The Devastation Caused by the Two Hurricanes
Hurricane Irma hit Puerto Rico on September 6. Hurricane Maria, a category 4 storm, struck the island on September 20 and was the most powerful storm to hit the island in nearly a century.
President Donald Trump had pledged a quick recovery, but experts said it could take months. Increasing criticism was made that the response by the U.S. government had been sluggish.
After three months, large areas of Puerto Rico are still without electricity. According to the latest government reports, so far only 60.4 percent of the pre-storm power grid load has been restored. Continue Reading