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Hurricane Maria's Impact on Puerto Rico: How a Corrupt Government and Debt-Ridden Island Created the Perfect Storm for Disaster

Angelica Katcher


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  "description": "<p>The scenic island of Puerto Rico is beautiful from coast to coast. However, when one takes a deeper dive into her political climate, government, and the state of her people, it won&#39;t take very long to realize the potentially irreparable harm being done. From seemingly unpayable debt to a vicious cycle of corruption, and being hit by the most deadly hurricane since 2004, Puerto Rico&rsquo;s socioeconomic standing in the world is quickly plummeting. In order to understand the current state of this nation and why they are suffering so violently, it&#39;s important to understand that these issues are nothing new, rather they&rsquo;ve simply been magnified.&nbsp;</p>", 
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  "headline": "Hurricane Maria's Impact on Puerto Rico: How a Corrupt Government and Debt-Ridden Island Created the Perfect Storm for Disaster", 
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  "datePublished": "2020-08-12", 
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