Category Archives: Puerto Rico

FEMA says it underestimated the devastation Hurricane Maria would have on Puerto Rico

FEMA says it underestimated the devastation Hurricane Maria would have on Puerto Rico – CBS News https://www.cbsnews.com/news/fema-after-action-report-hurricane-maria-puerto-rico-irma-harvey-aftermath/ Re-posted from CBS News. Geoff Geoff Comments: It certainly took them a long time to admit it…

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Hurricane Maria: Harvard study estimates thousands died in Puerto Rico due to hurricane, far exceeding official death toll

Hurricane Maria: Harvard study estimates thousands died in Puerto Rico due to hurricane, far exceeding official death toll – The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/harvard-study-estimates-thousands-died-in-puerto-rico-due-to-hurricane-maria/2018/05/29/1a82503a-6070-11e8-a4a4-c070ef53f315_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.bc2e17b32e0e Re-posted from Washington Post. Geoff Geoff Comments: Following Hurricane Maria, how was it possible for Puerto Rico … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico officials stockpiling radios, water, food as hurricane season nears

Puerto Rico officials stockpiling radios, water, food as hurricane season nears – CBS News https://www.cbsnews.com/news/puerto-rico-officials-stockpiling-radios-water-food-as-hurricane-season-nears/ Re-posted from CBSNews. Geoff Geoff Comments: We can only hope Puerto Rico learned something from their ill preparedness last season…

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Should Congress Impose Direct Rule over Puerto Rico?

Should Congress Impose Direct Rule over Puerto Rico? https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2018/04/should_congress_impose_direct_rule_over_puerto_rico.htmlh Re-posted from American Thinker. Geoff Geoff Comments: In a word, yes!

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Puerto Rico governor: No payment on island’s debt until 2022

Puerto Rico governor: No payment on island’s debt until 2022 https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/puerto-rico-crisis/puerto-rico-governor-projects-no-payment-island-s-debt-until-n840961?cid=public-rss_20180125 Re-posted from NBC News. Geoff Geoff Comments: The Governor’s unbridled optimism is showing…

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Hurricane Maria’s devastation includes national shortage of a critical medical supply

Hurricane Maria’s devastation includes national shortage of a critical medical supply – ABC News http://abcnews.go.com/US/hurricane-marias-devastation-includes-national-shortage-critical-medical/story?id=52338843 Re-posted from ABC News. Geoff Geoff Comments: A classic example of unforeseen and unintended consequences…  

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Informal Dwellers of Puerto Rico

Informal Dwellers of Puerto Rico https://www.politico.com/interactives/2017/photos-puerto-rico-hurricane-infrastructure/ Re-posted from Politico. Geoff Geoff Comments: Yet another self inflicted crisis by the irresponsible and incompetent Territorial Government… Puerto Rico had better choose a better government or continue into the abyss…

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‘We have a big problem’: Puerto Rico seeks aid for tens of thousands of squatters

‘We have a big problem’: Puerto Rico seeks aid for tens of thousands of squatters – POLITICO https://www.politico.com/story/2017/12/31/puerto-rico-squatters-hurricane-261495 Re-posted from Politico. Geoff Geoff Comments: Puerto Rico continues to pay the price for corrupt and ineffective government management of resources, the … Continue reading

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The next crisis for Puerto Rico: A crush of foreclosures

The next crisis for Puerto Rico: A crush of foreclosures https://www.cnbc.com/2017/12/16/the-next-crisis-for-puerto-rico-a-crush-of-foreclosures.html Re-posted from CNBC. Geoff Geoff Comments: Puerto Rico keeps paying the price for self serving politicians, lack of good territorial planning, poor budgeting and use of funds, ignoring warnings … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Maria death toll climbs to 64, as FEMA assistance tops $1 billion

Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Maria death toll climbs to 64, as FEMA assistance tops $1 billion – ABC News http://abcnews.go.com/US/puerto-ricos-hurricane-maria-death-toll-climbs-64/story?id=51698527 Re-posted from ABC News. Geoff Geoff Comments: Puerto Rico keeps paying the price for its previous inattention to critical detail and … Continue reading

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