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The lights are still out for nearly half a million Puerto Ricans.
After Hurricane Maria struck the US territory on September 20, a crippling blackout descended over its 3.4 million residents, cutting communication between loved ones, spoiling food and life-saving medications, and nixing access to banks and clean water.
Nearly four months after the storm, more than 450,000 Puerto Ricans remain without power, and thousands have no clean water.
It’s the result of an abused electric grid left to rot — and what’s happening in Puerto Rico could happen in many other parts of America. Here’s what it looks like on the ground.
Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017. Nearly four months later, more than 450,000 Puerto Ricans are still living in a blackout.
The storm didn’t just damage the island’s already-fragile power supply. It also shredded flattened buildings, and leveled cars. Ernestina Lebron, a resident of Maunabo, still has no roof.
Life has not gotten back to normal. Hurricane Maria’s death toll on the island is now thought to be closer to 1,052, according to a recent New York Times analysis.
Source: The New York Times
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Stockings are often associated with sexy, feminine outfits. It’s usually worn under skirts and dresses, and also paired with sensual lingerie. Of course, as fashion girls and celebrities would show, these aren’t the only combos you can make with them. Kathryn Bernardo performed on ASAP earlier this month wearing snap-off pants and red fishnet stockings […]
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The 100th anniversary of votes for (some) women heralds a year of plays, parades and talks and includes the Museum of London’s suffragette movement exhibition
The 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act 1918 is to be marked on 6 February. It was legislation that enabled all men and some women over the age of 30 to vote for the first time and paved the way for universal suffrage 10 years later.
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