Декабря 14, 2017


'Hell to pay' over water, food deliveries, Puerto Rico governor warns

10 Октября 2017, 12:05 | Rufus Hill

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Lt. Anagelys Cruz of the Salvation Army will go to her native Puerto Rico to provide support to residents affected by Hurricane Maria

In a blistering public statement, a group of Puerto Rican intellectuals and activists said, "The world has found out in the past few days what our history has always stubbornly made visible to us". San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz has been one of Trump's most vocal critics, tweeting several times on Sunday, "Increasingly painful to undestand the american people want to help and US Gov does not want to help".

Begnaud, who has reported extensively on the local and federal response in the wake of the deadly hurricane, reports that US government and local officials say that water still needs to be boiled in Puerto Rico where there is water. Project Loon obtained consent agreements to use land mobile radio (LMR) radio spectrum in the 900 MHz band from existing carriers operating within Puerto Rico. BuzzFeed News visited four funeral homes in San Juan, two homes in Jayuya, and two homes in Utuado to obtain more information, and uncovered dozens more deaths than are being now counted by the USA territory's Department of Public Safety. While some hard copper wire phone systems apparently stayed up, for all intents and purposes, no one on the island could get word out, and we on the outside could not get word in.

It has been nearly three weeks since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, and people on the island are still in desperate need of supplies.

Some critics have argued that aid could have been preemptively sent to the area around Puerto Rico - that, in other words, the United States didn't need to wait until after the devastation to begin responding.

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Tesla is also working on efforts to help Puerto Rico, TechCrunch reported. Kaine will press the Administration to follow through on that commitment to additional, critical aid to Puerto Rico and will make the case to his colleagues in Congress to support it. States, on average, typically have 57 percent of Medicaid costs covered by the federal government, according to the report.

Three weeks after the storm hit, Puerto Rico still has a long road to recovery, having only 15 percent of electrical power restored and struggling to regain communication services.

Rural Americans were increasingly unhappy with Trump's handling of health care in March and April after he lobbied for a Republican plan to overhaul ObamaCare and cut coverage for millions of Americans. The store serves as a collection site for items to help Puerto Ricans. And earlier this year, USA lawmakers appropriated an additional $300 million for the island, according to the report.

The impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico lingers, and now after a recent visit to the island, five senators have a better idea on how to help. "But the local support disappears eventually, and that's when they need the extra support".

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