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Hundreds gather to remember the devastation of Hurricane
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Hundreds gather to remember the devastation of Hurricane

A lot of the pain and anger Puerto Ricans feel is based on the neglect of the federal government.

Anger remains one year after Hurricane Maria ripped through Puerto Rico
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Anger remains one year after Hurricane Maria ripped through Puerto Rico

Protesters believe that the federal government is to blame.

Hurricane Maria remembered through vigil and protest
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Hurricane Maria remembered through vigil and protest

After the services the attendees marched to nearby Trump Tower.

Some Puerto Ricans angered over Trump politicizing hurricane’s updated death toll
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Some Puerto Ricans angered over Trump politicizing hurricane’s updated death toll

President Trump claimed that the numbers went up “like magic.”

Puerto Rican families displaced by hurricane, rally to stop FEMA evictions
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Puerto Rican families displaced by hurricane, rally to stop FEMA evictions

Housing aid can be lost.

Puerto Rico stuck in an environmental crisis
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Puerto Rico stuck in an environmental crisis

The island’s battered infrastructure continues to be a problem and many believe it won’t be able to handle the increasing threat of climate change if no changes are made.

Hurricane Maria survivors find a home in New Jersey
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Hurricane Maria survivors find a home in New Jersey

More than 40 Puerto Rican transplants have landed in Hudson County, New Jersey as a direct result of Hurricane Maria, according to the Jersey City Board of Education.

NYU welcomes Puerto Rican hurricanes survivors to campus
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NYU welcomes Puerto Rican hurricanes survivors to campus

Bennett and Garcia decided to transfer after barely managing one semester on the recovering island.

Bronx Latinos support Puerto Rican and Mexican disaster victims
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Bronx Latinos support Puerto Rican and Mexican disaster victims

Southern Boulevard was filled with donations.

NYC Puerto Ricans’ frustrations mount in wake of destruction
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NYC Puerto Ricans’ frustrations mount in wake of destruction

The state of New York is home to over a million people who identify as Puerto Rican, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the largest number in any state.