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Puerto Rico: FEMA Officials Arrested in Hurricane Relief Fraud Case

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Federal authorities said Tuesday they have arrested two former officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the former president of a major disaster relief contractor, accusing them of bribery and fraud in the efforts to restore electricity to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

Dr. Ahsha Tribble,the Deputy Regional Administrator for FEMA Region II.

Fed-up Puerto Ricans March Demanding Governor Ricardo Rosselló Resign

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Accompanied by some of Puerto Rico’s most famous performers, thousands of people marched to the governor’s residence in San Juan on Wednesday chanting demands for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign after the leak of online chats that show him making misogynistic slurs and mocking his constituents.

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Red Sox Manager Alex Cora to Miss White House Visit: ‘I Don’t Feel Comfortable’

Red Sox manager Alex Cora has decided he will not attend his team’s scheduled White House visit to celebrate their 2018 World Series title. After taking several months to think about it, the BoSox skipper and Puerto Rican native says that he doesn’t feel “comfortable” making the trip after the way the Trump Administration handled hurricane relief to his native island.

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