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San Juan mayor slams comments on Puerto Rico response

San Juan mayor slams comments on Puerto Rico response

Ramos told CNN that about 4,000 utility workers were trying to fix the power grid and 1,000 more were expected to arrive over the weekend from the U.S. "I am proud of Americans helping Americans, friends and strangers alike". "We need food", said Maritza Gonzalez, a 49-year-old government worker.


Trump vows support for relief, recovery effort in Puerto Rico

Trump vows support for relief, recovery effort in Puerto Rico

Domestic firms have moved 9,500 containers to Puerto Rico, according to the American Maritime Partnership. Trump, who will travel to the U.S. territory early next week, earlier defended the response to the disaster on the island, which has been virtually without power, water and telecommunications since getting a twin walloping from hurricanes Irma and Maria.


San Juan mayor pleads for better federal response: 'People are dying'

San Juan mayor pleads for better federal response: 'People are dying'

Rossello had also noted in a tweet that Trump agreed to his request to waive the Jones Act , allowing more cargo to be shipped to the island. The fact is that Puerto Rico has been destroyed by two hurricanes. "I have a call!" she cried and answered it. Rivera said he began distributing it to hard-hit rural areas. "I am proud of Americans helping Americans, friends and strangers alike".


San Juan mayor pleads for better federal response: 'People are dying'

San Juan mayor pleads for better federal response: 'People are dying'

Rossello had also noted in a tweet that Trump agreed to his request to waive the Jones Act , allowing more cargo to be shipped to the island. The fact is that Puerto Rico has been destroyed by two hurricanes. "I have a call!" she cried and answered it. Rivera said he began distributing it to hard-hit rural areas. "I am proud of Americans helping Americans, friends and strangers alike".


Former Thai PM Yingluck seeking asylum in UK

Former Thai PM Yingluck seeking asylum in UK

Yingluck had faced up to 10 years in prison for her role in the rice-buying scheme, introduced in 2011, which pledged to pay farmers well above the market rate for their crops. Pol Gen Srivara said that Pol Col Chairit had not faced a charge, pending the examination of DNA evidence collected from the Toyota auto and the former prime minister's house on Soi Yothin Pattana 3 in Bangkok .