“We actually presented a program for Puerto Rico and we got rejected. We have the solution for Puerto Rico…. and we could’ve had power back in 30 days. And they rejected us.”
“I am not satisfied that people in Puerto Rico should have to wait that much time for power.”
Puerto Rico's housing crisis has been exacerbated by homes built without permits and inspections prior to Hurricane Maria.
The campaign, which launched on September 28 and is still running, has since surpassed his goal by more than $23,000.
Many in Puerto Rico are still without power and clean water.
The paper has apologized for the column, which said Jewish people control Congress and want to punish Puerto Rico for its debt because they care so much about money.
After Hurricane Maria slammed Puerto Rico 100 days ago, many people on the island are still living without power and basic necessities.
“We are a significant voting bloc in the United States that perhaps hasn’t been organized very well in the past,” Ricardo Rosselló said.
Hundreds of pets and stray animals have overwhelmed shelters that were damaged by the devastating storm.
The housing secretary visited Puerto Rico for the first time since Hurricane Maria hit in September.
The official death count from the government is 64.
After Puerto Rico's decade of crisis and two hurricanes, who in their right mind would take away jobs from the island?
WEPA, the bill's acronym, means "cool" or "go for it' in Puerto Rican slang, and it's normally yelled out to express joy.
A FEMA official accused chef José Andrés of self-promotion after he criticized the government agency's response to Hurricane Maria.
“There’s still people who are dying of AIDS and can’t get to their medicine and there are still hospitals that are going to be on the verge of collapse because they continue to run on generation systems,” Democratic Representative Luis Gutiérrez of Illinois said.
"There cannot be any kind of distraction that alters the commitment to restore electrical power as soon as possible in Puerto Rico."
The official death toll is 51.