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Trump Lobs Praise, and Paper Towels, to Puerto Rico Storm Victims - New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump ventured on Tuesday to a storm-ravaged American island territory where residents have felt neglected by their government, telling Puerto Rican officials that they should be proud that only 16 people were known to have ...and more »

Could Hurricane Maria Force a Change in Puerto Rico's Relationship to the US? - Americas Quarterly

Hurricane Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico, was the third major storm to hit the U.S. in a month. It followed fast in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, which concentrated their damage on Florida and Texas. Their quick succession ...and more »

Why Puerto Rico will be without power for months - Vox

In the wake of hurricanes Maria and Irma, 95 percent of Puerto Rico's electric grid is down. A public health crisis is underway, and the 3.4 million US citizens living on the island need federal assistance. But the road to recovery is long, due in part ...and more »

Trump hails 'incredible' response in 'lovely' trip to storm-torn Puerto Rico - Washington Post

President Trump arrived in Puerto Rico on Tuesday as the territory struggled to recover from Hurricane Maria, which has left nearly all the island without power and most residents without water nearly two weeks later. But Trump's focus was on the ...and more »

Aid in Puerto Rico isn't getting out of San Juan - Washington Post

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — My pregnant wife and I stood in line for two hours outside our neighborhood grocery store over the weekend. Once inside, we found that most essential products were scarce, and we were limited in the number we could buy of each ...and more »

What's Happening With the Relief Effort in Puerto Rico? - The Atlantic

What is happening in Puerto Rico? Since the storm made landfall on September 20, Hurricane Maria has wreaked havoc on the island, causing a level of widespread destruction and disorganization paralleled by few storms in American history. Almost two ...and more »

Trump's Puerto Rico event was way worse than his tweets - CNN

(CNN) President Donald Trump faced a major test on Tuesday as he traveled to storm-ravaged Puerto Rico: Show the American citizens struggling for survival on the island that he understood their plight, sympathized with them and was doing everything in ...and more »

Puerto Rico: Trump appears to complain about cost of relief effort - The Guardian

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What the Hurricane Maria migration will do to Puerto Rico — and the US - Vox

Hurricane Maria has absolutely devastated Puerto Rico. Two weeks after the storm made landfall, the vast majority of the territory lacks power, and most households don't have running water. The death toll is officially at 34 but could potentially reach ...and more »

A tale of two Puerto Ricos: What Trump saw — and what he didn't - Washington Post

CAGUAS, PUERTO RICO — The Puerto Rico that President Trump saw during his four-hour visit on Tuesday afternoon was that of Angel Pérez Otero, the mayor of Guaynabo, a wealthy San Juan suburb known for its amenity-driven gated communities that ...and more »