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Y así se van 40 años de historia… Ahora, los famosos locutores se reinventarán y lanzarán una emisora de radio por internet. https://www.metro.pr/pr/entretenimiento/2018/03/03/alfa-rock-sale-oficialmente-la-radio-boricua.html 
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The State Department permanently reduces staff at U.S. embassy in Cuba by 60%, citing the health attacks on its personnel. The decision has drawn swift reaction. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/u-s-decision-permanently-reduce-cuba-embassy-staff-draws-swift-n852791  by: @c_sesin via @nbcnewspic.twitter.com/qui8bMyAKB
 

The State Department permanently reduces staff at U.S. embassy in Cuba by 60%, citing the “health attacks” on its personnel. The decision has drawn swift reaction.https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/u-s-decision-permanently-reduce-cuba-embassy-staff-draws-swift-n852791 … by:  via  

Cuando Estados Unidos prohibió las armas de asalto | http://bit.ly/2t8WpHC  @LaPerlaPRpic.twitter.com/VY6Qjr76Be
 

Cuando Estados Unidos prohibió las armas de asalto | http://bit.ly/2t8WpHC  

Puerto Rico Electricity from mikenova (3 sites): puerto rico electricity – BingNews: Puerto Rico capital hit by blackout for 2nd day in a row

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico Power went out in Puerto Rico’s capital Friday for the second day in a row as the U.S. territory struggles to restore electricity to more than 200,000 people who remain in the dark nearly six months after Hurricane Maria. puerto rico electricity – BingNews

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Commercial drones are pretty lazy. Think about it: They spend most of their time taking photos and videos, inspecting equipment and streaming the footage back to HQ, or performing automated mapping or scanning tasks with assorted sensors. No heavy lifting … puerto rico electricity – BingNews

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El “amanecer del universo”: así eran las primeras estrellas que se crearon tras el Big Bang http://bit.ly/2CUJHvO pic.twitter.com/i6ZP7o91BE
 

El “amanecer del universo”: así eran las primeras estrellas que se crearon tras el Big Banghttp://bit.ly/2CUJHvO  

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Insiste en que se prometió restablecer el sistema eléctrico en 45 días
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Lo de los 45 días fue verbal, aseguró Pesquera. Catorce días después de esa reunión, Rosselló Nevares prometió públicamente en una conferencia de prensa que el sistema eléctrico sería restablecido en un 95% para mediados de diciembre de 2017. El  

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efe’s YouTube Videos: Penélope Cruz recibe el César de Honor del cine francés de manos de Almodovar
 

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París (Francia), 2 mar (EFE/EPA).- (Imagen: André Pain) De manos de Pedro Almodóvar, la española Penélope Cruz recibió el César de Honor del cine francés, homenaje a toda su carrera, visiblemente emocionada, un premio que quiso dedicar a su familia, en particular a su madre presente en la gala en París.

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Bridgetown (Barbados), 2 mar (EFE).- (Imagen: Belén Delgado).-En la isla de Barbados, como en otras muchas del Caribe, la mayor parte de los alimentos que se consumen viene de fuera, una dependencia de alto coste capaz también de pasar factura a la salud de sus habitantes.
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Roxana Gay, la mujer que fue abusada por el hombre que amaba y sus amigos http://bit.ly/2H0M82z pic.twitter.com/bVsAkshEMx
 

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Eduardo Bhatia preside la Confederación Parlamentaria de las Américas http://bit.ly/2FQnKkQ pic.twitter.com/0lXeTAXsvq
 

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Crearán expertos en fraude y corrupción http://bit.ly/2FRbHUt pic.twitter.com/CjrdD5ohDd
 

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Y así se van 40 años de historia… Ahora, los famosos locutores se reinventarán y lanzarán una emisora de radio por internet. https://www.metro.pr/pr/entretenimiento/2018/03/03/alfa-rock-sale-oficialmente-la-radio-boricua.html 
 

