Memphis for Puerto Rico collects donations for Hurricane Maria victims

Randolph Lopez
October 10, 2017

She and several others are doing what they can to make sure the smaller cities in Puerto Rico have everything they need.

The lawsuit contended the fiscal plan, approved in March by the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico, violated provisions of the 2016 Puerto Rico rescue law known as PROMESA and the U.S. Constitution.

"We have 12,300 DoD personnel here in Puerto Rico, more than 600 FEMA and more than 2,000 EMACs from 25 states in Puerto Rico serving through the emergency", he said, adding that the hospital ship USNS Comfort is serving around Puerto Rico with a capacity of about 1,000 patients. But LNP chose to publish a very slanted story to slam America's response.

Traditional Hispanic foods reminded many Florida State Seminoles of home.

Almost 10 percent of the medicines used by Americans, plus numerous medical devices, are made in Puerto Rico, which lost most electricity when it was hit hard by Hurricane Maria about two weeks ago.

"We want them to know our door is open and all of us at Eastern Florida are ready to help them anyway we can".

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PRSA President Odalyz Guzman explained the organization's choice to go forward with donating to the Hispanic Federation's UNIDOS. "Things we might not even think of", she said.

"It doesn't matter where you are from", Curbelo said.

Ruiz traveled to the island on September 9 to enjoy a cruise with relatives, but after returning to port, she was stuck there because of Hurricane Maria.

"Just want to help out as much as we can. With this event, we, like everyone in Tallahassee, can be one step closer to helping people in need".

Santos and her daughters were volunteering their time Saturday to help the cause.

"There are certain areas of Puerto Rico that are unreached".

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