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Springfield Guard members assisting hurricane relief in Puerto Rico

Christy Curtis | 10 October, 2017, 00:31

Puerto Rico bond insurer Assured Guaranty Ltd (N:) said late on Friday it voluntarily withdrew a complaint that challenged the legality of the island's fiscal turnaround plan, citing the devastating impact of Hurricane Maria.

Assured Guaranty, along with a second insurer MBIA Inc (N:), filed their lawsuit against the island's government and a federally appointed financial oversight board on May 3, a day after Puerto Rico announced a historic restructuring of its public debt.

Responding to a tweet asking if Tesla could help, Musk answered: "The Tesla team has done this for many smaller islands around the world, but there is no scalability limit, so it can be done for Puerto Rico too".

Rossello said the government was trying to identify problems in the distribution pipeline, looking to ensure that local leaders deliver resources to people as soon as they arrive in the municipality.

Soldiers assigned to the 249th Engineer Battalion (Prime Power), along with civilian U.S. Army Corps of Engineer responders, are working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide power generators to support disaster relief emergency operations throughout Puerto Rico.

The damage wreaked by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico in September 2017 could have serious repercussions for patients who rely on medicines and healthcare products manufactured there.

But people did not buy that anyone should thank him for the relief efforts in Puerto Rico, given that he was vacationing at a golf resort while community members and aid organizations were scrambling to save lives.

"Despite the Fake News Media in conjunction with the Dems, an incredible job is being done in Puerto Rico". While gasoline and other supplies had reached the island, the lack of roads and bridges would not allow aid workers to bring them to those parts of the island most in need, Menendez said. "We'll continue to partner with the people of Puerto Rico to help them recover, and secure their economic future".

In a joint effort with other senators, including U.S. Sen. He claimed that the people of Puerto Rico also had "fun" during his visit.

"So what we need to do is work with our colleagues to make sure we get this immediate help, make sure it is spent the right way, prioritize the spending in ways that has the most needs", said Kaine.

Church services resumed in Caonillas, Puerto Rico. "The federal government has the transportation and logistics infrastructure to help alleviate the immediate and overwhelming crisis now facing Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands". The island left a powerful impression on me, and I hope to return to keep documenting its recovery. "They're hanging in there, but they need help".

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