San Juan (TeleSUR) – Some of the aid supplies meant for Puerto Rico never made it to the island because of a rat infestation at the Florida office of Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration, PRFFA, where they were stored. PRFFA’s office in Kissimmee, Florida, contained boxes of supplies to be sent to the island but since it did […]
Houston (TFC) – This year’s hurricane season has been more intense than usual. The flooding in Texas was unprecedented, and Hurricane Irma slammed into the Caribbean islands and Florida, leaving devastation behind. The result is that it’s going to cost a lot of money to clean everything up. The flooding is one thing, but the hurricanes did a […]
Bogota (VNA) – “CITGO hopes this donation will help alleviate the suffering of the most vulnerable while electrical power is restored to the island,” the company said in a statement. The US-based CITGO Petroleum Corporation — a subsidiary of Venezuela’s state oil company PDVSA — has announced that it will donate 50,000 barrels of oil to Puerto Rico […]
Washington (TeleSUR) – Marco Rubio is pushing for Trump to name someone from the Pentagon as the point person to direct ground logistics. Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio is urging President Donald Trump to put the Pentagon in charge of relief efforts in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria hit last week. Rubio is pushing for Trump to name […]
(teleSUR) San Juan – Tuesday’s announcement that the renowned Puerto Rican independence activist will be released in May is just the latest step in a remarkable journey. After a decades-long international campaign for his freedom, on Tuesday President Obama announced that Puerto Rican independence activist Oscar Lopez Rivera will be released in May. The announcement […]
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