hurricanemaria

  • FEMA under fire for planning to cut of supplies to Puerto Rico

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency said Wednesday that it is not cutting off food and water supplies to Puerto Rico at this time, despite reports that it intended to do so. FEMA’s reported cutoff plans drew criticism Tuesday from members of Congress and the mayor of the island’s largest...
  • San Juan Mayor has a few words for ‘disaster-in-chief’ Trump…100 day mark and no power

    San Juan Mayor Carmen Yul n Cruz slammed President Trump’s response to Hurricane Maria as Puerto Rico reached the 100-day mark since the hurricane. Cruz told ABC News that Trump was “disrespectful” to the island’s U.S. citizens in his approach to the disaster and recovery process. “He was disrespectful to the Puerto...
  • Bill Clinton helps to distribute supplies in Puerto Rico

    Former President Clinton arrived Monday in Puerto Rico to help distribute supplies and meet with residents as the island recovers from Hurricane Maria. Clinton brought with him medical supplies and solar energy equipment donated by the Clinton Foundation, which has already shipped 76 tons of medicine and medical equipment...
  • Puerto Rico needs HELP!!!

    Puerto Rico has suffered such extensive devastation from Hurricane Maria that its recovery will fail unless the island gets more U.S. help. That’s the word from Natalie Jaresko, executive director of a federal control board that oversees Puerto Rico’s finances. Jaresko tells Congress that the U.S. territory needs emergency...
  • Puerto Rican Government: 911 People Died After Maria Due to “Natural Causes”

    Officials admitted to approving the cremation of over 900 bodies after Hurricane Maria struck the island in late September. On Friday, Puerto Rican government officials admitted to approving the cremation of over 900 bodies after Hurricane Maria struck the island in late September according to BuzzFeed News. Puerto Rico’s...
  • Dogs rescued from Puerto Rico up for adoption in Atlanta!

    ATLANTA – Several dogs are in need of forever homes after being rescued from Puerto Rico and flown to Atlanta during Hurricane Maria. The Atlanta Humane Society (AHS) told FOX 5 News about nine pups from Puerto Rico are currently up for adoption, including an adorable 3-month-old mixed breed...
  • Doomsday prepper’s 15K pounds of food feeding starving families in Puerto Rico

    By Rebecca Everett | For NJ.com MEDFORD — A month ago, Joseph Badame, 74, was gloomily preparing for an estate sale where he expected to part with much of his life’s work: a foreclosed-on doomsday compound filled with the facilities, equipment and supplies for 100 people to survive a...
  • Hurricane Maria victims in Puerto Rico looking for help to leave island..Looking beyond gov’t

    Friday marks one month since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico. President Trump rated his administration’s response to the crisis 10 out of 10 and gave his “blessing” to lawmakers to help build a new power station on the island, but the situation is still dire for many Puerto Ricans....
  • San Juan pastor serves meals, shares gospel after Maria

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (BP)—Hungry and thirsty two weeks after Hurricane Maria decimated Puerto Rico, a teenaged girl approached as Southern Baptist church planter Johnny Baez was serving beans, rice and filtered water. “I’m hungry, and I don’t have nothing at home,” she told Baez. “And I just start...