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News Puerto Rico » Florida: Puerto Rico Still Suffering Under The Boot Of #Sh**hole Republican Politics

News channel or source: https://cleantechnica.com/2018/01/21/puerto-rico-still-suffering-boot-shhole-republican-politics/
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

The graphic above charts the amount of time needed to restore power to Florida after Hurricane Wilma in 2005 and Hurricane Irma in 2017 compared to the unforgivable delay in restoring power to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. The situation in Puerto Rico ...

News Puerto Rico » Florida: Fleeing Puerto Rico after Maria, a family adjusts to life in St. Johns County

News channel or source: http://staugustine.com/2018-01-22/fleeing-puerto-rico-after-maria-family-adjusts-life-st-johns-county
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

It took nearly a month before the family could get a flight out of Puerto Rico into Florida, specifically the Jacksonville area. Husband,wife and son headed toward Hidalgo’s sister’s home near World Golf Village, staying there until they could get into ...

News Puerto Rico » Florida: Florida editorial roundup: On the treatment of Puerto Rico and Puerto Ricans following Hurricane Maria:

News channel or source: http://www.fresnobee.com/news/business/article195206184.html
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Never miss a local story. Sign up today for a free 30 day free trial of unlimited digital access. In the best of times Puerto Rico suffers the pangs of poverty. The island's 3.4 million residents struggle to keep afloat. Government teeters on collapse.

News Puerto Rico » Florida: How Puerto Ricans fit into an increasingly anti-immigrant U.S.

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/posteverything/wp/2018/01/19/how-the-u-s-will-replace-immigrant-workers-with-puerto-ricans/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Across Florida — the state with the largest number of new arrivals ... Police departments in Dallas, Charlotte, Baltimore, and Washington all turned to Puerto Rico as they sought to diversify their departments with more Latino officers.

News Puerto Rico » Florida: 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

When Andrea Ruiz left her hometown of Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, she expected to return in about a month. Three months later, Ruiz and her family are still in Miami. Ruiz moved to Florida on Oct. 10, a month after Hurricane Maria left her hometown, and much of ...

News Puerto Rico » Florida: Puerto Rico, FEMA still at odds on terms of government loan

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-puertorico-storm-loan/puerto-rico-fema-still-at-odds-on-terms-of-government-loan-idUSKBN1F705H
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

In October, U.S. lawmakers approved a $4.9 billion loan to hurricane-ravaged governments in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Texas and Florida, money meant to help maintain basic services, but Puerto Rico has yet to see its share. Portela’s comments ...

News Puerto Rico » Florida: Trump Administration: Puerto Rico Has Enough Money and Doesn't Need More Aid

News channel or source: https://www.gq.com/story/trump-puerto-rico-aid
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

That's another important distinction. Unlike Texas and Florida after their respective hurricanes, the federal government is insisting that Puerto Rico must pay back the aid money it receives. So when the Trump administration finally deigns to fork over ...

News Puerto Rico » Florida: Central Florida's economy poised for more expansion in 2018

News channel or source: http://www.orlandosentinel.com/business/brinkmann-on-business/os-cfb-forecast-jobs-20180121-story.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Piñeiro sells Florida Blue health insurance for Allied Marketing. His new boss, Omar Nazario, and human resources director José Calvo reached out to insurance agencies in Puerto Rico to connect with trained professionals moving to the U.S. They started a ...

News Puerto Rico » Florida: Another view: Remembering the need for U.S. to aid Puerto Rico

News channel or source: https://www.naplesnews.com/story/opinion/2018/01/21/another-view-remembering-need-u-s-aid-puerto-rico/1044955001/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Florida has a special relationship with its neighbor Puerto Rico, and will likely become the new home of islanders hoping to start a new life. That was a trend even before Maria struck. Unemployment on the island was acute. The government’s debt topped ...

News Puerto Rico » Florida: Rubio calls out Puerto Rico’s governor and tampers statehood push

News channel or source: http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2018/01/rubio-calls-out-puerto-ricos-governor-and-tampers-statehood-push.html
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

Now, the Florida Republican who is often regarded as Puerto Rico’s most important advocate in Washington, is throwing cold water on Puerto Rican statehood and is urging Rosselló, a Democrat who won election in 2016, to spend more time governing in San ...