Y así se van 40 años de historia… Ahora, los famosos locutores se reinventarán y lanzarán una emisora de radio por internet. https://www.metro.pr/pr/entretenimiento/2018/03/03/alfa-rock-sale-oficialmente-la-radio-boricua.html …

POLICE Magazine: PowerDMS Public-Facing Documents Increases Transparency and Trust for Law Enforcement Agencies

In response to increased demand for law enforcement compliance with accreditation standards, legal requirements, state mandates, and public records requests, and to enhance community trust and transparency, PowerDMS—a law enforcement’s leader in policy and training management technology— announces the launch of Public-Facing Documents.This add-on feature for the software’s Policy module gives designated users the ability to publish policies and other critical content to their agency’s website for members of the community to view and download.

“In 2015, the state of Maryland passed legislation requiring all law enforcement agencies to post official policies on their agency’s website for the community to view,” says Lieutenant Robert Quick with the Baltimore Police Department. “With Public-Facing Documents and PowerDMS, in two clicks we can meet this requirement and ensure our citizens have access to the most current policies and procedures—the same ones our officers are referencing daily.”

Uploading critical documents to an agency’s website is not a new concept—law enforcement agencies have been doing this for years. However, the process is often tedious, involves an IT department, and leaves room for misrepresentation and mistakes.

“When our customers told us how they share required documents with their communities, we knew they needed a simpler, more trustworthy solution,” said Heath Hensley, chief technology officer at PowerDMS. “With Public-Facing Documents, when a user updates something in PowerDMS, those updates are automatically reflected in the published version on the public-facing site. This eliminates any possible discrepancy between the policy used internally and the one the public sees.”

Public-Facing Documents is available, at an additional annual fee, to PowerDMS customers using the software’s Policy module.

 

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FEMA ofrece consejos de reparación y reconstrucción en Salinas y Guayama | http://bit.ly/2FapwA7  @LaPerlaPRpic.twitter.com/KqOaPUeOMX
 

FEMA ofrece consejos de reparación y reconstrucción en Salinas y Guayama | http://bit.ly/2FapwA7  

Puerto Rico Rebuilding of Services and Infrastructure after Maria – Google News: The road to recovery: Prospect of federal funding could reshape Puerto Rico’s health system – ModernHealthcare.com
 


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7:44 AM 3/3/2018 M.N.: Feed The Hungry, Reduce The Crime!
 

M.N.: Feed The Hungry, Reduce The Crime!

This might be one of the most important factors and social services. PR and Federal Government should support these “food track” businesses and utilize their services to feed the hungry in Puerto Rico at a fraction of the cost, while some companies contracted to deal with this problem, frankly abuse their privileges and public trust. There are a lot of hungry people on the Island. This is not a trivial matter. Dear Governor, Mr. Rosello, please pay attention to this issue. 

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The implications for hunger and food insecurity might seem less dire when you consider that almost 85 percent of the food consumed in Puerto Rico is imported … Boricuá and WhyHunger are also raising funds for transportation and other expenses that the brigades will need to move between communities, …

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Los dueños de negocios ambulantes en Carolina no descartan acudir al tribunal para impugnar el nuevo reglamento municipal, el cual, a su juicio, atenta contra su sustento y busca eliminar la operación de este tipo de negocio.

Yareli Manning, portavoz de Food Truck Republic, organización que representa a los food trucks en la isla, dijo estar preocupada con la decisión del municipio de sacar a los negocios ambulantes, sobre todo a los de comida. Si desaparecen los food trucks de Carolina, se afectarán cientos de familias.

Se habla mucho del empresario que Puerto Rico necesita después de María. Esos son emprendedores como los dueños de food trucks, gente trabajadora, luchadora, que quieren echar pa lante, empezar un negocio pequeño y no depender del gobierno para su sustento. ¿Por qué quieren eliminarlos en Carolina? Este es el primer paso para crear algo más grande, expresó la portavoz de Food Truck Republic.

