A stunned Puerto Rico begins to dig out after Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Hits Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Hurricane Maria reduced homes to heaps of wood and cement in the oceanfront settlement of La Perla, where hundreds of people picked their way down the rocky hillsides strewn with debris Thursday to salvage what they could from the wreckage. At the foot of an ancient fort, just outside the walls…

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2 Responses to A stunned Puerto Rico begins to dig out after Hurricane Maria

  1. Imhotep September 22, 2017 at 12:01 pm #

    This will sound counter-intuitive a bit odd, but Irma was the best thing to happen to Puerto Rico since the US stole the country.
    Except for the deaths.

    PR is $90 billion dollars in debt and didn’t stand a snowballs chance in hell of ever removing the bankers boot from its neck.

    Then Irma hit.

    The federal money that will now flow into PR will more then payoff its debt and surely drive unemployment below 10% for the first time since 1992.

  2. Lless September 22, 2017 at 5:57 pm #

    I haven’t researched this recently, but I suspect the hedge funds will attempt to attach the relief funds.

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