September 21, 2022

Puerto Rico's Long Struggle to Keep the Lights On

by The Journal.

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Hurricane Fiona battered Puerto Rico’s shores, causing an island-wide blackout over the weekend. Now, more than a million people are still waiting for the lights to turn back on. WSJ’s Andrew Scurria explains that the company brought in to fix the grid hasn’t made much progress.


Further Reading:

- Hurricane Fiona Intensifies to Category 4 Storm and Is Blamed for Four Deaths 

- Puerto Rico Re-Examines Plan to Fix Power Grid as Fiona Cuts Electricity 

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