Hundreds of homes - most with wooden or zinc roofs - were left uninhabitable in Jajuya, home to around 16,500 people, while relief supplies to some remote areas are being delivered on foot following the destruction of a pair of highways and bridges.
Mother and immigrant rights advocate, Margarita Abuawadeh, is proud to be able to combine her Puerto Rican heritage with the Muslim faith in her daily life.
La breve visita de Trump a Puerto Rico ha dejado en evidencia que mientras la isla no sea independiente, los puertorriqueños seguirán siendo ciudadanos de segunda clase al servicio de los colonizadores.
Con la intención de levantarle el ánimo a los puertorriqueños, un grupo de destacados artistas locales e internacionales se han unido a participar de varias canciones, entre ellas, “Isla bendita”.
An enlightened ruler he is not, although president Trump firmly believes he is God’s gift to the world. Then again, we already knew that, which is why the fact that his visit to Puerto Rico on Tuesday was an unmitigated disaster was not a surprise.
El presidente de EEUU, Donald Trump, cree que la deuda de Puerto Rico tendrá que ser liquidada, según indicó durante su visita a la isla para evaluar la devastación causada por el huracán María.
En una actitud que roza lo grotesco, el presidente Donald Trump dedicó unos minutos de su demorada visita a Puerto Rico a lanzar rollos de papel a los vecinos como si fueran balones de baloncesto.
In an attitude that touches the grotesque, President Donald Trump spent a few minutes of his delayed visit to Puerto Rico to throw rolls of paper to the neighbors as if they were basketballs.
El hombre se tomó su tiempo, pero finalmente, después de una semana de resistencia, y justo a tiempo para su visita a Puerto Rico el martes, el presidente Trump levantó temporalmente la obsoleta Ley Jones.
The man took his sweet time, but finally, after resisting for one full week, and just in time for his visit to Puerto Rico on Tuesday, President Trump temporarily lifted the obsolete century-old Jones Act allowing the island, devastated by two hurricanes, to begin receiving ships with desperately needed aid, not only from the U.S., but from other countries as well.
Some 9,500 containers with all sorts of supplies have been "logjammed" at the island's ports because there are not enough truckers to distribute them, given that they themselves are incommunicado, need to attend to their own families' problems or are concerned about the lack of security among an increasingly desperate population.