The Latest Update From Puerto Rico

The misery there persists. And now it is getting worse.

@artistikem emailed:

General stoppage tomorrow here in PR. Just hours ago the University’s Governing Body (?) approved a raise in cost per undergrad credit (from $56 to $115 starting next semester). Pensions are being cut (both teachers and cops don’t accumulate for Social Security). Meanwhile, many areas are still without power and water. 283 schools being shut down, some already sold to ‘friends’ and churchers for $1. Fiscal Board wants to lower salaries. This is horrible. Simply horrible.

We rarely see reports about the island anymore. But it hasn’t been restored. Things remain atrocious. Trump doesn’t give a shit. Does anybody? New York’s semi-inept Governor seems to. But there’s only so much one state out of fifty can do.

As the date for the National Puerto Rican Day Parade nears, perhaps we’ll see more news coverage revealing the tragic state of that island.

Previously here:

Final Update (#7) From Puerto Rico
Update #6 From Puerto Rico
Hurricane Relief For Puerto Rico Is Still Needed
Weekly Update #4 From Puerto Rico
Weekly Update #3 From Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico And America’s House Of Cards
Weekly Update #1 From Puerto Rico
The Post-Maria Horror In Puerto Rico Continues
Third Update From Puerto Rico
Don’t Forget Puerto Rico Or Its Abandoned Pets
Puerto Rico Is Still In Trouble
Second Update From Puerto Rico
An Update From Puerto Rico
Amazon Wish List For Hurricane Maria Relief In Puerto Rico

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