Posted: Sep 13, 2018 21:36:02 | Updated: Sep 14, 2018 01:36:03
Nestor Serrano walks the remains of his home in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, in September 2017 after Hurricane Maria. blew away all four walls.
dent Donald Trump’s assertion on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, that the federal government’s response to Hurricane Maria was “an incredible, unsung success” is falling flat in Puerto Rico, where islanders are still struggling to recover a year later. For many, Trump’s boast is hard to square with their daily reality: Blackouts remain common, and nearly 60,000 homes have only a makeshift roof. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
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