Trump spent as much time on Puerto Rico as it takes to play a round of golf - DeathRattleSports.com

President Donald Trump visited Puerto Rico on Tuesday, long after a Category 4 hurricane wrecked much of the U.S. territory. Critics have said the White House's response to Hurricane Maria has been anemic as Puerto Ricans try to survive without water ...

Like most Americans, Trump is ignorant of the truth about Puerto Rico - USAPP American Politics and Policy (blog)

In the past week, President Trump has been criticized for what has been seen by many as his slow response to the disaster in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria and for his comments about the costs of that disaster relief. Lorrin Thomas writes that ...

Destroyed bridge imperils Puerto Rican village cut off by hurricane - Reuters

An America flag is seen after Hurricane Maria hit San Lorenzo, Morovis, Puerto Rico, October 4, 2017. REUTERS/Alvin Baez. SAN LORENZO, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - In the Puerto Rican village of San Lorenzo, where Hurricane Maria destroyed the two-lane ...

Murphy: What NJ can still do to help Puerto Rico | Opinion - NJ.com (blog)

By Phil Murphy. On Sept. 20, Hurricane Maria barreled through Puerto Rico leaving apocalyptic destruction in its wake and decimating an infrastructure that was already crippled by years of economic decline. For almost two weeks, the resilient people of ...

SUNY to offer in-state tuition to students from Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands - Newsday

Stony Brook University will reduce tuition by about $10,000 a year for students from hurricane-impacted Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Photo Credit: Heather Walsh. advertisement | advertise on newsday. The State University of New York will ...

Fewer States Sent Help to Puerto Rico Than to Texas or Florida - Bloomberg

Fewer states sent assistance to Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria than sent help to Texas and Florida after similar hurricanes this year, new data shows. Twenty states have committed or sent help to Puerto Rico through the Emergency Management ...

US senators to visit Puerto Rico to survey damage, relief - ABC News

A bipartisan group of five senators will travel to Puerto Rico Saturday to survey damage from Hurricane Maria and monitor relief efforts. The hurricane has killed at least 34 people and most residents are still without electricity. Democratic lawmakers ...

PR Death Toll Rises, Gov. 'Serious' About Considering Elon Musk's Power Offer - NECN

President Donald Trump visited Puerto Rico on Oct. 3, with first lady Melania Trump. Trump met with local victims of Hurricane Maria and praised the work of Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló. (Published Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017). Puerto Rico's ...

Special Report: Puerto Ricans in Vieques Cope with Devastation & Fear Toxic Contamination from Maria - Democracy Now!

We end today's show where we began the week: in Puerto Rico. Doctors say the island's health system remains crippled two weeks after Hurricane Maria hit the island, leaving more than 90 percent of the island without electricity and half of its ...

Trump's administration deleted data on Puerto Rico's crisis from FEMA's website - Vox

The Trump administration has removed statistics from a federal website that revealed how dire the crisis in Puerto Rico remains in the wake of Hurricane Maria, according to a new report. As Jenna Johnson reports for the Washington Post, sometime ...

My uncle survived Hurricane Maria. Despair over its devastation killed him. - Washington Post

'Papi tiene muerte cerebral.” I don't know when my cousin originally sent the text, but it buzzed through to Connecticut from Puerto Rico's battered communications towers last Sunday at 6:27 a.m. My uncle was brain dead. “Hay que desconectarlo.”.

FEMA removes statistics about drinking water access, electricity in Puerto Rico from website - Chicago Tribune

A house in San Isidro is lit by a generator on Oct. 5, 2017, in a neighborhood without grid power or running water, about two weeks after Hurricane Maria swept through Puerto Rico. (Mario Tama / Getty Images). Jenna JohnsonWashington Post.

The cover-up begins: Trump admin caught deleting bad news about its Puerto Rico response - Shareblue Media

FEMA's website dropped updates on lack of power on the island to instead cheerlead the government's hurricane response. Trump having a "great day" in Puerto Rico. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In an apparent effort to dress up the United States' hurricane ...

Does Puerto Rico Have Power Now? FEMA Removed Water & Electricity Statistics From Its Website - Bustle

On Oct. 4, half of the residents in Puerto Rico had access to clean water and 5 percent of the island had electricity, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) website. By October 5, FEMA had removed statistics on Puerto Rico's water ...

Opinion: Puerto Rico, A Deal Not Even Trump Can Refuse - NBCNews.com

Last Tuesday evening, after President Trump left Puerto Rico, my brother called. “This is horrible. What are you hearing in the states?” he said. Because he is dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Maria's, his tone worried me. My brother, however ...

Trump wrong on Puerto Rico - Island Packet

San Juan Mayor Carmen Cruz pleaded eloquently for effective disaster aid, condemning inane bureaucracy and a lack of adequate planning. President Donald Trump calls it “fake news” and Democratic propaganda. Has Trump ever lied to you? She saw ...

Chicopee schools preparing for arrival of students from Puerto Rico, victims of Hurricane Maria - MassLive.com

CHICOPEE - The School Department is preparing for the possible arrival of students from Puerto Rico who are victims of Hurricane Maria, but no children have come yet. In response to a question about hurricane victims, Superintendent Richard W. Rege ...

The road to recovery for Puerto Rico - Axios

Puerto Rico is confronting extensive infrastructure failures and public health crises in the wake of Hurricane Maria, all while already facing a fiscal shortfall. The territory's government is $74 billion in debt and entered a form of bankruptcy in May ...

Fact Checking Trump's Statements About the Puerto Rico Hurricane - Fortune

President Donald Trump struck false notes in addressing Puerto Rico's crisis in recent days, exaggerating both the ferocity of a truly ferocious hurricane and the pace of recovery. He also seemed to raise false hope that the territory's staggering debt ...

President Trump has no idea what's happening in Puerto Rico - Washington Post

Extraordinary crises are the acid test of presidential leadership. As I learned while managing the Obama administration's response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa in 2014, a president's personal engagement is the indispensable variable in ensuring ...