Students send relief supplies to Puerto Rico

Students send relief supplies to Puerto Rico

Students send relief supplies to Puerto Rico

I am incredibly proud to share that we are stepping up as a City to support them in their time of need.

"As far as the political noise, we filter that out, keep our heads down, and continue to make progress and push forward restoring essential functions for Puerto Rico", he said. But the people of Puerto Rico would beg to differ, as BuzzFeed News found out.

President Trump originally considered visiting the Virgin Islands but did not include a stop in the territory on his brief trip this week. "So don't tell me that I can't get gas from Venezuela, but the USA can sell CITGO in the United States of America", she continued. And we're going to have to wipe that out.

The letter came one day after President Donald Trump's cringeworthy visit to Puerto Rico on Tuesday.

Another section, which stated that 50 percent of Puerto Rico residents have access to drinking water, was removed as well.

US lawmakers pledged on Saturday to back Puerto Rico's recovery as Governor Ricardo Rossello prepares to request a multibillion dollar Congressional aid package to help rebuild from the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria.

However, the response from the USA government has so far been underwhelming.

06 de octubre de 2017, 16:37San Juan, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) The government of Puerto Rico finished the counting of the dead people associated to the destructive path of Hurricane Maria out to 36 victims in total Friday.

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) on Sunday expressed concern over the Trump administration's planned response to the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, while acknowledging the commitment and hard work being done by federal first responders.

The island's financial situation has gotten even worse after Hurricane Maria, as it faces an additional burden to pay for aid, rehabilitation, and recovery expenses.

"The people of Flint stand side-by-side with you and we commend you", the Flint mayor wrote.

Vice President Mike Pence visited the island on Friday in a bid to reassure those on the island that it will receive federal assistance.

Pence was being briefed inside a U.S. Virgin Islands Army National Guard hangar.

The island is now looking to Washington for help.

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