Rosa Clemente opens up about her difficult decision that was sparked by the newly-revealed Hurricane Maria casualties. - RollingStone
On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico. A category 4 storm, it was the strongest hurricane to hit the island in almost a century. Now, the people of Puerto Rico are hungry, homeless and dying. Many towns lack access to clean water, communication, and transportation. And the mainstream news media has
In September 2017, Hurricane Maria caused massive infrastructural damage to Puerto Rico, but its effect on mortality remains contentious. The official death count is 64.
Economists are estimating that it could be more than a decade before Puerto Rico recovers from the hurricane damage.