Wait­ing to Ex­hale

Newsweek International - - IN FOCUS - RA­MON ESPINOSA

The Puerto Ri­can National Guard de­liv­ers food and wa­ter on Oc­to­ber 7. Weeks after Hur­ri­cane Maria hit, life has not re­turned to nor­mal. In the countryside, food and wa­ter are scarce, and even in cities, the storm de­stroyed the power grid, forc­ing most to rely on gen­er­a­tors. Those who can leave are mov­ing to the United States. As Jorge Duany, a pro­fes­sor at Florida In­ter­na­tional Univer­sity, told The New

York Times: “It’s going to be a stam­pede.”

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