Photo: Puerto Rico National Guard Soldiers supply the HIMA San Pablo Hospital in Bayamon with 4,000 gallons of diesel to power their generator and keep health services working (Sgt. Alexis Velez of The National Guard)
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The official death count in Puerto Rico attributed to Hurricane Maria is 64 people. Today, Puerto Rico’s governor called for a review of the death count after media organizations have found the mortality rate is at least seven times that. Puerto Rico’s Center for Investigative Journalism estimates that — in September and October, the two months following the storm — the number of people dead in Puerto Rico increased by more than 1,000. How is Washington D.C. obligated to help?
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Ed Morales, Columbia University’s Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race (@SpanglishKid)
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