More than two months after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, Jorge Ramos sat down with San Juan’s mayor, Carmen Yulín Cruz, to talk to her about how the island is healing. Ramos asked her about the infamous moment when Donald Trump visited Puerto Rico and tossed rolls of paper towels into a crowd.
More than two months after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, the small island is still in a state of crisis, with scores of residents still without electricity or shelter. And while the Trump administration has continuously failed to address Puerto Rico’s serious condition, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz has…
On Monday, The Washington Post reported that Whitefish Energy, a tiny Montana-based company with clear connections to the Trump administration, had secured a $300 million contract to restore Puerto Rico’s electricity.
In a desperate dispatch from Puerto Rico on Thursday, where less than 20% of the population has electricity and the death toll continues to rise three weeks after Hurricane Maria, the mayor of San Juan sent an exceedingly clear message about how dire the situation has become.