Puerto Rico, still no water, electricity

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93-year-old World War II veteran Antonio Morales rests in a single-story concrete home with no running water, in Corozal, Puerto Rico. Morales is one of thousands still waiting for water and power as the six-month anniversary of Hurricane Maria approaches

This photo shows 93-year-old World War II veteran Antonio Morales resting in a single-story concrete home with no running water, in Corozal, Puerto Rico. Morales is one of thousands still waiting for water and power as the six-month anniversary of Hurricane Maria approaches.

From daily The Morning Star in Britain:

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Puerto Rico: Half a year on from Hurricane Maria, many Puerto Ricans lack running water and electricity

Maria approaches

PUERTO RICANS marked six months today since the formation of Hurricane Maria, which devastated the island, causing about $100 billion (£72bn) in damage.

Half a year on, many residents of the US colony are still without running water or electricity.

Only a fraction of the $23bn (£16bn) set aside by the United States Congress has actually been spent in Puerto Rico and leaders on the island denounced the sum itself as woefully…

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