Close to a year of work.
In bicameral letter, lawmakers demand apology, call on President to acknowledge official death toll and improve recovery efforts in Puerto Rico.
“Spousal abuse goes through the roof. You can’t blame spousal abuse, you know, after a disaster on anybody,” Brock Long said at one point.
The President’s response got the lowest marks.
Yes, We Think Jennifer Garner’s New PEPPERMINT Movie Is Racist Anti-Latino Crap, No Matter What Some of Our Fans Tell Us
Why do we even have to explain how racist this movie is?
AG Sessions: ‘A Lot of People, a Small Minority, but Significant Numbers of People, Believe in Open Borders’
“No great and prosperous nation can have both a generous welfare system and great prosperity and open borders,” the Attorney General said Monday.
LULAC Says Three Honduran Immigrants Were ‘Savagely Beaten’ by Correctional Officers in Texas Prison
The organization is calling for the prison’s warden to be relieved of duties until an investigation is completed.
What Some Groups Are Saying About Trump Administration’s Plans to Withdraw From Flores Settlement Agreement
“Refugee children should not be made to suffer inhumane treatment and prolonged and unnecessary detention just to satisfy President Trump’s zero tolerance approach to refugees seeking safety in the United States from the violence and lawlessness spreading throughout Central America.”
“Latinx purposefully breaks with Spanish’s gendered grammatical tradition.”
“What we had is basically everyone being overwhelmed in that circumstance. The territorial government was overwhelmed. FEMA was overwhelmed,” said Chris Currie, the GAO’s director for its Homeland Security and Justice team.
“WTF ALERT,” as one journalist tweeted.
Resident Commissioner González Says Trump Admin’s Lack of Federal Hurricane Response Cannot Be Blamed for Thousands of Deaths in Puerto Rico
She said it in Spanish. We translated it.
Latino Rebels Radio: August 30, 2018
Eleven Months Later, Government of Puerto Rico Says Official Hurricane María Death Toll Has Gone From 64 to 2,975 Lost Lives
It took nearly a year for the Rosselló administration to admit what everyone already knew.
Total excess mortality post-hurricane using the migration displacement scenario is estimated to be 2,975 (95% CI: 2,658-3,290) for the total study period of September 2017 through February 2018.