Puerto Rico’s September 4-10, 2017 political week in tweets

by | Sep 12, 2017 | News Week in Tweets | Comments

Puerto Rico feels the effects of Hurricane Irma

The US territory of Puerto Rico was spared the worst of Hurricane Irma’s damages, but still had widespread effects.

 

DHS waives Jones Act

Several measures by the federal government went into effect because of the hurricane, including a temporary waiver of the Jones Act.

 

Fears for the economy

Irma could have devastating effects on Puerto Rico’s economy.

 

Frente por Puerto Rico begins efforts

The goverment led Frente por Puerto Rico is becoming more active looking for solutions to Puerto Rico’s problems.

 

Bipartisan praise for Governor Rosselló’s handling of crisis

In what some call an unprecedented event, members of the opposition party were vocal in their praise of Governor Ricardo Rosselló and his administration’s handling of the hurricane’s passing and aftermath.