Rossello on Monday said he ordered an investigation into complaints that water and food supplies weren't being delivered quickly to people in need in some municipalities, Reuters reported. Customers in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands are eligible for credits for time without service, and can discuss their specific situation with a customer service representative.
The Senator says establishing power can help the people of Puerto Rico get the economy back up and running.
Roughly 80 percent of the drug products manufactured on the island are consumed by US citizens in Puerto Rico and across all 50 states. One damage estimate cited by Rossello, from credit rating firm Moody's, puts the cost of Hurricane Maria at $95 billion, which is one-and-a-half times the island's gross national product.
For three decades, I've been traveling throughout Latin America, though I had never made it to Puerto Rico. Project Loon obtained consent agreements to use land mobile radio (LMR) radio spectrum in the 900 MHz band from existing carriers operating within Puerto Rico.
"We're fine", she said, mentioning high winds and some relatively minor damage to her area - Coabey, Puerto Rico, in a somewhat remote section of the island. President Donald Trump has continued to assert that his government is doing a quote "great job" with their response to the crisis.
One of the first agencies to provide assistance immediately after Hurricane Maria wreaked devastation on Puerto Rico was the New York Power Authority, the largest state public power organization in the nation.
In a joint effort with other senators, including U.S. Sen. Footage has appeared of hospitals in need, buildings in disrepair and people in distress.
The President also gave an impassioned defence of his towel-tossing actions in Puerto Rico.
The distribution of supplies including food, water and fuel has been a major challenge for the struggling government after Maria wiped out its power grid, flooded roads and crippled the communications system. "This is a prediction that would never be acceptable on the mainland and it should not be acceptable for the American citizens living on Puerto Rico".
As part of that commitment, FDA has an important mission to help Puerto Rico recover its medical product manufacturing base. The island left a powerful impression on me, and I hope to return to keep documenting its recovery. And earlier this year, US lawmakers appropriated an additional $300 million for the island, according to the report.