Ella no opera negocios ambulantes en Carolina, pero señaló que le preocupa la ordenanza. A mí me afecta porque temo que esta medida pueda adoptarse en otros municipios. Esto porque, según ella, todo apunta a que los restaurantes son los que están presionando a los municipios para protegerse ellos y sacar a los food trucks.

Sin embargo, José Salvatella, presidente de la Asociación de Restaurantes (Asore), negó que se opongan a los food trucks, aunque favorece que se les regule porque vivimos en un país de ley y orden. Sobre el reglamento , dijo, está dentro de los parámetros que tienen los municipios autónomos, y agregó que no objeta nada del documento.

Pero Manning y otros comerciantes sí tienen reparos. Esta indicó que el reglamento interviene con espacios en propiedades privadas, como malls y gasolineras; y pese a que el Cuerpo de Bomberos autoriza su operación, el municipio les deniega el permiso.

Mencionó además que el reglamento limita la operación a 12 horas. La ley de cierre se derogó y los comercios pueden abrir cuando quieran, y en Carolina el municipio prohíbe que un negocio ambulante abra para vender desayunos, almuerzos y cenas. Criticó también que se discrimine con los comerciantes que no residen allí, pues el permiso cuesta más si el solicitante vive en otro pueblo.

Omar Domínguez, dueño del food truck El Churry en el centro comercial Los Colobos y uno de los afectados, lamentó que el reglamento final haya quedado igual al borrador, después de que decenas de comerciantes expresaran sus sugerencias en la vista pública. Cuestionó el que se le requiera a un centro comercial volver a solicitar el permiso de uso, si desea rentar un espacio a un negocio ambulante en el estacionamiento.

¿Qué centro comercial se va a exponer a solicitar una enmienda al permiso de uso, con lo que eso conlleva, para que una guagua de comida opere en su parking? Eso es oneroso, arriesgado y difícil. De facto, es imposible, manifestó Domínguez.

Mientras, Ricardo Rivera Badía, presidente de All Around Franchise & Business Consultants y quien representa franquicias en Carolina, dijo que ante la renuencia del municipio en los últimos años de otorgar permisos en áreas públicas, los comerciantes han optado por alquilar espacios en propiedades privadas.

Aunque es más costoso, viabiliza la operación. Pero ahora, el municipio vuelve al ataque y lo impide. Este reglamento está diseñado para no permitir a los food trucks en Carolina. Agregó que esto afecta a varias franquicias, ya que al cerrar los food trucks en ese municipio, las compañías matrices dejarán de recibir las regalías.

Por su parte, Iván Ayuso, gerente de Infraestructura de Carolina, negó que el ayuntamiento esté en contra de los food trucks, y señaló que se permiten en las zonas industriales, es decir en las calles interiores y secundarias, cerca de dichos parques industriales.

A preguntas de este diario, de por qué el reglamento es ambiguo sobre los requisitos para obtener un permiso, Ayuso respondió que los permisos de negocios ambulantes son discrecionales. La ley de Municipios Autónomos no dice que si el negocio cumple con los requisitos, se le tiene que aprobar el permiso. El permiso no es ministerial, eso no existe.

Sobre la prohibición de estos negocios en gasolineras, sostuvo que el municipio busca evitar que haya accidentes. No hay problemas si el comerciante lo establece dentro de la tienda de conveniencia, pero fuera no. Es arriesgado.

Y en cuanto al reparo de que estén en los estacionamientos de centros comerciales, dijo que las guaguas de comida le quitan espacios de estacionamiento al centro comercial. No obstante, ese requisito no aplica si el mall establece un car wash, pues según Ayuso, ese tipo de negocio es un uso accesorio del estacionamiento y no elimina parking.

El gerente de Infraestructura cuestionó además el que algunos food trucks hayan diseñado un sistema de servi-auto en sus instalaciones. Una cosa es tener un negocio ambulante y otra es pretender tener un restaurante de servicio completo. El food truck no puede ser lo mejor de dos mundos; no puedes pagar por una cosa y tener otra.

