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A woman places one of the hundreds of shoes in memory of those killed by Hurricane Maria in front of the Puerto Rico Capitol, in San Juan, Friday, June 1, 2018. Puerto Rico's Institute of Statistics announced that it has sued the U.S. territory's health department and demographic registry seeking …

Media Spread Fake Hurricane Maria Death Toll, Blame Trump, Ignore Facts

Eight months after Hurricane Maria made landfall on the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, the effort to restore the island continues. The federal government has obligated $2.2 billion in federal aid, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and countless other contracted boots are still on the ground.

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Interior Department Denies Wrongdoing in Puerto Rico Reconstruction Deal

The Department of Interior is pushing back against media reports that there was any collusion between the agency and Montana-based Whitefish Energy, which has contracted with Puerto Rico to repair the island’s electronic grid taken out by Hurricane Maria last month.

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Drought Again? National Weather Service Says La Niña Likely

The National Weather Service predicts a 55 to 65 percent chance of a La Niña this winter as cooling over the tropical Pacific and colder deep ocean waters is expected to cause a drier and warmer West Coast and a wetter and colder Mid-West and East Coast.

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Dem Rep Soto: Hurricane Maria ‘Has Already Become a Katrina’

On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Beat,” Representative Darren Soto (D-FL) stated that the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico “has already become a Katrina.” Soto said, “Well, this has already become a Katrina. We have American citizens, who

National Guardsmen arrive at Barrio Obrero in Santurce to distribute water and food among those affected by the passage of Hurricane Maria, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. Puerto Rico's nonvoting representative in the U.S. Congress said Sunday that Hurricane Maria's destruction has set the island back …

Puerto Rico Faces ‘Apocalyptic’ Devastation, Says Governor — 70K in ‘Danger’

The residents of Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory, are facing “apocalyptic” devastation according to Governor Ricardo C. Rosselló. As many as 70,000 people are currently in danger while the entire island remains mostly without power, water, communications and medical services in the wake of Category 4 Hurricane Maria.

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Puerto Rico’s Disaster Is Also Its Golden Opportunity

The media and the Democrats are deseperate to find a Hurricane Katrina in Puerto Rico, and to deny President Donald Trump’s capable and compassionate response to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria.