How to Help the People and Island of Puerto Rico
The situation in Puerto Rico is dire and according to recent reports, they are not receiving timely nor adequate assistance/support from the U.S. government.
In addition, foreign aid is not being allowed due to the Jones Act.
If you have other ways to support the people of Puerto Rico, please post here.
Here’s How You Can Help People In Puerto Rico – 3.5 million Americans are enduring “apocalyptic” conditions right now because of Hurricane Maria.
By Jennifer Bendery, Huffington Post, 09/24/2017 03:30 pm ET Updated 19 hours ago
donation links provided in the article at link:
read about the Jones Act:
lin-manuel miranda, “hamilton” stage creator & actor, has made an urgent call for aid to puerto rico via:
there is a direct link at his twitter feed.Marym625, avaistheone1, elias39 and 12 othersJan Boehmermann, Wood, Haikugal, Coldmountaintrail, Jefferson23, broiles, Charles, PADemD, duckpin, Mom Cat, area woman, LiberalElite like this"economic and environmental justice is spiritual work." ~ tom b. k. goldtooth .... "question everything – including, organizations touting labels proclaiming stewardship of living things and high ideals when in truth, they fanatically practice the stewardship of exploitation, greed, and destruction."
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