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Even before Hurricanes Irma and Maria struck Puerto Rico, hunger and food insecurity were much more common among Puerto Ricans than among their fellow U.S. citizens in the 50 states.

Before the hurricanes, 1.5 million Puerto Ricans were food insecure. The child food insecurity rate was 56 percent nearly triple the average for the rest of the United States.

Hurricane Maria was a Category 4 hurricane that caused extensive destruction. Some reports show that 80 percent of the islands overhead power lines have been damaged in the storm and it could take months to restore them. As of October 10, 2017, the Federal Emergency Management Agency estimated that only 15 percent of the islands electricity had been restored leaving 85 percent of the island without electricity.

Families have no way of earning money for their basic needs such as food, water, and shelterlet alone the additional re-sources needed to rebuild their homes, farms, and businesses. We believe that most, if not all, families are currently food insecure, regardless of income.

Before the hurricanes, Puerto Ricans were four times as likely to be food insecure as the average American.

FEMA orders 30 million meals for hungry Puerto Ricans, only 50,000 are delivered
 

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Puerto Rico is still suffering from widespread hunger and lack of electricity after the devastation of Hurricane Maria. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) was tasked with providing food to millions of Puerto Ricans who desperately needed food. It was estimated over 30 million meals were needed to adequately feed these people.

To accomplish this monumental task, FEMA awarded the contract to Tiffany Brown, an Atlanta entrepreneur with absolutely no experience in large-scale disaster relief. Looking into her past government contracts, you would find five were cancelled for never delivering on the terms. This particular contract awarded to her by FEMA totaled $156 million, which is utterly baffling, considering she is the sole owner and employee of her company, Tribute Contracting LLC.

Brown set out to find help in filling this immense contract, so she hired a small time wedding caterer out of Atlanta with a small staff of 11 employees. The meals they packaged contained freeze-dried chicken and rice, and a vegetable soup, then shipped the food overseas using a nonprofit in located in Texas.

At the time when a little less than half of the meals were due, FEMA inspectors realized several problems. Only 50,000 of them had been delivered, severely below the required mark. The other problem was the meals were not self-heating meals as the pouches used to heat them were shipped separately, with many not even arriving.

Carolyn Ward, the FEMA contracting officer handling the agreement contacted Brown saying, Do not ship another meal. Your contract is terminated. FEMA insists that no one missed a meal due to the failed contract with Brown, as they relied on other food suppliers, according to William Booher, a FEMA spokesman. Booher went on to say, At the time of the contract termination there were ample commodity supplies in the pipeline, and distribution was not affected.

Brown has disputed the termination of her contract, saying it was unfairly terminated by FEMA on the grounds they did not specify the meals and heaters had to be together. She does not believe they cancelled the contract due to the late delivery. Brown is seeking a settlement of $70 million, as the subcontractor she used has threatened to sue her for breach of contract.

Puerto Rico is still experiencing a severe shortage of food. Hurricane Maria destroyed key ports that were crucial for imports that allowed for a steady stream of food and supplies. In addition, electricity was out for the majority of the island, making it impossible for supermarkets to keep their perishable products fresh.

This is just one of several contracts awarded in the early days of the hurricane aftermath that are testament to whether FEMA was adequately prepared to handle a disaster of this multitude. In November, a contract was awarded to a newly created company in Florida to provide $30 million worth of tarps and plastic sheeting for repairs. The company, Bronze Star LLC, never delivered on those needed supplies, and FEMA eventually cancelled the contract without payment, but the entire ordeal took nearly four weeks. Meanwhile, the people of Puerto Rico remain in dire need of these supplies.

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11:14 AM 3/3/2018 – M.N.: And who will guard the guardians, who will watch the experts?

