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A year later, Puerto Rico admits Hurricane Maria death toll 20 times higher than original count | LIBERAL.GUIDE

Puerto Rico’s government has acknowledged that the death toll from Hurricane Maria was likely more than 20 times higher than the statistic long given by officials. The admission comes almost a year after the storm devastated the island in September 2017. A report posted online by Puerto Rico’s government places the death toll from Maria at upwards of 1,427 people. That reflects a giant leap from…

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A year later, Puerto Rico admits Hurricane Maria death toll 20 times higher than original count | LIBERAL.GUIDE


Hundreds of Puerto Ricans who fled Hurricane Maria to lose U.S. housing assistance | LIBERAL.GUIDE

Nearly 1,800 Puerto Ricans displaced after Hurricane Maria will be forced this week to move from the motels they have called home for 10 months, either taking a one-way ticket back to the island or finding housing of their own on the US mainland. Hurricane survivors were granted a reprieve Saturday night when a federal judge stayed their departures until at least Tuesday. LatinoJustice PRLDEF, a…

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Hundreds of Puerto Ricans who fled Hurricane Maria to lose U.S. housing assistance | LIBERAL.GUIDE


As Puerto Ricans’ numbers grow in Florida, Hurricane Maria becomes pivotal campaign issue | LIBERAL.GUIDE

Puerto Ricans hit by Hurricane Maria often complained that they were not treated by the Trump administration like full-fledged US citizens. Now thousands have relocated to Florida after fleeing the devastating storm and are preparing to flex their political clout at the ballot box this November. Puerto Ricans who leave the island are eligible to vote as soon as they establish residency on the US…

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As Puerto Ricans’ numbers grow in Florida, Hurricane Maria becomes pivotal campaign issue | LIBERAL.GUIDE


DFN: Guajataca Dam overflight, PUERTO RICO, 04.24.2018 | WARFAREWEB.COM

Defense Flash News: Guajataca Dam overflight PUERTO RICO 04.24.2018 Video by Dave Palmer U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District Overflight video of Guajataca Dam April 24. Due to heavy rainfall during Hurricane Maria, Guajataca Lake surged full and overwhelmed the spillway, requiring a joint effort to conduct emergency repairs. The emergency stabilization work at the dam was a unified…

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DFN: Guajataca Dam overflight, PUERTO RICO, 04.24.2018 | WARFAREWEB.COM


Inside New York’s 700-Member “Millennials-Only” Sex Club

Daniel Saynt, a Puerto Rican bisexual ex-Jehovah’s Witness who changed his name and opened up 700-member NYC “Millennials only” sex club “NSFW” (New Society for Wellness), has a few rules for those seeking to get their group-sex on. You have to be hot You have to be young You have to be interesting and active on social media Saynt has to be able to imagine himself…

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Inside New York’s 700-Member “Millennials-Only” Sex Club


Puerto Rico’s federal prison allegedly abused, tortured inmates after Hurricane Maria | LIBERAL.GUIDE

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO — Like much of Puerto Rico, the island’s only federal detention center ­— the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) in Guaynabo — lost running water and electricity when Hurricane Maria devastated the island last September. But it was the prison’s response to the disaster and its treatment of prisoners that one inmate and his lawyer are claiming was both unconscionable and a…

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Puerto Rico’s federal prison allegedly abused, tortured inmates after Hurricane Maria | LIBERAL.GUIDE


San Juan mayor warns of the ‘disaster economics’ devastating Puerto Rico | LIBERAL.GUIDE

To hear Carmen Yulín Cruz tell it, Puerto Rico was hit by two disasters last year. First, there was the devastation from Hurricane Maria, which crashed ashore last September as a category four storm, killing more than 1,000 people in the weeks after making landfall. In the wake of the storm, Cruz — mayor of the capital city San Juan — became a fixture on televisions around the world, wearing a…

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San Juan mayor warns of the ‘disaster economics’ devastating Puerto Rico | LIBERAL.GUIDE


What the return of Major League Baseball means to Puerto Rico

It’s been a hellish seven months for Puerto Rico. After Hurricane Maria ravaged the island last year, residents have endured months without basic services such as electricity and potable water. A woefully mismanaged recovery effort brought one outrage after another, and fostered the feeling that Puerto Ricans were viewed as “second-class citizens,” in the words of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló. Today…

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What the return of Major League Baseball means to Puerto Rico


Trump silent as Puerto Rico hit with island-wide blackout | LIBERAL.GUIDE

As workers were getting close to fully restoring power to Puerto Rico, seven months after Hurricane Maria made landfall, the area was hit with another island-wide blackout. The massive blackout on Wednesday came less than a week after a tree fell on a power line, knocking out power to 840,000 residents on the island. According to reports, it could take up to 24 to 36 hours to bring power back…

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Massive power outage hits Puerto Rico as post-hurricane grid repair efforts near completion | LIBERAL.GUIDE

A major power outage hit Puerto Rico on Thursday, a day after federal officials told lawmakers in Washington that efforts to restore electricity to residents of the island are nearing completion. The Puerto Rican-owned electric utility said about 870,000 people across the island were without power on Thursday after a tree fell on a major transmission line that provides power to San Juan, Puerto…

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Massive power outage hits Puerto Rico as post-hurricane grid repair efforts near completion | LIBERAL.GUIDE