Many Puerto Ricans desperate to return home to island reeling from disaster

Many Puerto Ricans desperate to return home to island reeling from disasterA man rides his bicycle through a damaged road in Toa Alta, west of San Juan, Puerto Rico. As Puerto Rico came into view below, passengers on the JetBlue aid flight from New York fell silent as the scale of the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria became apparent: the usually verdant mountains were brown and barren, and the bright blue water offshore was dotted with large aid ships. Before the plane touched town, that same crew member said “Puerto Rico se levanta” – Puerto Rico rises up.



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