Congressional Members Debate a Bill Providing $4.67 Billion in Assistance to Puerto Rico

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WASHINGTON, DC — February 8, 2020 — Members debate a bill providing $4.67 billion in assistance to Puerto Rico following a series of recent earthquakes with significant funding for educational needs, repairs to transportation infrastructure, and community development activities. https://www.c-span.org/video/?468931-1/house-debates-puerto-rico-disaster-relief

eHeziCongressional Members Debate a Bill Providing $4.67 Billion in Assistance to Puerto Rico

Earthquake Forecast for Puerto Rico: Dozens More Large Aftershocks are Likely
By Prof. RICHARD ASTER

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  Multiple strong and damaging earthquakes in southern Puerto Rico starting around Dec. 28, 2019 have killed at least one person, caused many serious injuries and collapsed numerous buildings, including a multistory school in the town of Guánica that luckily was empty at the time. These quakes are the most damaging to strike Puerto Rico since 1918, and the island …

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By Prof. RICHARD ASTER

Former Secretary of Puerto Rico Department of Education Julia Keleher Indicted with Another Individual for Bribery, Conspiracy, and Wire Fraud

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SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – January 28, 2020 — Julia Beatrice Keleher, former Secretary of the Puerto Rico Department of Education (“PR DoE”), and Ariel Gutiérrez-Rodríguez have on January 15, 2020 been indicted for their participation in a bribery scheme and conspiracy to commit honest services fraud, announced U.S. Attorney for the District of Puerto Rico W. Stephen Muldrow. The …

eHeziFormer Secretary of Puerto Rico Department of Education Julia Keleher Indicted with Another Individual for Bribery, Conspiracy, and Wire Fraud

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Statement on President Trump Approving Disaster Declaration for Puerto Rico

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https://earthquaketrack.com/p/puerto-rico/recent The largest earthquake in Puerto Rico: SOURCE: earthquaketrack.com  San Juan has had: (M1.5 or greater) 6 earthquakes in the past 24 hours 69 earthquakes in the past 7 days 241 earthquakes in the past 30 days 1,150 earthquakes in the past 365 days The largest earthquake in San Juan: January 19, 2020: 4.7 in Guánica, Guanica, Puerto Rico this …

eHeziGovernor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Statement on President Trump Approving Disaster Declaration for Puerto Rico

Joint Statement From Assembly Member Marcos Crespo, Assembly Member Maritza Davila, and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. on Federal Government’s Release of Disaster Aid Funding to Puerto Rico

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THE BRONX, NY — January 15, 2020 — “This morning we learned that the Trump Administration has belatedly agreed to provide some of the funding that Congress already authorized to help Puerto Rico repair the damage caused by Hurricane Maria. “This news comes as we and Governor Cuomo are wrapping up one of many trips we have taken together to …

eHeziJoint Statement From Assembly Member Marcos Crespo, Assembly Member Maritza Davila, and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. on Federal Government’s Release of Disaster Aid Funding to Puerto Rico

Transcript of Governor Cuomo on 1010 WINS with Jeff Allen

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Governor Cuomo: “Symbolically, while we’re watching government at its worst in Washington, the Statue of Liberty is a symbol of America at her best. So, keeping the torch lit I think is a perfect metaphor while this situation is devolving in Washington.”   NEW YORK, NY — December 22, 2018 — Earlier today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo was a guest …

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Puerto Rico Invites A Write-Off
By LARRY M. ELKIN, CPA, CFP®

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Puerto Rican officials recently released a report saying that nearly 3,000 people died as a result of Hurricane Maria. Many people are upset, although few are surprised, at the revelation that the storm cost many more lives than official estimates reflected. You may have had to look harder to find another headline about Puerto Rico a few weeks earlier, since …

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By LARRY M. ELKIN, CPA, CFP®

This Year Demands a Defiant Puerto Rican Day Parade
By Bronx Borough President RUBEN DIAZ Jr.

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For the past 60 years, the National Puerto Rican Day Parade has been a celebration of everything that it means to be Boricua. Each June, we come together to march up Fifth Ave. not only to show the world our pride in our culture and heritage, but to highlight our contributions to the overall success of this city and this …

eHeziThis Year Demands a Defiant Puerto Rican Day Parade
By Bronx Borough President RUBEN DIAZ Jr.

Yonkers Fire Fighters – I.A.F.F. – Local 628 Presented a Donation of $10,000 to The Afya Foundation in Relief Efforts to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

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YONKERS, NY — December 9, 2017 — The International Association of Fire Fighters – Yonkers Firefighters Union Local 628, have been instrumental in Afya’s relief efforts to and on the islands. In the weeks following Hurricanes Maria and Irma, they purchased urgently needed supplies such as Ensure and Pedialyte, among others. The supplies, delivered to Afya’s warehouse, were presented in …

eHeziYonkers Fire Fighters – I.A.F.F. – Local 628 Presented a Donation of $10,000 to The Afya Foundation in Relief Efforts to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

John Bailey, White Plains CitizeNetReporter Publisher, National Political Analyst Michael Edelman, Esq., José Roman, The Puerto Rican Cultural Foundation President, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level – Monday, October 9, 2017 @10am DST

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — White Plains CitizeNetReporter Publisher and Monday Co-host speaks to the Democratic Primary Elections vis-a-vis the Roach victory over Lecuona and the takeaway learned in the campaign process. Do the incumbents know to say little and the challengers choose to say too little? Has politics become a quasi-science of tactics to which little concern is given issues? …

eHeziJohn Bailey, White Plains CitizeNetReporter Publisher, National Political Analyst Michael Edelman, Esq., José Roman, The Puerto Rican Cultural Foundation President, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level – Monday, October 9, 2017 @10am DST