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Aid making its way to Puerto Rico

07 Octubre 2017, 08:51 | Fidele Alvizo



Puerto Rican leaders, community allies and Ald.

The company will "closely assess the details of the chairman's proposal as we continue with the recovery and restoration of our network and facilities", it said.

The Student Assembly President, Mark Cohen, also a trustee and represents all 600,000 students in the SUNY system, says an overwhelming number of students approached him eager to find more ways to help those devastated by the hurricanes. It's remote and hard to reach by aid workers.

Schoolchildren have nowhere to go in these mountains, where the nights are pitch black, the days are spent trekking long distances down the mountain for food or gas, and bathing happens in mountain spring water. As a professional in the field of environmental science and with childhood experiences in Boy Scouts, Heredia knew the water filters would be useful.

"They're alive, but their houses are really messed up", he added.

Promising to help, Pence said the administration would "work every part of it and help Puerto Rico recover".

"I think he is more comfortable being in the dividing role".

The devastation inflicted across Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands has created need in nearly every area of daily life. Her mom, husband and brother are still on the island. These passengers are being provided complimentary seats as part of United's ongoing humanitarian relief efforts in Puerto Rico. "I asked her, 'Hey do you have an address?"

"In a goodwill effort to help and support the families of Puerto Rico, whose lives have been affected due to the devastating effects of Hurricane Maria, we have joined forces to organize a benefit in Belleville", says a flier circulating within the township. "I can not fathom the thought that the greatest nation in the world can not figure out the logistics for a small island of 100 miles by 35 miles. you are killing us with the inefficiency and bureaucracy".

Trump's visit on Tuesday has been widely panned for its insensitivity.

"What we want to do is open up schools so people have a place to get help", said Julia Keleher, Puerto Rico's education secretary.

There are calls for Puerto Rico's debt to be forgiven in the wake hurricane Maria.

The 71-year-old commander in chief was in Gauynabo, Puerto Rico, visiting hurricane survivors at a church when the moment was captured on camera.

Critics said the removal of statistics citing how many Puerto Ricans were still struggling to cover their basic needs was an attempt by the Trump administration to cover up the slow pace of recovery - as of Wednesday just 5 percent of residents had electricity.

"What we're trying to get done is we're trying to get this sent over there", said Wilson.

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