Trump Wants to Cut Off Funds for Puerto Rico's Hurricane Recovery

According to a new report from Axios, President Trump is considering stopping federal aid to Puerto Rico for its recovery from Hurricane Maria. Trump apparently believes that the island is using the relief money to pay off their debt. This, obviously, isn’t real, unlike Trump’s power to cut off aid, which could harm…

Puerto Rico's Post-Maria Death Toll Could Be at Least 70 Times Higher Than the Official Count

When President Donald Trump visited Puerto Rico this past fall after Hurricane Maria, he insisted the island territory should feel proud to have not lost thousands of lives as compared to “a real catastrophe like [Hurricane] Katrina.” On Tuesday, however, a study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health…

The Silent Crisis Killing Puerto Ricans Months After Hurricane Maria

There’s a big, early-season storm blowing itself out in the Gulf of Mexico...There are over 700 known dead so far...That’s nature. Is it God? Most of the dead are the street poor who have nowhere to go and who don’t hear the warnings until it’s too late for their feet to take them to safety. Where’s safety for them…

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