Fierce Debate on Debt Relief for Puerto Rico - Executive Intelligence Review (EIR)

Fierce Debate on Debt Relief for Puerto RicoExecutive Intelligence Review (EIR)Oct. 6, 2017 (EIRNS)—In the aftermath of President Trump's statement earlier this week that Puerto Rico's huge $72 bn. debt should be written off, there have been several attempts to explain what he meant, or claim that he "didn't really mean it." In ...and more »

Google wants to restore cellular connectivity in Puerto Rico using balloons - DeathRattleSports.com

DeathRattleSports.comGoogle wants to restore cellular connectivity in Puerto Rico using balloonsDeathRattleSports.comA week after a tweet from engineers of Google's parent company Alphabet Inc indicating their plan to bring emergency connectivity to hurricane-battered Puerto Rico via internet-by-balloon “Project Loon”, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ...and more »

With relatives on mind, woman plans relief drive for Puerto Rico - Kankakee Daily Journal

Kankakee Daily JournalWith relatives on mind, woman plans relief drive for Puerto RicoKankakee Daily JournalRoberto Figueroa Caballero sits at his home destroyed by Hurricane Maria in La Perla neighborhood on the coast of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Thursday. Figueroa, who wanted to stay at home with his dog during the storm, said he was evicted by police and ...and more »

UGA groups host donation drives for Puerto Rico - Red and Black

Red and BlackUGA groups host donation drives for Puerto RicoRed and BlackFlooded area in Carolina, Puerto Rico, after the path of Hurricane Maria in the island. Courtesy Creative Commons, Sgt. Jose Ahiram Diaz-Ramos. The University of Georgia Relief for Puerto Rico, an initiative developed by students after Hurricane Maria, ...and more »

The Community Chlorine Maker could help Puerto Rico get clean water - Gears Of Biz

The Community Chlorine Maker could help Puerto Rico get clean waterGears Of BizHurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico on September 20, but more than two weeks later, more than 1.7 million of the island's residents reportedly remain without clean drinking water. But now, the community is getting some help from another ...and more »

Buy this t-shirt to show your Eagles love and help Puerto Rico - Billy Penn

Billy PennBuy this t-shirt to show your Eagles love and help Puerto RicoBilly PennTwo and a half weeks after Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, the island is still struggling. Fewer than 11 percent of power customers have service, and just under half have running water. Philly artist Maria Beddia wanted to help. After racking ...and more »

Google and Tesla have plans to help rebuild Puerto Rico - TechRadar

TechRadarGoogle and Tesla have plans to help rebuild Puerto RicoTechRadarAs Puerto Rico and its people continue to reel from the devastating effects of Hurricane Maria, two of the world's biggest tech companies have outlined plans for bringing power back to the Caribbean island and US territory. First up Google has just ...and more »

After Tesla promises power, Google to restore cellphone service in Puerto Rico with its balloons - Scroll.in

Scroll.inAfter Tesla promises power, Google to restore cellphone service in Puerto Rico with its balloonsScroll.inThe United States Federal Communications Commission said 83% of cell sites were out of service on the storm-hit island. by Scroll Staff. Published 2 hours ago. After Tesla promises power, Google to restore cellphone service in Puerto Rico with its ...and more »

“Aid Slow To Reach Puerto Rico”, Not So Fast - First State Update

“Aid Slow To Reach Puerto Rico”, Not So FastFirst State UpdateDover – Over the last few weeks some in the media have been focused on the political drama of rebuilding Puerto Rico, after Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated the US Territory. You might not know that the recovery was well underway with headlines ...and more »

Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) To Soon Deploy Cell Baloons In Puerto Rico - StockNews.com (blog)

Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) To Soon Deploy Cell Baloons In Puerto RicoStockNews.com (blog)GOOGL – Google's Loon balloon project is about to have a huge impact in hurricane-stricken Puerto Rico. Oct 7, 2017 | 8:45am | By StockNews.com Staff · Product News. Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has received approval from the FCC to fly its cellular ...and more »

Illinois ag nonprofit's Puerto Rico operation mostly intact - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Illinois ag nonprofit's Puerto Rico operation mostly intactChampaign/Urbana News-GazetteCHAMPAIGN — For five days, an Illinois nonprofit wasn't sure if part of its business in Puerto Rico had been wiped out by Hurricane Maria. The Illinois Crop Improvement Association, which tests and breeds seeds for seed companies, plant breeders and ...and more »

