Puerto Rico still devastated, storm Nate threatens

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This video says about itself:

Special Report: Puerto Ricans in Vieques Cope with Devastation & Fear Toxic Contamination from Maria

6 October 2017

We end today’s show where we began the week: in Puerto Rico. Doctors say the island’s health system remains crippled two weeks after Hurricane Maria hit the island, leaving more than 90 percent of the island without electricity and half of its residents without drinking water. That’s at least according to statistics published by FEMA on Wednesday.

But on Thursday, FEMA removed data about access to drinking water and electricity in Puerto Rico from its website. Democracy Now!’s Juan Carlos Dávila is on the ground in Puerto Rico, and this week he managed to make it to the island of Vieques to speak with residents of the area that the U.S. Navy used as a bombing range for decades.

Since the 1940s, the…

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