Tag Archives: Puerto Rico

Enumerati

Puerto Rican Climate Refugees to Tilt Florida Politics

168,000

New York Times: “More than 168,000 people have flown or sailed out of Puerto Rico to Florida since the hurricane, landing at airports in Orlando, Miami and Tampa, and the port in Fort Lauderdale. Nearly half are arriving in Orlando, where they are tapping their networks of family and friends. An additional 100,000 are booked on flights to Orlando through Dec. 31… Large numbers are also settling in the Tampa, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach areas.”

Enumerati

Majority: Federal Government Not Doing Enough for Puerto Rico

62%

A new Kaiser Family Foundation poll finds that 62% of Americans think that people in Puerto Rico are not yet getting the help they need in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. In terms of the federal government’s response, 52% feel the federal government is not doing enough to restore electricity and access to food and water and 52% think the response has been too slow.

News & Comment

Donald to Puerto Rico: Drop Dead

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News & Comment

A Dire Report from Puerto Rico

Poetic Justice

Travesty — Tragedy — Catastrophe

Trump’s trip to Puerto Rico was a total travesty.
He toted up body counts to define what’s a tragedy.
So let’s take the occasion
To consider Trump’s administration —
Now that is an unmitigated “real catastrophe!”