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06 Octubre 2017, 02:32 | Gervasio Siguenza
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The President spooked the bond market Tuesday when he went to storm-damaged Puerto Rico and said more than $70 billion of the island's debt should be "wiped out".
However, federal officials in the country have stressed how serious the situation is and the need to reach people who are without access to food and clean water quickly. "I don't know if it's Goldman Sachs but whoever it is, you can wave goodbye to that", Mr Trump said. "We won't talk about that". When Cruz met with him briefly, she told him that the disaster relief was "all about saving lives".
"They're special people", Trump told Rivera during his visit to the island. Those islands face effective takeover by the International Monetary Fund.
Mulvaney said Wednesday that the administration is devising an aid package to send to Congress that will deal with rebuilding and repair. Referring to the number of residents he expected will leave, he said it could be "in the millions".
For financially beleaguered Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, the physical devastation wrought by recent hurricanes has thrown into question the territories' economic futures. These elements are important to note because often following a natural disaster, the most vulnerable groups: the poor, the elderly, the children, the disabled, the ones with special needs, the ones who are in remote, rural areas or even urban poor in overcrowded areas tend to be disproportionately affected. We sleep with the windows open or in a tent or hammock with the small frogs we call coquis serenading us.
"I am grateful the military is helping". And it'll go up dramatically. "It's a very, very sad day for me personally".
The problem has been made worse by the lack of functioning ATMs. "For Foss, this type of project is at the heart of what we do".
Moments of tragedy, and the way former commanders in chief have responded to them, have defined the legacy of past presidents. "I think that they finally understood".
"While we are still in an emergency we are transitioning to establishing some components of normalcy", Rossello said.
"We are here to support our families, our friends, our island; this is a matter of survival, and we are not going to stay silent, " said Ivette Mendez, political director for 1199SEIU, United Healthcare Workers East, which organized the rally.
Two in 10 whites, 4 in 10 Hispanics and nearly 6 in 10 African-Americans disapprove of the president's response in U.S. states.
Democrats are not satisfied with that answer, though. 2 using a sample drawn from NORC's probability-based AmeriSpeak panel, which is designed to be representative of the U.S. population.
Trump earlier Tuesday referenced Puerto Rico's impact on the federal budget as the island works to rebuild after Hurricane Maria.
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