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.
Borough of Manhattan Community College Social Justice Series – Keynote Rosa ClementeWatch this video on YouTube The Borough of Manhattan Community College Social Justice Series presents: Keynote Speaker Rosa Clemente Meet Rosa Clemente--organizer, hip hop scholar, journalist, and 2008 Vice-Presidential Candidate (Green Party) for an evening of powerful dialog on social justice issues.
The President has continued to try to deflect attention away from the post-Hurricane crisis and blame Puerto Ricans for a massive debt that he claims was their own doing.
Live from San Juan - the ongoing crisis in Puerto Rico that mainstream media refuses to cover.