Tag: Puerto Rico
“Let us be clear: Postponing the disbursement of this vital assistance any longer—in the face of the humanitarian needs of Puerto Rico—is simply shameful.”
“The people of Puerto Rico are foremost in our minds."
Over the past few weeks, Puerto Rico has seen a massive uprising that is estimated to have brought about one-third of the U.S. Commonwealth’s people to the...
“After decades of bombing exercises by our military resulted in severe harm to Vieques, we owe it to our fellow U.S. citizens on the island to clean up after ourselves in a safe, responsible way.”
Two photos speak volumes about the striking similarity between Hong Kong and Puerto Rico, one an island and peninsular former colony of...
"Millions of Americans are suffering and this disaster relief plan is urgently needed."
The gas industry and its allies in Congress hope to push LNG exports to the island’s electricity grid, ravaged from climate change-fueled natural disaster.
“We remain very concerned by reports that FEMA has awarded multi-million dollar contracts for hurricane-related aid to multiple unqualified companies.”
Last week, President Trump generated widespread criticism when he falsely claimed on Twitter that thousands of people did not die in the two storms, even as a Harvard study estimated the death toll may top 4,600.