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“He stressed that one of the most frequent forms of fraud, the main problem that Puerto Rico has, is corruption. “Not only is it the first problem in Puerto Rico, it is the first problem in Latin America and the Caribbean and within the first two problems of the world. The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and there are public statistics, has told us that the first problem that the West and the eastern part of Europe have is corruption. That’s enough statistics for us to give importance to that. ”

“We are not talking about conventional crime. We are talking about criminals who are inserted in the economic process of the country. Statistically the economic cost of this crime is much higher, “he said.”

M.N.: And who will guard the guardians, who will watch the experts?

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The proliferation of economic crime, among whose main manifestations is fraud and public corruption, requires a type of researcher with the adequate preparation to face this type of delinquent, for which the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico is close to initiate courses leading to master’s degree is this specialty.

In Puerto Rico there is no formal education related to this type of crime, which is different from conventional crime, said Dr. Melvin Rosario, professor at the Criminal Justice School of the Metro Campus of the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico.

“There are no certifications tempered to this type of criminal who have the rigor of a good minimum preparation,” he said.

Their expressions took place within the framework of the First International Fraud Detection Symposium: An Interdisciplinary Strategy, organized by the educational entity with the participation of international guests.

“We have realized that for us to train an individual who has the right skills to investigate economic crimes can not be just giving him criminal investigation techniques, he has to know about psychology, he has to know sophisticated interview techniques, he has to know about The Deception Detection. So this is an interdisciplinary work, universities have to consider how to improve that preparation, “said the educator.

He reported that the university proposed and is already advanced the approval process, a new master’s degree in Economic Crime Research, in addition to partnerships with institutions such as the National Institute for Fraud Research in Colombia, which was represented at the symposium.

He said that the master’s degree has already been approved by the Academic Senate of the University and will soon be presented to the Higher Education Council. “I am sure that at the beginning of next year we will have it available,” he said.

He put the initiative in perspective by stating that “this is the first economic problem that Puerto Rico has. It is not that we do not have help, it is not that we do not have an economy, it is that what we have, whatever it is, is stolen from us “.

He stressed that one of the most frequent forms of fraud, the main problem that Puerto Rico has, is corruption. “Not only is it the first problem in Puerto Rico, it is the first problem in Latin America and the Caribbean and within the first two problems of the world. The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and there are public statistics, has told us that the first problem that the West and the eastern part of Europe have is corruption. That’s enough statistics for us to give importance to that. ”

“We are not talking about conventional crime. We are talking about criminals who are inserted in the economic process of the country. Statistically the economic cost of this crime is much higher, “he said.

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10:04 AM 3/3/2018 – The Blame Game: Pesquera “insists that it [US Army Corps of Engineers] promised to restore the electric system in 45 days” but it was not “documented”. Take a log out of your own eye, Mr. Pesquera: You promised to reduce and control crime for the last several years, and the crime situation is worse than ever. And it was very well “documented”.

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10:04 AM 3/3/2018

Héctor Pesquera – Google News: Insiste en que se prometió restablecer el sistema eléctrico en 45 días – El Nuevo Dia.com
 


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Lo de los 45 días fue verbal, aseguró Pesquera. Catorce días después de esa reunión, Rosselló Nevares prometió públicamente en una conferencia de prensa que el sistema eléctrico sería restablecido en un 95% para mediados de diciembre de 2017. El 

AEE asegura que ya han energizado el 88.59% del país | http://bit.ly/2oELkcJ  @LaPerlaPRpic.twitter.com/LvFsmW1EtM

AEE asegura que ya han energizado el 88.59% del país | http://bit.ly/2oELkcJ  

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Pesquera “insists that it [US Army Corps of Engineers] promised to restore the electric system in 45 days” but it was not “documented”. 

M.N.: My Response: About 90% of electricity is restored by them, as promised, documented or not, and they continue working on it. Take a log out of your own eye, Mr. Pesquera: You promised to reduce and control crime for the last several years, in your various positions, in three latest governorships, and the crime situation is worse than ever. And it was very well “documented”. 

