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Experts fear a major health crisis will unfold in Puerto Rico as the island remains without electricity and clean water.

Portions of President Donald Trump's visit to Puerto Rico to tour devastation from Hurricane Maria are going viral, like him throwing paper towels to people waiting for supplies and his joke that recovery costs are throwing the federal budget "out of whack". They could only withdraw a maximum of $40.

"People are unable to go to work, they cannot produce, they do not know when they can return to work", she said. "Part of it is due to the storm, part of it is due to human neglect". There is the expectation that the antiquated oil-burning power system and other public property may be sold to creditors; maybe a new electric grid could use the island's sun and wind potential.

With a population the size of Connecticut's and an economy smaller than Nebraska's, Puerto Rico has more debt than any U.S. state government except California, New York and Massachusetts.

However, nine have had power restored, and 59 are "operational to care for current patients or receiving patients". There were also two suicides, but Rossello did not provide details of those.

"My people are suffering".

"We are not going to bail them out", he said. "But, sometimes, his foul communication gets in the way".

Currently, the hospital is treating around 80 people.

With pools of water collecting, he said that they might also see more cases of the mosquito-borne dengue virus.

Associated Press writer Mike Melia in San Juan, Puerto Rico, contributed to this report.

"You can say goodbye to that". The hackers stole personal information, including names, birth dates, email addresses, phone numbers, scrambled passwords, and security questions and answers, Yahoo said, but not credit card or bank account information. "And we're going to have to wipe that out".

"We have to look at their whole debt structure", Trump said.

The family has no word on the condition of their home, hough they don't believe it's still standing.

The mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, took on the feminist rallying cry of the resistance in a sly rebuke of the president on Wednesday: by proudly wearing a "NASTY" shirt in a television interview. I am done being politically correct.

"My mind can't even fathom that", he said. "We are but one nation". We discuss our goings-on, play dominoes and share beers. The storm had already given him a stronger hand forcing creditors to accept less.

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The agency has now delivered food and water to all 79 municipalities in Puerto Rico, according to Alejandro De La Campa, a FEMA coordinating officer. The streets are lined with yellow extension cords so people can share power from what have become "neighborhood generators". The foundation recognizes that more than half of Cleveland's Hispanic population says one or more of their ancestors came from Puerto Rico.

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