Black People : Deployed Again: Destination Puerto Rico

Clyde C Coger Jr

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6 months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico pleads for help

DANICA COTO

Associated Press

COROZAL, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Maria shredded the electric poles in this plantain farming town high in the mountains of central Puerto Rico, leaving tens of thousands of people without power or running water. Desperate, residents of the town's Barrio Mana neighborhood asked federal officials for a generator to pump water from the well that supplies the neighborhood's 130 families.


https://www.yahoo.com/news/6-months-hurricane-maria-puerto-040808695.html

 

Clyde C Coger Jr

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Puerto Rico, still reeling from Hurricane Maria, faces major challenges

JOSHUA HOYOS
Good Morning America


Hurricane Maria killed countless Puerto Ricans, caused $100 billion in damages, and in the six months since it ripped through the U.S. commonwealth, caused its people to rethink their political status and relationship with the United States ...

https://www.yahoo.com/gma/puerto-rico-still-reeling-hurricane-maria-faces-major-173500839--abc-news-topstories.html

PHOTO: Power lines stand at an angle surrounded by vegetation that was torn down by Hurricane Maria in Barceloneta, Puerto Rico, Oct. 15, 2017. (Ramon Espinosa/AP, FILE)


 

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13 Stunning GIFs Show Puerto Rico's Road To Recovery


Chris McGonigal

HuffPost

... Agence France-Presse photojournalist Ricardo Aduengo recently returned to where he took some of his most striking post-hurricane shots to show how the island’s transformation is progressing. He captured once-flooded areas now beginning to be repaired, and shows major highways ripped apart by the storm now reopen to traffic.


https://www.yahoo.com/news/13-stunning-gifs-show-puerto-174432843.html

(Ricardo Aduengo/AFP/Getty Images)

 
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