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3 edition of Relief of Porto Rico. found in the catalog.

Relief of Porto Rico.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Insular Affairs

Relief of Porto Rico.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Insular Affairs

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Claims,
  • Puerto Rico

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRelief of Porto Rico
    SeriesH.rp.1957
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination3 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16154417M

      Puerto Rico and following the fraud regarding hurricane relief money Dated: June 5, by Sharyl Attkisson 1 Comment Imagine having the task of responsibly distributing the most aid money ever for a natural disaster to a government mired in corruption, and under FBI investigation.   This is a lie, on all fronts. First off, the federal government allocated about $41 billion for relief from the hurricanes of $ billion has been confirmed for Puerto Rico by federal.

      As Marisel Vera shows in her enthralling new novel, “ The Taste of Sugar,” there’s nothing particularly original about President Trump’s abuse of Puerto Rico. In fact, the U.   Join Us! Looking for a way to help children in Puerto Rico? Join our Catholic Charities NY Book Drive! September reminds children in Puerto Rico not only of a new school year but of Hurricane Maria that, one year ago, ravaged their island home. Families are still recovering from the devastating effects of the hurricane and many children do not have books and other basic .

      Puerto Rico also will have to agree to pay federal contractors working on disaster relief less than $15 an hour, despite a recent executive order mandating the rate.   Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vázquez Garced fired the island's emergency manager, hours after a warehouse filled with supplies was discovered.


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