Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Now That The Roads Are Clear … Three-Star Army General Calling It Quits In Puerto Rico … But Who Will Fill In The Void They Leave?
SAN JUAN — The three-star general is leaving Puerto Rico, ending his mission of providing relief from the devastation of Hurricane Maria. Troops are being pulled out, too, along with helicopters that have flown supplies and equipment to communities cut off by landslides and broken roads. Yet government statistics say
BAN THE BURN! Environmental Group Based In St. John Urges Residents To Sign Petition Asking The Government Not To Burn Hurricane Debris
CRUZ BAY – As the USVI picks up the pieces from the ravages of two back-to-back Category 5 hurricanes, Island Green Living Association said that it “urgently pleads with Gov. Kenneth Mapp and members of the Legislature to resist pressure from FEMA and the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (CoE) and BAN
MAPP TO CONGRESS: $7.5 Billion Should Keep Me In Beer and Wine Money Until The End of My First Term In December 2018
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The cost to rebuild the Virgin Islands’ infrastructure after last month’s devastating Category 5 hurricanes is estimated at $7.5 billion dollars, Gov. Kenneth Mapp said. In a letter forwarded to congressional leaders, the Governor outlined the costs associated with restoring the territory’s power system, rebuilding schools and hospitals, repairing
Norwegian Dawn Cruise Ship Cancels St. Croix Visit At The Last Minute … Mapp Says Due To A Lack of On-Ground Excursions’
CHRISTIANSTED — The United States Virgin Islands is preparing to access a loan of more than $400 million from the Community Disaster Loan of the Federal Emergency Management Authority (FEMA). Speaking to reporters at Government House on St. Croix on Friday (Nov. 10th), Gov. Kenneth Mapp said that the government
Puerto Rico Has Become A ‘Sinkhole Of Misery’ Since Hurricane Maria … But Is The Devastating Storm The Answer To All of Its Financial Problems?
BAYAMON –– Along a stretch of highway in suburban Bayamon, Puerto Rico, construction workers tried desperately to make progress repairing a 100-foot-long sinkhole before the clouds rolled in. Previous rains had suspended work, as workers watched earth fall back into the hole. “It has not wanted to stop raining” since
Government Flunkies Show Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Schools The Territory Can’t Be Proud Of In St. Thomas
CHRISTIANSTED — Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos traveled to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands on Wednesday to observe the recovery and rebuilding efforts firsthand and to discuss with local leaders how the Department of Education can best assist in those efforts. “My heart goes out to those in Puerto Rico
FEMA Offers To Airlift 3,000 Puerto Rican Hurricane Survivors To New York Or Florida … Less Than Thirty Are Interested
LAZY DAYS: In this Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 photo, Luis Sierra sleeps in a classroom at a school-turned-shelter after Hurricane Maria left him and other families homeless in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico. Young people in Puerto Rico have been left stranded by Hurricane Maria. SAN JUAN — Nearly two months
LEAVING SAN JUAN AFTER MARIA: Whether It’s For Good … Or Just Temporary … There Is A Stigma For Puerto Ricans
SAN JUAN — The disaster wrought by Hurricane Maria has set off an anguished debate across Puerto Rico, where friends, family and co-workers are arguing fiercely over the morality of leaving the blacked-out island for the U.S. mainland versus fulfilling a patriotic duty to rebuild. At least 140,000 Puerto Ricans
FUNDS STREAMING: FEMA Coordinator William Vogel consults with a colleague. CHRISTIANSTED — U.S. government officials have approved a community disaster loan for the Virgin Islands that is worth up to $500 million over three fiscal years, Gov. Kenneth Mapp said at a press conference in Government House on Wednesday.
FEMA Will Give You Up To $1,600 In Disaster Food Stamps (D-SNAP) If You Have Children … Even If You Never Got Food Stamps Before … APPLY NOW!
TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE: Has the response by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) been timely? CHARLOTTE AMALIE — More than two months after Hurricane Irma rattled St. Thomas and St. John to the core, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said it wants to help YOU! People the Virgin