"To be tweeting about 3,000 people and be efficient, it's actually disrespectful for my country", said Cora, a former player from Caguas, about 20 miles south of San Juan.
Hurricane Maria lashed out on Puerto Rico in late 2017, killing a reported estimate of 3,000 people and depleting this United States of America territory of its resources.
He said: "When I left the Island, AFTER the storm had hit, they had anywhere from 6 to 18 deaths". He falsely claimed the number had been inflated by Democrats "in order to make me look as bad as possible".
"He's talking about the one a year ago, because he's been tweeting a lot about what a great job he did responding to Hurricane Maria, that decimated Puerto Rico last year", Colbert said. FIFTY TIMES LAST ORIGINAL NUMBER - NO WAY!The George Washington UniversitystudyPuerto Ricocommissioned - after many months of public complaints that casualties from the storm had been under-counted - compared the total number of deaths in the months following Hurricane Maria with historical patterns and demographic trends.
Cora said the issue does not lie with how many deaths were reported, but simply that there were people affected who were hurting for an extended period of time.
Puerto Rico's government is run by the New Progressive Party, a pro-statehood, Puerto Rico-only party made up of both Republicans and Democrats. "We all need to stop the blame game & focus on recovery, helping those still hurting & fixing the mistakes".
Dolphins swimming in flood water caused by Hurricane Florence
It is not know if the dolphins came into shore to find shelter from the storm or if they were dragged in the the high winds. In New Bern, the unsafe conditions prompted officials in the coastal city to place the city under 24-hour curfew at 7 a.m.
The official death count increased months after the storm because the government of Puerto Rico originally did not acknowledge counts from news outlets investigating the impact of the storm.
At the same time, the top Republican in Congress, House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, said he had no reason to dispute the official death toll, while Republican Senator Marco Rubio said tragedy should not be politicised.
President Donald Trump tosses paper towels into the crowd during his visit to Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
"Over many months, it went to 64 people", Trump tweeted.
Puerto Rican officials have previously blamed mismanagement on Fema, whereas President Trump has said authorities on the island are incompetent.
In this September 4, 2018 photo, Gloria Rosado Ortiz holds a photograph of her late husband Ernesto Curiel in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on September 4, 2018. Rep. Luis Gutierrez, whose parents were Puerto Rican immigrants, spoke on the House floor in front of a printout of the Puerto Rican flag, saying Trump is "delusional" and incapable or "empathy or basic human decency".
The US federal government's response to Hurricane Maria has come under fresh scrutiny this week.
And even if their homes survived intact, hundreds of thousands of utility customers who lack power have limited food options. There are at least two other coal-fired Duke plants in North Carolina that are likely to be affected by the storm.
Henry McMaster urged patience, emphasizing that his state had never seen "a hurricane staying on top of us for this long". The National Weather Service reported wind gusts of up to 21 miles per hour on September 14 morning in Columbia.
The latest forecast models for Hurricane Florence indicate it is now likely to dump rain on parts of NY and CT early next week. It is looking more likely that the CSRA could see wind and heavy rain from the storm this weekend into early next week.
EST, the storm was centered 280 miles east southeast of Wilmington , North Carolina , and was moving northwest at 17 mph. But his partner, Emily Whisler, said she will stay at the university where she is a resident in the psychiatry program.
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The storm's first casualties were reported in Wilmington, North Carolina, just north of where this pier is located. NASA published a picture from space of the hurricane "Florence," which struck on the coast of the United States.
By Friday morning Florence had already sapped power to almost 450,000 customers in the Carolinas, emergency officials said. Rains have been relentless, and Florence continues to dump a "catastrophic" amount of water in its path.
Governors of those states have already declared states of emergency, as have the governors of Virginia and Maryland. Emergency workers monitor hurricane progress at the Emergency operations centre in Wilmington, North Carolina.
Florence barreling closer to coast of Carolinas
Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Emergency declarations were in force in Georgia, South and North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Typhoon Mangkhut heads towards China
As of Thursday afternoon, Mangkhut was spotted 575 km east-northeast of the Philippines with winds reaching speeds up to 255 km/h. In Fujian province and elsewhere, tens of thousands of fishing boats returned to port and construction work came to a stop.
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The changing death toll from Hurricane Maria
Trump has been laser-focused on hurricane response this week, just not this one", says Colbert. He's now falsely claiming that 3,000 people did not die in the wake of the devastating storm.
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