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Puerto Rico Suffers Massive Power Outage

Puerto Rico Suffers Massive Power Outage

Puerto Ricans remain without power (both electrical and in Congress) after an island-wide power outage plunged the disenfranchised colonial territory into darkness Wednesday evening. Every customer on the main island lost electricity when “all the generating units went offline,” Josue Colon, Puerto Rico’s lead telecommunications and infrastructure engineer, told reporters, and more than one-third of Puerto […]

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    Hurricane Season 2019: Global Warming, Forecasts and Probabilities

    Hurricane Season 2019: Global Warming, Forecasts and Probabilities

    By Astrid Caldas On May 21, the first named storm of 2019, Andrea, was recorded on the north Atlantic. This makes 2019 the fifth consecutive year that a named storm has formed before the official start of Atlantic hurricane season. Something caught my eye when I read that: the number five. That’s because, according to […]

    Trump Failed Puerto Rico. These People Picked up the Cost

    Trump Failed Puerto Rico. These People Picked up the Cost

    By Jeremy Deaton Every morning, Luz Hernandez goes to work at her hair salon on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, a neighborhood fixture without a website or a Facebook page, where a trim costs $40 and customers can get a cup of coffee while they wait. Every night, she returns to a full fridge […]