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The promise of the US Army Corps of Engineers (Use, for its acronym in English) to restore the electrical system in 45 days was verbal and was not reflected in the document in which the government assigned to this US unit the task of repair.

The Secretary of Public Security, Hector Pesquera, who was at the meeting in which the document was signed, indicated that the estimate of the duration of the repairs came from the same Lieutenant General of the Usace, Todd Semonite. At that time, there was talk that the works would be financed with funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA, for its acronym in English) and would entail an investment of $ 87 million.

“If you put it in perspective, with the government broken, 10 days after the hurricane (September 30) and with the help of the people who built the Panama Canal (in reference to Usace), there were no doubts, at that time, That’s something possible, “Pesquera said in an interview with El Nuevo Día.

“They said they had flown over the system and they knew the magnitude of the damage,” the secretary added, showing a photo of the document that Semonite gave the governor to sign completing the formal part of the mission’s start.

It was a form that, among other things, mentions in general terms, the mission of restoring the electrical system, priority was assigned to the work and the period of emergency was specified, which would end at the end of this month, when the six were completed months of the passage of the cyclone.

Neither the form signed by Governor Ricardo Rosselló Nevares nor the one that was subsequently endorsed by another local government official to correct some formalities of the process that reparations would be made in 45 days.

“The 45 days were verbal,” said Pesquera.

Fourteen days after that meeting, Rosselló Nevares publicly promised at a press conference that the electric system would be restored by 95% by mid-December 2017. The Usace, however, indicated after the governor’s announcement that this goal was not possible due to the magnitude of the damage caused by Hurricane Maria.

Colonel Jason A. Kirk, of the Usace, has denied that it has been estimated that the repairs would last 45 days. He stressed that since October of last year, Usace has estimated that the total energization would delay until May or June of this year.

The alleged promise to repair the country’s electricity system in 45 days is the latest chapter in the distribution of blame for delays in the repair of electricity transmission and distribution lines.

Currently, around 168,000 customers of the AEE remain without electric service, some since the breakdowns associated with the passage of Hurricane Irma, which preceded Cyclone Mary for about two weeks.

As of October, Rosselló Nevares and several of his administration officials began to blame Usace for the delays in the repair of the electrical system. By then, the complaint was because the brigades they had hired were not submerged in the repair of the system and there were not enough materials.

“We are very grateful for the help. Out of the representation that was made to us (of the 45 days), we are very grateful … It was not that someone from here or from Jacksonville told us that it would be at that time, but that it was who was in charge. If they had told us that (the delay) was because they were facing problems, well we understand that but that was not what happened, “said the secretary of Public Security.

The Whitefish effect

At that time, the administration of Rosselló Nevares was dealing with the controversy associated with the contracting of the company Whitefish Energy, of the state of Montana, for the repair of the energy system. That company, at the time the cyclone passed through Puerto Rico, had barely two employees.

The AEE, then led by engineer Ricardo Ramos, chose to give Whitefish Energy a contract, instead of activating the mutual cooperation agreement that members of the Public Utilities Association of the United States have. (APPA, for its acronym in English), entity to which the EEA belongs.

The controversy associated with the hiring of Whitefish Energy caused a series of pressures from the US capital that were translated on the island in bureaucratic complications in the recovery process.

He indicated, for example, that before the controversy, FEMA proceeded to make disbursements and that the state government later justified the use of the money. In contrast, now the money is disbursed by FEMA after the central government justifies and the bills go through an almost audit process.

This has affected the government’s cash flow and has limited the agility with which the work is carried out.

In fact, I have indicated that the extra hour due to the emergency that the police worked during the month of October have not been reimbursed by FEMA and that to meet the officers the money from the central government has been used, which is scarce.

“Here the rules of the game changed eleven the issue of Whitefish came up.” That’s where political pressures began and everything changed Now everything is slower, “Pesquera said.

