30 Nov '17, 8pm

“No one should be this long without power" https://t.co/OahjxIfEQ4

In mid-November, about 500 generators were providing over 150,000 kilowatts of power – more generators installed than after any other disaster, but only about half of what’s needed, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Since the Sept. 20 storm, about 100,000 people have fled Puerto Rico, depleting an already declining population on the bankrupt island, according to the federal oversight board. Bureaucracy reigns, the economy is stagnant and with power restored to just over 50 percent of the island, some businesses remain shuttered and schools closed.

Full article: https://www.stripes.com/bureaucracy-economic-woes-logisti...

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