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Hours after the hurricane hit the island as well as the Virgin Islands, President Trump, who was under attack for his rather low-key reaction to the tragedy, described Puerto Rico's electrical grid as "not in good shape to start with", during his appearance at the U.N. September 28.

The island's status as a United States territory - and by extension, its peculiar and colonial relationship with the United States - has been exposed to the rest of the world like the roots of the trees left bare from the force of Maria's winds and rain.

Last month's quake struck off of Mexico's southern coast at a magnitude of 7.1, killing more than 300 and leaving much of the city in darkness after the power was cut.

On Oct. 1 he tweeted, "We have done a great job with the nearly impossible situation in 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 country's governor asked Congress for more aid, calling the aftermath an "unprecedented catastrophe". "Because they take away the spirit of the country".

Social media has been highlighting the issues in Puerto Rico. "The people here are relying on us and we are here for them throughout the process of rebuilding the island".

Led by U.S. Sen. But, when the Mayor of San Juan is literally begging for more help on the internet, it becomes increasingly alarming how frequently Trump has chosen to insist that relief efforts are actually going well.

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The real reason surfaced later. In San Juan, a bottle of water reportedly costs $6.

Apparently, aid has arrived.

Numerous residents were cut off from other parts of the island by heavy damage to the already shaky infrastructure.

Truck drivers are scarce.

Because your trash president really is exceptional in making a mammoth ass with visible panty lines out of himself, Trump also defended his paper towel stunt in Puerto Rico. Last Friday I visited with FDA's staff in San Juan.

The move may temporarily ease Puerto Rico's financial problems as it struggles to get back on its feet after Maria hit last month, destroying the electrical grid and leaving most of the island's 3.4 million inhabitants without power. Also, instead of an Infographic detailing recovery efforts, there is now a photo of helicopters delivering relief supplies and another of a soldier hugging Puerto Rican residents. "While the full scope of the devastation is not yet known, one thing is for certain - with quick and decisive action granted through the authorities in the DPA, the potential devastation on Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands may be mitigated". Much of the ground work is being spearheaded by nonprofit organizations and small firms with expertise in rural or emergency communications. This ensures that customers will not be charged for TV service that they can not receive.

"The damage from Hurricane Maria has been unimaginable, and we want to make it clear to our customers that they will not be charged for service they can't receive during this time", said Reynaldo Pagani, General Manager of DISH Puerto Rico.

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