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Author: Daria Shumilova

Puerto Rico’s November 6-12, 2017 political week in tweets

PUERTO RICO VS TEXAS AND FLORIDA IN THE AFTERMATHS OF HURRICANE MARIA: WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE? Seven weeks after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Ricans still can’t access programs that fed millions in Texas and Florida — Jose Rodriguez-Suarez (@JRSwrites) November 7, 2017 Editorial Board: “Puerto Rico’s Second-Class Treatment on Food Aid” | The New York Times — Jose Rodriguez-Suarez (@JRSwrites) November 10, 2017 Apparently for the federal government there is one since a congressional budget cap on Puerto Rico’s food stamp program established in 1982 has limited the amount of disaster aid immediately available. Such a difference in...

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Puerto Rico’s October 30-November 5, 2017 political week in tweets

INNOVATIONS FOR REBUILDING PUERTO RICO It makes sense to take advantage of innovative ideas when rebuilding Puerto Rico. #PR51st #Puerto Rico — PR51st (@PuertoRico51st) November 2, 2017 Various companies offered their help and innovative technologies for restoring communications and basic facilities in Puerto Rico. Technologies such as Google’s Project Loon, or smaller initiatives such as K-TOR generators or Lifestraws water filters, are crucial for well-being of the islanders. Moreover, even before the hurricane hit Puerto Rico, its electricity system as well as other facilities and technologies, urgently needed modernization. Right now, in many parts of the islands it makes...

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