Puerto Rico wants US aid after quake but not second-class treatment
Saturday, 23 September 2017
San Juan (AFP) Sept 22, 2017
The calamity of Hurricane Maria could not have come at a worse time for Puerto Rico. The US island territory buckled under the weight of $70 billion in debt and filed for bankruptcy protection in May. Now, with its power grid wiped out and many roads, homes and buildings water-logged ruins, the Caribbean vacation destination faces months of slow, painful reconstruction. Still, peopl
Puerto Rico Struggles to Distribute Aid After Hurricane 01:13
Thousands of cargo containers filled with much-needed supplies are sitting at the island's ports, but distributing those items has been difficult.
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