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White House Responds to Massive Jump in Puerto Rico's Hurricane Maria Death Toll

White House Responds to Massive Jump in Puerto Rico's Hurricane Maria Death TollThe White House is responding to a new estimate that dramatically increases the Hurricane Maria death toll in Puerto Rico from 64 to 2,975



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Excavator to Blame for Puerto Rico's Island-Wide Blackout Affecting Over 1.4 Million People

Excavator to Blame for Puerto Rico's Island-Wide Blackout Affecting Over 1.4 Million PeopleIt was the second major outage in less than a week affecting over 1.4 million customers



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13 Stunning GIFs Show Puerto Rico's Road To Recovery

13 Stunning GIFs Show Puerto Rico's Road To RecoverySix months after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico,



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Puerto Rico's Death Toll May Be 1,052, New York Times Analysis Finds

Puerto Rico's Death Toll May Be 1,052, New York Times Analysis FindsFor months, interviews with funeral home directors and morgues have cast doubt on the accuracy of the official death count in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria.



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Puerto Rico's Farmers Face A Long Road To Recovery Post-Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico's Farmers Face A Long Road To Recovery Post-Hurricane MariaHATILLO, Puerto Rico ― Clusters of bruised plantains and bags of oranges hung from René “Papo” Cruz’s fruit and vegetable stand on the side of the road.



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Puerto Rico's Contract With Whitefish Is As Bad As It Looks, Say Experts

Puerto Rico's Contract With Whitefish Is As Bad As It Looks, Say ExpertsWASHINGTON ― Something does not look right with the contract the Puerto Rican government signed last week with Whitefish Energy Holdings to restore the island’s power.



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Firm restoring Puerto Rico's power threatened to quit, mayor says

Firm restoring Puerto Rico's power threatened to quit, mayor saysSan Juan’s mayor, Carmen Yulín Cruz, questioned Whitefish Energy’s contract to restore power in Puerto Rico. The mayor of San Juan on Wednesday accused the company restoring power to Puerto Rico of threatening to withdraw its services after she drew attention to its controversial contract.



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Montana Company Tapped To Restore Puerto Rico's Power Has Ties To Ryan Zinke, Trump Donor

Montana Company Tapped To Restore Puerto Rico's Power Has Ties To Ryan Zinke, Trump DonorWASHINGTON — A tiny, 2-year-old Montana energy company with ties to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and backing from a major donor to President Donald Trump has come under scrutiny after being awarded a $ 300 million contract to help restore power in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.



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Amid Puerto Rico's Water Crisis, Unions Step In Where Trump Is Failing

Amid Puerto Rico's Water Crisis, Unions Step In Where Trump Is FailingWASHINGTON ― Nearly 1 million Americans in Puerto Rico still have no drinking water, more than a month after Hurricane Maria destroyed the island.



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Trump praises Puerto Rico's governor for ‘not playing politics’ in front of San Juan's unimpressed mayor

Trump praises Puerto Rico's governor for ‘not playing politics’ in front of San Juan's unimpressed mayorDonald Trump has taken a veiled jab at San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz during his trip to Puerto Rico, praising the governor of the island for not “playing politics”. “I just want to tell you that right from the beginning this governor was not playing politics,” Mr Trump said of Ricardo Rosselló during a meeting with local and federal officials in an airplane hangar. The President praised recovery efforts in Puerto Rico several times, gleaning applause from the group.



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