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Author: Nevin Brown

US Territories’ September 16-22, 2019 news week in tweets

Two Years After Hurricane Maria, Joe Biden Points to Donald Trump’s Failings Two years ago, Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico — devastating the island and killing thousands. At a time when our fellow Americans needed help the most, President Trump failed them. — Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) September 20, 2019 Two years after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden points out how Donald Trump has failed the people of Puerto Rico.   $100’s of Millions Diverted From Puerto Rican Military Base to Help Fund Border Wall Puerto Rico has had more projects defunded...

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US Territories’ September 9-15, 2019 news week in tweets

NBA All-Star, Carmelo Anthony, Talks About His Efforts Aiding Puerto Rico in Its Recovery From Hurricane Maria NBA All-Star @carmeloanthony speaks with @ChrisCuomo about his mission in Puerto Rico, aiding the country's recover from Hurricane Maria, building basketball courts and using sports to connect Puerto Ricans. — Cuomo Prime Time (@CuomoPrimeTime) September 13, 2019 NBA All-Star, Carmelo Anthony talks about his efforts to aid in Puerto Rico’s recovery from Hurricane Maria. Anthony talks about his Puerto Rican heritage and his plans to help the territory, through his personal passion, basketball. World Central Kitchen Heads to the Bahamas to...

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US Territories’ August 26-September 1, 2019 news week in tweets

Donald Trump Has Mixed Messages Over Dorian President Trump has a mixed record when it comes to addressing national disasters, sometimes showing more empathy to states that voted for him. — MSNBC (@MSNBC) August 31, 2019 As Tropical Storm Dorian approached Puerto Rico President Donald Trump, through Twitter, attacked the territory’s leaders and readiness to deal with the storm. As the Dorian transformed into a hurricane and headed towards Florida the President canceled a trip to Poland so he could be there for Florida. Dorian May Have Spared Puerto Rico But Concern Remains Over Readiness For Next Hurricane...

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US Territories’ August 19-25, 2019 news week in tweets

Tropical Storm Could Hit Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands Heads up Puerto Rico. We need to watch this. Closely. — David Begnaud (@DavidBegnaud) August 24, 2019 A tropical depression has formed in the Atlantic Ocean and could strengthen into a tropical storm as it approaches Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. The US Virgin Islands could also be affected depending on its course. Two Men Rescue Sinking Woman in the US Virgin Islands Two men jumped from a cruise ship docked at St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands to rescue a woman who was weighted down by her...

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US Territories’ August 12-18, 2019 news week in tweets

Democratic Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Backs Puerto Rico Over Greenland Purchase Before we buy Greenland we should take care of Puerto Rico. — Andrew Yang (@AndrewYang) August 16, 2019 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, upon hearing that the Trump administration has explored purchasing Greenland, asks for the White House to first take care of Puerto Rico before buying a new territory. Puerto Rico’s Governor Mulls Declaring a State of Emergency Over Domestic Abuse This week Puerto Rico’s Governor said she’d consider declaring a state of emergency to address the crisis of domestic violence in PR. Today, her staff announced...

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