In Puerto Rico, Lives Depend on Volunteer Doctors and Diesel Generators - The Epoch Times

The Epoch TimesIn Puerto Rico, Lives Depend on Volunteer Doctors and Diesel GeneratorsThe Epoch TimesDoctors review prescriptions of patients in a elderly care facility in Orocovis, Puerto Rico on October 3, 2017. (Reuters/Robin Respaut). ShareTweetShareEmail · LINKEDIN · PINTEREST · REDDIT · TUMBLR · STUMBLEUPON · FEEDBACK. OROCOVIS ...and more »

Google Set To Fly Internet Balloons Over Puerto Rico To Restore Phone Service - LADbible

LADbibleGoogle Set To Fly Internet Balloons Over Puerto Rico To Restore Phone ServiceLADbibleGoogle is stepping into the crisis in Puerto Rico to help out with some cutting edge technology that will provide emergency phone reception. Google's parent company, Alphabet Inc, started Project Loon, which was designed to give internet connectivity ...and more »

Puerto Rico's 'Singing Newspapers' Tell A Story Of Resilience - DeathRattleSports.com

DeathRattleSports.comPuerto Rico's 'Singing Newspapers' Tell A Story Of ResilienceDeathRattleSports.comHector René “Tito” Matos (left), leads a celebratory plena musical bar hopping jam session along the trendy Calle Loiza neighborhood in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Angel Valentin for NPR. hide caption. Hector René “Tito” Matos (left), leads a celebratory ...and more »

Google to use balloons to give Puerto Rico cell service - Press TV

Press TVGoogle to use balloons to give Puerto Rico cell servicePress TVIn this photograph taken on June 16, 2013, visitors stand next to a high altitude WiFi internet hub, a Google Project Loon balloon, on display at the Airforce Museum in New Zealand. (By AFP). The US Federal Communications Commission said late on Friday ...and more »

Project Loon cleared to help restore wireless in Puerto Rico - DeathRattleSports.com

DeathRattleSports.comProject Loon cleared to help restore wireless in Puerto RicoDeathRattleSports.comProject Loon — the balloon delivered internet project that started life as part of Google and now calls Alphabet's X “innovation lab” home — has moved one step closer to becoming a part of the relief efforts in Puerto Rico. The FCC has issued an ...and more »

Puerto Rico's farmers face near total loss from Hurricane Maria - USA TODAY

USA TODAYPuerto Rico's farmers face near total loss from Hurricane MariaUSA TODAYGUAYANILLA, Puerto Rico — José Roig, 56, tried to stay positive as he surveyed his 150-acre coffee plantation clinging to the steep, storm-scoured hillsides near Puerto Rico's southern coast. Hurricane Maria's winds of more than 150 mph ripped away ...and more »

Essential Supplies and Emotional Support for the Children of Puerto Rico - ReliefWeb

Essential Supplies and Emotional Support for the Children of Puerto RicoReliefWebFAIRFIELD, Conn. (October 6, 2017) — Millions of Americans in Puerto Rico, including nearly 700,000 children, continue to face the aftereffects of Hurricane Maria. More than two weeks after the hurricane hit the island, electricity, fuel, and clean ...and more »

Google Brings Cellular Service to Puerto Rico Using Balloons - Asharq Al-awsat English

Asharq Al-awsat EnglishGoogle Brings Cellular Service to Puerto Rico Using BalloonsAsharq Al-awsat EnglishFILE PHOTO - The Google logo is pictured atop an office building in Irvine, California, U.S. August 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Picture. Saudi-Russian Military Deals including Air Defense, Anti-Tank Missiles - Some Haven't Learned from the October ...and more »

Puerto Rico being failed by leader unfit for office - Las Vegas Sun

Puerto Rico being failed by leader unfit for officeLas Vegas SunIn the frustrated anguish of Puerto Rico, we can see the real-world consequences of Donald Trump's flagrant incompetence. A little more than eight months ago, the United States inaugurated one of its worst people as president, a nasty showbiz huckster ...and more »