Puerto Ricans and Ultrarich â€œPuertopiansâ€ Are Locked in a Pitched Struggle Over How to Remake the Island
This article shares a 'bright spot' admist the devastation of Hurricane Maria! However the story is complex and a battle between privatization and the public good unfolds. This article includes a video on the topic. Naomi Klein writes:
"Like everywhere else in Puerto Rico, the small mountain city of Adjuntas was plunged into total darkness by Hurricane Maria. When residents left their homes to take stock of the damage, they found themselves not only without power and water, but also totally cut off from the rest of the island. Every single road was blocked, either by mounds of mud washed down from the surrounding peaks, or by fallen trees and branches. Yet amid this devastation, there was one bright spot.