Puerto Rico is an unincorporated territory of the US, whose capital is San Juan. Official languages of Puerto Rico are Spanish and English. Its economy is considered to be the most competitive in Latin America.
Calling each other “unhinged” and “crazed,” President Donald Trump and San Juan’s Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz went tit-for-tat on Twitter over relief efforts in Puerto Rico which is still recovering from a 2017 hurricane.
Puerto Rico is a “colony” which deserves self-determination according to Democratic Party congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who posted a tweet to mark the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria.
As Hurricane Florence bears down on the US, President Trump was blasted online after he said that the death count for Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico last year was raised by Democrats to make him look bad.
The makers of Ritz Crackers have warned customers not to consume some of their popular products over fears they have been contaminated with the harmful bacteria salmonella. The company is recalling over a dozen snack lines.