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.
As a graphic video of a vile Chicago shooting over the weekend made rounds on local and social media – but not national news – the founder of an award-winning Democrat PAC claimed the victims deserved it, then deleted his account.
A woman claiming to be the aunt of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) has pushed back on her charge that ex-president Donald Trump is to blame for Puerto Rico’s troubles after Hurricane Maria, instead pointing to local leaders.
Much of Puerto Rico has been left in darkness after a large blaze and an explosion knocked out a power plant in San Juan, the island’s capital. Dramatic footage of the aftermath of the blast has made the rounds online.
Conservatives ridiculed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for using the dilapidated condition of her grandma’s Puerto Rico house to score points against Donald Trump. One pundit, however, set about raising some money for poor old abuela.
New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez triggered a wave of criticism after posting a tweet meant to blast ex-president Donald Trump’s policies in Puerto Rico while sharing photos of her grandmother’s run-down home on the island.