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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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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


Army Committed to Restoring Puerto Rico’s Power

Six months after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers remains committed to safely and urgently restoring reliable power and returning normalcy to the island as quickly as possible. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Army Committed to Restoring Puerto Rico’s Power

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DFN: Coast Guard Shore-Based UAS Program, AGUADILLA, PUERTO RICO, 02.01.2018

Defense Flash News: Coast Guard Shore-Based UAS Program AGUADILLA, PUERTO RICO 02.01.2018 Video by Ron Przysucha Defense TV The Coast Guard is performing “proof of concept” deployment to Aguadilla, PR to test the feasibility of a shore-based, medium range, unmanned aircraft system (UAS). TAGS,UAS,coast guard SUBSCRIBE ME PLEASE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAlZ-9e75wau2hY_wWFliNA…

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The federal background check system is a disaster — so states are joining forces to build their own

Massachusetts and Puerto Rico are joining four northeastern states in the “States for Gun Safety” coalition, which expands on the federal background check system by creating a multi-state gun database, Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (D) told ThinkProgress on Sunday. Delaware is interested in joining, but hasn’t yet officially. The governor has also reached out to governors in Maryland, Virginia, and…

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Rebuilding Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

After Hurricane Maria destroyed the power grid in Puerto Rico, nonprofits like NetHope have helped rebuild network connectivity. … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Rebuilding Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria http://newsroom.cisco.com/images/mobile_newsAtCisco.png

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