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"Well before this year's series of historically powerful hurricanes, Puerto Rico already had a notoriously fickle power supply and crushing debt".

Arroyo said numerous rural roads on the island are still impassable, leaving residents unable to get to the spots where medical services, fuel, food, and water are available. But the images now emerging from Puerto Rico and our response to the growing humanitarian emergency in the region show firsthand why U.S. foreign aid is essential for saving lives overseas. This media house does not correct any spelling or grammatical error within press releases and commentaries.

Founder and CEO Israel Suarez, said the Fort Myers housing authority will donate $10K to the Puerto Rico Relief Acct. and the housing authority is now challenging the community to raise $50K.

With the island left without power and with shortages of fuel, food and clean drinking water, Mr Honore said only the military had the ability to move supplies quickly onto the island because many ports remained closed.

Wilmer's uncle, Chito Olivencia, tells 2 On Your Side they were able to get a phone call through to the Governor's office in Puerto Rico Thursday morning. "They don't think we're important", De Jesus said.

"I feel like my hands are tied, and I feel bad", he said.

Hurricanes Lee and Maria remnants to hit United Kingdom and Ireland
But the waters of the North Atlantic are too cool to sustain a hurricane, so they lose their source of energy and rapidly weaken. However, the Met Office have said the potential effects will be "far from those experienced in the Caribbean".

The truck filled outside Out-Spoke'N Bike Shop will head to Jacksonville, where its contents will be placed on a container ship and taken to Puerto Rico.

With the island of 3.5 million people having had so much damage, the government should also have made greater use of the military, he said. "We stand with the people of Mexico City, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean as they begin the work of recovering and rebuilding".

Money raised by the students will go to an organization established by the first lady of Puerto Rico.

"What we need is boots on the ground to protect United States citizens", he said. The state estimates about 13,000 Puerto Ricans live here.

"Trump's racist neglect of Puerto Rico is threatening lives", CNN contributor Brian Fallon said in a tweet Monday.

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