POURING WATER ON A DROWNING ISLAND
GOP’s Tax Bill Could Destroy Puerto Rico’s Economy
Company Hired to Fix Puerto Rico Has Barely Done Any Work
Whitefish Energy got a $300 million contract from the administration, despite doing less than $2 million in federal work until now.
$300M Puerto Rico Recovery Contract Linked to Trump Donor
A tiny utility company linked to a prominent Trump campaign donor has been awarded the massive contract to help rebuild the crippled island.
HEROES AND HEROINES
It’s Up to Nurses Left to Feed Starving Puerto Ricans
Barely half of the island has drinkable water, leaving volunteers from the mainland to provide the basic necessities of life while the federal government lags behind.
Thousands of Pets Left Behind in Puerto Rico
Animals larger than 20 pounds aren’t being allowed on planes, forcing families to choose between their two- and four-legged loved ones. Meanwhile, shelters are overflowing.
Rep. Nydia Velazquez: Puerto Rico Could Be ‘Another Flint’
The New York congresswoman shared serious concerns with the lack of federal aid Puerto Rico has received.
NYC Firefighters Clear Way for Rebuilding in Puerto Rico
On the day the department honored its fallen members, their spirit was with the 28 firefighters who cleared the way with their hands, and then machetes.
Washington and Wall Street Broke Puerto Rico
The island is a colony by another name, denied basic rights afforded to states and preyed upon by bankers. Hurricane Maria was a 100-year disaster in the making.