It’s part of a trial run for a larger post-disaster delivery system powered by drones.
Three weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, aid workers are still struggling to deliver supplies like water and medicine–and if bad roads, fuel shortages, and downed power lines have made it difficult to get anywhere on the island, some remote areas are still completely inaccessible.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Suffering itself after two major earthquakes last month, Mexico plans to send aid including water and electricity experts to Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory reeling from the devastation of Hurricane Maria.
Vieques is just eight miles off the eastern coast of Puerto Rico but that distance now feels far greater for residents who have no food, water and medical supplies more than after a week after Hurricane Maria slammed the island.
On “Late Night,” Mr. Meyers reminded the president that it’s been just three weeks since Hurricane Maria.
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 t...