Tag Archive: Hurricane Maria

Oct 12 2017

Puerto Rico: Americans Are Dying. Who’s In Charge Here?

It is over three weeks since category 5 Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico. The death toll has risen to 45, and 89% of the island is still without electricity. Drinkable water is a major issue with nearly 35% of the population without potable water and drinking water that is being obtained from hazardous waste sites. …

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Oct 06 2017

Firsts

Fifty First Dates Trump Style.

Oct 01 2017

Rant of the Week: Carmen Yulín Cruz – It’s About Saving Lives

Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz of San Juan, Puerto Rico has become the face and voice of the people who are suffering and dying in the aftermath of category 5 Hurricane Maria. After the slow response of the federal government, she has called attention to the obstacles of getting aid to remote parts of the island …

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Sep 26 2017

Does Trump Know Puerto Ricans Are Americans?

In an interviews with MSNBC host Chris Hayes and Sirius XM’s Zerlina Maxwell, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton questioned whether Donald Trump is aware that Puerto Rico is part of the United States and its residents are US citizens. “I’m not sure he knows that Puerto Ricans are American citizens,” Clinton told Sirius XM’s …

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