President Trump Criticizes Puerto Rico, Hints at Time Limit to Federal Assistance

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Thursday to criticize the government of Puerto Rico and to signal that there was a time limit to federal assistance to the United States territory. "We cannot keep FEMA, the Miltary & the First Responders, who have been amazing (under the most difficult circumstances) in P.R. forever!" tweeted … Continue reading President Trump Criticizes Puerto Rico, Hints at Time Limit to Federal Assistance

President Trump Plans to Visit “Absolutely Devestated” Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands

President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he would travel to Puerto Rico and possibly the US Virgin Islands on October 3. The announcement came after mounting frustration over the President's handling of the crisis on the US territory. In a press conference with the Spanish Prime Minister, Trump acknowledged the challenging road ahead for the recovery … Continue reading President Trump Plans to Visit “Absolutely Devestated” Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands

Hurricane Maria Threatens Already Damaged Caribbean Islands

Residents and governments of the Leeward Islands are bracing themselves for another major hurricane. According to the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Maria has sustained winds of 130 miles per hour.     Many of the islands in Maria's path were hit last week by Hurricane Irma. Already a category 4 hurricane and with the potential … Continue reading Hurricane Maria Threatens Already Damaged Caribbean Islands

Hurricane Irma’s Impact in the Caribbean

Irma has been downgraded to a tropical storm as continues to bring rain and wind to the southern United States. In the Caribbean, territories and countries are beginning to assess the devastation caused by the strongest recorded Atlantic hurricane. Saint-Martin and Sint Maarten The island of Saint Martin is administered in the north by France, … Continue reading Hurricane Irma’s Impact in the Caribbean