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News Puerto Rico » Barceloneta: 'This is the last thing Puerto Rico needed': Sam's Club closures leave hundreds of workers without jobs on the hurricane-ravaged island

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/sams-club-closures-leave-hundreds-without-jobs-in-puerto-rico-2018-1
Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

"The Barceloneta, Puerto Rico store closed without notice — over 950 people without jobs," Eliezer Cabrera, a Sam's Club shopper, told Business Insider. "This is the last thing Puerto Rico needed after Hurricane Maria devastated the island." The retailer ...

News Puerto Rico » Barceloneta: Thousands of Puerto Rican students relocate to Florida, report says

News channel or source: http://www.alligator.org/news/article_ea8538e8-fcc4-11e7-b959-bf01bd556e97.html
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

She lost her job in Barceloneta, a suburban area in northern Puerto Rico, after her salon lost power. Unable to secure a job in Puerto Rico, Lugo moved to Lakeland, Florida, in late October to live with Velez’ family. She enrolled Sofia in an elementary ...

News Puerto Rico » Barceloneta: Before the Deluge

News channel or source: https://harpers.org/archive/2018/02/before-the-deluge-2/
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

Puerto Rico became increasingly dependent on outside capital. In some cases, a single business employed an entire town; Barceloneta, about thirty-five miles west of San Juan, was at one point responsible for North America’s entire supply of Viagra.

News Puerto Rico » Barceloneta: Powering up Puerto Rico

News channel or source: http://www.santafenewmexican.com/news/powering-up-puerto-rico/article_bd338540-e4ec-5405-b400-a1b83d67b934.html
Publication date: Friday 20 October 2017

BARCELONETA, Puerto Rico — Electrical linemen descend from helicopters, balancing on steel girders 90 feet high on transmission towers in the mountains of central Puerto Rico, far from any road. At the same time, crews fan out across the battered island ...

News Puerto Rico » Barceloneta: What Puerto Rico is doing to get the power back after storm

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/10/20/what-puerto-rico-is-doing-to-get-power-back-after-storm.html
Publication date: hursday 19 October 2017

BARCELONETA, Puerto Rico – Electrical linemen descend from helicopters, balancing on steel girders 90 feet high on transmission towers in the mountains of central Puerto Rico, far from any road. At the same time, crews fan out across the battered island ...

News Puerto Rico » Barceloneta: Greenfield Fire Chief deployed to assist Puerto Rico hurricane response

News channel or source: http://wwlp.com/2017/10/17/greenfield-fire-chief-deployed-to-assist-puerto-rico-hurricane-response/
Publication date: onday 16 October 2017

September 30, 2017. Barceloneta, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Red Cross volunteers distribute water, food and other basic necessities to families affected by Hurricane Maria. Photo by Sergio Rojas for The American Red Cross 30 de Septiembre de 2017.

News Puerto Rico » Barceloneta: Puerto Rico has a long way to go before being 'OK'

News channel or source: http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/08/opinions/puerto-rico-not-okay-vega-opinion/index.html
Publication date: Sunday 08 October 2017

(CNN)As Americans watched the devastation unfolding in Puerto Rico last week I read ... I would rock back and forth on the hammock my grandparents in Barceloneta had hung on the balcony of their home, reading and watching the trees bend in the breeze.

News Puerto Rico » Barceloneta: Walmart abruptly closes 63 Sam's Club stores, lays off thousands

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/other/walmart-abruptly-closes-63-sams-club-stores-lays-off-thousands/ar-AAuzd4Y
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

Three of the closures are in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. "The Barceloneta, Puerto Rico, store closed without notice — over 950 people without jobs," Eliezer Cabrera, a Sam's Club shopper, told Business Insider. "This is the last thing Puerto Rico ...

News Puerto Rico » Barceloneta: Puerto Rico struggles to restore power

News channel or source: http://www.leadertelegram.com/News/Daily-Updates/2017/10/21/Puerto-Rico-struggles-to-restore-power.html
Publication date: Friday 20 October 2017

BARCELONETA, Puerto Rico — Electrical linemen descend from helicopters, balancing on steel girders 90 feet high on transmission towers in the mountains of central Puerto Rico, far from any road. At the same time, crews fan out across the battered island ...