Puerto Rican Government Admits Hurricane Maria Had a Much Higher Death Toll Than Previously Reported

In an effort to secure additional, and more appropriate aid from Congress, the Puerto Rican government has admitted that Hurricane Maria incurred a much higher death toll than previously reported—though the number is still likely inaccurate. Per a new report issued last month, the government acknowledges 1,427 lives…

At Least 4,645 Died in Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria, Contradicting Official Government Death Toll of 64

In case you need further proof that the United States government doesn’t give a shit about the people of Puerto Rico or the ongoing, systemic damage Hurricane Maria caused the U.S. island last fall: at least 4,645 people died there because of the storm and its aftermath, according to a new Harvard study released…