A journey through a land of extreme poverty: welcome to America

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The UNs Philip Alston is an expert on hardship and he wants to know why 41 m Americans are living in privation. The Guardian participated him on a special two-week assignment into the dark center of the worlds richest nation Los Angeles, California, 5 December ” You got a preference to procreate, person. You could […]

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Puerto Rico: urgently needed tarps delayed by failed $30m Fema contract

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Fema paid a newly created Florida company for tarps to help the thousands of beings left homeless after Hurricane Maria, but the company couldnt deliver After Hurricane Maria marred dozens of thousands of residences in Puerto Rico, a newly founded Florida company with an unproven account triumphed more than $30 m in contracts from the […]

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Whitefish Halts Puerto Rico Work Early Over $83 Million Bill

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The company that arrived and then lost a $300 million , no-bid contract to rebuild Puerto Rico’s storm-ravaged grid says it’s halting its creation early because the commonwealth’s practicality hasn’t paid it $83 million it’s owed. Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority. “Today we had to stand down our crews, ” Techmanski said in a phone […]

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Six weeks after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Ricans still waiting for help from Fema

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Federal agency still hobbled by deficiency of electricity and reliable cell and internet services stopping Puerto Ricans from coming the help they desperately need Online aid forms that can’t be filled out because there’s no internet. Follow-up announces missed because cellphones can’t get a signal. Federal officials who can’t speak Spanish and leave genealogies waiting […]

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Survival Mode Defines Puerto Rico One Month After Maria

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A month after Hurricane Maria leaving for the mainland. At the current stage in the retrieval from the Category 4 commotion, countless find the current state of the U.S. commonwealth — home to some 3.4 million American citizens — unthinkable. ” I just haven’t seen different situations where people don’t have access to basic services […]

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New York Fed President Sent Puerto Rico a Jet Filled With Cash

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Less than a week into the big blackout that followed For a fib on Puerto Rico’s post-storm money economy, click here .~ ATAGEND Nine of ten Puerto Ricans are still without superpower, half small island developing has no clean drinking water, schools are closed, there’s a government-mandated curfew — and businesses everywhere are trying to […]

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No U.S. Bailout for Puerto Rican Debt, Trumps Budget Chief Says

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President Donald Trump’s budget chief said not to take literally the president’s suggestion that Puerto Rico’s debt would be ” wiped out ,” even as the territory’s attachments submerge to a record low on Wednesday: 32 pennies on the dollar. “I think what you heard the president say is that Puerto Rico is going to […]

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Trump Says Puerto Rico Has Thrown the Budget Out of Whack

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President Donald Trump made measure of the pervasive shatter in Puerto Rico roughly two weeks after Hurricane Maria, showing concern about an influence on the federal budget as his government finalise a $29 billion trouble facilitate entreaty covering a series of major storms. Trump paid a four-and-a-half-hour inspect to the island Tuesday, responding local officials […]

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Hurricane Maria pushes Puerto Rico’s struggling hospitals to crisis point

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The health infrastructure was already in crisis before Hurricane Maria now a majority of small island developing 69 infirmaries are without energy or oil for generators Since Puerto Rico has been divested naked: in much of the island all that remains upholding are concrete designs and trees flayed to the bark. Streets are hushed but […]

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