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Puerto Rico pays taxes. The US is obligated to help it just as much as Texas and Florida. - Vox

When a president visits a disaster zone, three things normally happen: He thanks emergency responders for their work, offers words of comfort to victims, and promises to commit all federal resources available. When Trump visited Puerto Rico Tuesday ...and more »

These photos show Trump tossing paper towels to Puerto Rico victims like they're basketballs - Deseret News

President Donald Trump tosses paper towels into a crowd as he hands out supplies at Calvary Chapel, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. Trump is in Puerto Rico to survey hurricane damage. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump's ...and more »

With little food, water or power, Puerto Rico residents say 'no one has come' to help - ABC News

In a 13-story apartment building just 15 minutes from the airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Lisbeth Vasquez Delgado is caring for her parents and their neighbors the best way she knows how. Interested in Hurricanes? Add Hurricanes as an interest to ...and more »

Trump attacks San Juan mayor over hurricane response - CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump launched an attack on San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz on Saturday for criticizing the White House's hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico, accusing her of "poor leadership" and suggesting that the island's ...and more »

A $15 billion hedge fund is going to 'take a look' at buying crushed Puerto Rico bonds - CNBC

Highland Capital co-founder Mark Okada told CNBC that he's happy to have avoided an investment in Puerto Rico — but now he may take a look. Puerto Rican bonds took a huge hit on Wednesday following President Donald Trump's comments on the island's ...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 »

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

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. 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 ...and more »

Puerto Rico's Hospitals Still in Triage Mode, 2 Weeks After Maria -

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Two weeks after Hurricane Maria ravaged this island, doctors and nurses are still in nonstop triage, working furiously to save lives and ease pain while struggling to contend with power outages, hospital evacuations, dwindling ...and more »

Trump to meet hurricane victims, responders in Puerto Rico - The Weather Network

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 12:57 PM - President Donald Trump arrived in Puerto Rico on Tuesday to view the havoc wreaked by Hurricane Maria and meet residents, many of whom are frustrated and resentful that they are still struggling with basic ...and more »

'Close to genocide': San Juan mayor's dire appeal to US for Puerto Rico relief - The Guardian

Carmen Yulín Cruz makes direct call to Donald Trump: 'I am begging you to take charge and save lives. Enough is enough'. Mayor's harrowing plea to Trump – read the full transcript · Amanda Holpuch in San Juan and Lauren Gambino in Washington. Fri 29 ...and more »