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Five Months After Maria, San Juan Mayor Decries 'Disaster Capitalism' & Privatization in Puerto Rico

25% of the island is without power, and the Trump administration does nothing. As this week marks five months since Hurricane Maria battered the island of Puerto Rico, more than a quarter of the island remains without power, marking the longest blackout in U.S. Show More Summary

Another Massive Blackout Struck Puerto Rico Last Night

Authored by Daisy Luther via The Organic Prepper blog, Last night, an explosion at a San Juan power plant regressed Puerto Rico’s efforts to restore power to the island five months after Hurricane Maria struck a massive blow. Much of...Show More Summary

Explosion At Power Station Plunges Northern Part Of Puerto Rico Into Darkness

A power station caught fire and exploded in Puerto Rico on Sunday, causing blackouts in the city of San Juan and the northern part of the island, authorities said.

Power station blast plunges Puerto Rico into darkness

Most of San Juan and a strip of northern Puerto Rico municipalities were plunged into darkness Sunday night after an explosion at a power station, five months after two hurricanes destroyed the island's electricity network. The state...Show More Summary

How a Team of New York City Inspectors Helped Puerto Rico After Maria

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Almost 300 city workers have been deployed to the island since the hurricane, including a team of inspectors that helped San Juan map damages to thousands of buildings.

San Juan Mayor calls Trump the ‘Disaster-In-Chief’

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

It’s been over three months since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, and roughly 30% of the island is still without power. Read more...

Puerto Rico mayor tears into Trump 100 days after hurricane, as half of island still remains without power

3 months agoNews : The Newsroom

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz has again criticised Donald Trump for his response to Hurricane Maria, 100 days after the storm devastated the American island territory. Ms Yulin Cruz, the mayor of Puerto Rico’s capital city, claimed Mr Trump was “disrespectful” to the people of Puerto Rico and the other Americans who came to their aid. Show More Summary

3+ months after Maria, barely half of Puerto Rico has power

3 months agoNews : The Lookout

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico authorities said Friday that nearly half of power customers in the U.S. territory still lack electricity more than three months after Hurricane Maria, sparking outrage among islanders who accuse the government of mismanaging its response to the Category 4 storm.

Puerto Rico Crisis Lingers as Trump Moves On

3 months agoNews : The Lookout

Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz of San Juan, Puerto Rico, talks about the challenges the island is still dealing with months after catastrophic hurricanes, problems made worse by the Trump administration's bungling of the response and the new Republican tax law

Puerto Rico crisis lingers as Trump administration moves on

Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz of San Juan, Puerto Rico, talks with Joy Reid about the challenges the island is still dealing with months after catastrophic...

Puerto Rico fears economic downturn from new tax overhaul

3 months agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The sweeping federal tax rewrite approved Wednesday outraged officials in Puerto Rico, who said it threatens to crush the backbone of the island's economy at a time when they need substantial help recovering from Hurricane Maria.

2 top US officials pledge more help for Puerto Rico

3 months agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Two U.S. Cabinet secretaries visited Puerto Rico on Tuesday and promised to speed up recovery efforts and increase federal assistance for an island struggling nearly three months after Hurricane Maria.

Tax bill could undermine Puerto Rico's recovery, governor says

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello on Tuesday urged the U.S. Congress to address issues in the Republican tax bill that he said would harm the island's economy, which is already reeling from the devastation of Hurricane Maria and years of financial hardships.

Nothing but air and fragrance

3 months agoBeauty / Perfume : Now Smell This

The novel promotion featured cans of Wild Banana Orchid from Grand Cayman, Puerto Rican Coffee from San Juan, Sugarcane Rum from St. Kitts and Island Coconut from Cozumel. The aluminum cans contained nothing but air and fragrance, but could be "popped" like a traditional soft drink. — A Carnival Cruise Line campaign in a New […]

Carmen Yulín Cruz Praises Americans’ Big Hearts, Warns Trump’s Tax Plan Will Hurt Puerto Rico on The Late Show

4 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

It's been just over two months since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, and the island is still undergoing a massive recovery effort. San Juan mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, who's become a popular spokesperson for the island as she'sShow More Summary

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz talks Puerto Rico's recovery with Stephen Colbert

About 50 percent of Puerto Rico still does not have power and the rest of the island still has unstable electricity according to San Juan's Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, who described the post-Hurricane Maria landscape leaving the island in a "touch and go situation still."  Cruz stopped by the studio to share what has been happening in the U.S. Show More Summary

The Mayor of San Juan Isn’t Finished With Donald Trump: “Power Does Not Make You a Good Person”

Ten days after Hurricane María ripped through Puerto Rico—lashing the island with 155-mile-per-hour winds and pounding rain that knocked out the entire power grid and destroyed nearly half a million homes—President Donald Trump went after the mayor of the island’s capitol city.  “The Mayor of San Juan, who was very complimentary only a few days ago, […]

The Aproximada in Eastsound, Washington

About six miles from any viable boat launch, on the largest of the San Juan Islands, an 80-foot boat rests under the shade of the Pacific Northwest’s towering Douglas firs. The three-masted barkentine vessel, which is sea-worthy according...Show More Summary

Take a small-ship cruise to Washington state's tulip festival next spring

If facing winter makes you dream of spring, check out American Cruise Lines’ Tulip Festival cruises next April that will explore Washington state’s Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands. The weeklong cruises visit the annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival in Anacortes, Wash., where hundreds of acres...

San Juan back in the dark after major power line failure

4 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Weeks after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, 80% of the island was abruptly left without power.

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