings in a long-awaited independent investigation. The mayor of the capital, San […]

Puerto Rican Government Claims 1,400 Lives Were Lost as Result of Hurricane Maria

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Puerto Rico has continued to deal with the effects from a hurricane that happened last fall. Hurricane Maria devastated the island causing mass flooding, destruction of power grids and many deaths which new reports reveal are up significantly than the previously stated number. Puerto Rican officials on the island have determined that 1,427 deaths in […]

Puerto Ricans Celebrate Their Heritage but Problems Still Plague the Homeland

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The Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City is ordinarily a happy occasion with music, food, floats, marching bands, dancers, all coming together to show pride and celebrate the culture that is Puerto Rico. This year was no different with thousands lined up on 5th Avenue in the heart of Manhattan watching the marchers, […]

SOURCE LATINO: Puerto Rico Hit With Island-Wide Blackout

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Puerto Rico, suffering from an unstable power grid since Hurricane Maria, has been hit by an island-wide power outage, the Associated Press has reported, suffering unstable power grid following hurricane on Wednesday. The hurricane inflicted widespread damage to homes and infrastructure when it hit Puerto Rico in September, including wiping out power across the Caribbean […]

Akon Was Denied Contract to Restore Power to Puerto Rico

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TMZ caught up with singer and humanitarian, Akon on Saturday to ask him about the recovery situation in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. In 2015, Akon became the center of attention for his work in Africa with his Akon Lighting Africa venture. To date, Akon has brought electricity to millions of homes in Africa with […]

Half Of Puerto Rico’s Electricity Customers Still Lack Power

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Almost half of the electricity customers in Puerto Rico lack power, according to officials on the island, 100 days after Hurricane Maria hit the island. Government officials on the island told The Associated Press on Friday that only 55 percent of Puerto Rico’s 1.5 million electricity customers have power. Before Friday, the only official figures […]

Lin-Manuel Miranda Returns To Hamilton! About To Storm P.R. In 2018

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History tells us that a massive storm in 1772 brought Alexander Hamilton to the mainland… and so it is only right that an equally destructive storm almost 250 years later brings the man that made the country’s first Secretary of Treasury a rock star back to the Caribbean. Actor, writer and producer Lin-Manuel Miranda and […]

Puerto Rico Mayor: US Response to Hurricane Deserves ‘a 10’ Out of 100

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Carmen Yulin Cruz, the mayor of the Puerto Rican capital San Juan, had something to say about Donald Trump’s boasting that his administration deserved a grade of 10/10 for his handling of the crisis. “If it’s a 10 out of a scale of 100, of course,” she said to CNN. “It’s still a failing grade.” A month […]

Puerto Ricans Are Drinking Water From Hazardous Waste Sites

Puerto Ricans Are Drinking Water From Hazardous Waste Sites

Puerto Rico is still devastated by Hurricane Maria three weeks later. News reports revealed that the victims were given water from potentially contaminated sites. According to workers with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Puerto Rican water utility workers were seen distributing water that they got from the Dorado groundwater contamination site, an area that was designated as […]

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 […]

Donald Trump’s Visit to Puerto Rico Was Very Interesting

Donald Trump's Visit to Puerto Rico Was Very Interesting

As promised, Donald Trump visited Puerto Rico and it was interesting to say the least. Donald told the U.S. citizens of Puerto Rico that they “should be very proud” that only an estimated 16 people died in contrast to the hundreds of people that died in “a real catastrophe like Katrina.” “Every death is a horror,” Trump […]

Trump Is Walking the Streets of Puerto Rico Right Now

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President Trump is currently meeting with victims of Hurricane Maria and speaking face to face with residents of the devastated island. The leader is joined by Governor Ricardo Rossello and first lady Melania Trump. “Your governor and your mayor have done a real fantastic job,” Trump told a man whose home had been devastated.   […]