After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico is still struggling

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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?

Credits

Guests:
William Ramirez - ACLU / Inter-American University School of Law, Arelis Hernandez - The Washington Post - @arelisrhdz, Ed Morales - Columbia University’s Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race - @SpanglishKid

Host:
Jamil Smith

Producers:
Quinn O'Toole, Katie Cooper, Yael Even Or, Sáša Woodruff, Gideon Brower