Hurricane Fiona exacts heavy toll on Puerto Rico’s poorest communities

A house badly damaged by Hurricane Fiona in the Punta Diamante neighborhood of Ponce, Puerto Rico. EFE/Thais Llorca

By Esther Alaejos Ponce, Puerto Rico, Sep 22 (EFE).- Puerto Rico’s National Guard is providing urgent food assistance to poor districts of this southern city that were cut off due to severe flooding triggered by Hurricane Fiona, which dropped up to 76 centimeters (30 inches) of rain early this week on the southern portion of … Read more