The Heat: Puerto Rico still rebuilding one year after Hurricane Maria

The Heat

During the past year, Puerto Ricans have struggled to recover from the strongest hurricane to rock their territory in almost a century. The physical and environmental damage to the island was compounded by political controversy. Disillusioned by politics, government bureaucracy and mismanagement, Puerto Ricans have learned to rely on each other to rebuild and survive.

CGTN’s Nitza Soledad Perez reports from Puerto Rico.

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  • Armando Valdes-Prieto is a political consultant and Former Director of Puerto Rico’s Office of Management and Budget.
  • Phillip Arroyo is a political analyst.
  • Rafael Bernal is a staff writer for The Hill.
  • Michael Deibert is an investigative journalist and is writing a book on Puerto Rico.

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