Trump hints at ending aid as Puerto Ricans forced to drink polluted water

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With issues of access to sanitary water growing more dire in Puerto Rico, President Trump hints at withdrawing FEMA personnel. Estimates claim that one third of Puerto Rico inhabitants are without sanitary water, and as the desperation grows, more Puerto Ricans are attempting to acquire water from contaminated sources, such as wells, rivers, and streams. Trump’s intention to reduce emergency responders in Puerto Rico has garnered heavy criticism from New York congresswoman, Nydia Velázquez and San Juan mayor, Carmen Yulín Cruz.

 

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Samantha Underwood

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