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8:55 AM 3/3/2018 – “Anti-crime plan strategies”: WHAT ARE THEY?! WHAT WILL THEY DO? WHEN? WHAT ARE THE CRITERIA FOR THE SUCCESS OF THESE STRATEGIES? WHO WILL BE RESPONSIBLE IF THESE STRATEGIES FAIL? WHOSE HEAD WILL ROLL? WHO KNOWS THE ANSWERS?

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8:55 AM 3/3/2018 – “Anti-crime plan strategies”: WHAT ARE THEY?! WHAT WILL THEY DO? WHEN? WHAT ARE THE CRITERIA FOR THE SUCCESS OF THESE STRATEGIES? WHO WILL BE RESPONSIBLE IF THESE STRATEGIES FAIL? WHOSE HEAD WILL ROLL? WHO KNOWS THE ANSWERS? 

One more massacre like Camerio, and there will  be the thundering: “Pesquera, out!”

fishing with commanders

The Secretary of the Department of Public Security (DSP), Héctor Pesquera, today led a meeting with the Acting Commissioner of the Police Bureau, Henry Escalera, at the headquarters in Hato Rey.

At the meeting participated: the head of the Bureau, the 13 commanders of the police areas, the directors of the Criminal Investigation Corps (CIC) and the members of the Division of Arrests and Raids of the Police Bureau.

The meeting, in agreement with the Police, was convened to give continuity to anti-crime plan strategies, share concerns, exchange ideas and determine future actions of work to combat crime in Puerto Rico.

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6:28 AM 3/3/2018 – Blackout hits P.R. after two power plants shut down – AP

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M.N.: Very important and the straightforward question: Does sabotage play any role in the recent blackouts? Did the FBI and Police Department look into this possibility? Was this properly investigated? Were any measures taken to prevent the possible acts of sabotage? 

I think we need very direct and straightforward answers to these difficult questions, at least the preliminary ones. FBI and PR Police, the ball is in your court, these questions will not disappear until some answers are given. 

3.3.18 

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a group of people standing on a sidewalk© Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo/The New York TimesSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A blackout hit Puerto Rico’s capital and surrounding areas Thursday after two of the U.S. territory’s main power plants shut down, a failure that came amid warnings from officials that the power company is struggling to remain operational.

The capital of San Juan was left without power along with the neighboring municipalities of Caguas, Bayamon and Carolina, company spokeswoman Yohari Molina told The Associated Press. More than 970,000 people live in the areas hit by the blackout, though Molina said it wasn’t clear how many were affected.

Officials for the Electric Power Authority announced in the afternoon that power had been restored to the island’s main international airport and several hospitals. Several hours later, they said a break found in a main transmission line just miles from a power plant in the island’s south had been repaired and electricity was slowly being restored.

The utility said the Palo Seco and San Juan plants shut down to protect the electrical system. A backup power line in the area of the failure has not been repaired since Hurricane Maria hit the island Sept. 20.

While officials said the outage was limited to four municipalities, people on social media reported outages in other areas as well. The blackout snarled traffic and knocked out water service to dozens of neighborhoods, including the historic part of Puerto Rico’s capital known as Old San Juan.

The outage came nearly three weeks after a fire at a substation knocked two power plants out of service and left some people without power for two days. An investigation into that incident is still underway.

Juan Manuel Fernandez, a customer service representative who lives in Caguas, was affected by Thursday’s blackout as well as the Feb. 11 outage, which occurred just days after crews restored power in his neighborhood more than five months after Hurricane Maria.

“You just resign yourself,” he said of the newest outage. “It’s become normal.”

Overall, more than 15 percent of power customers remain in the dark nearly six months after the hurricane, which destroyed two-thirds of the island’s power distribution system. Officials have said they expect power to be fully restored by May.

Meanwhile, a federal control board overseeing the island’s finances recently obtained a $300 million loan for the power company, warning that would only serve to keep it operational through late March. Board members said they expect to request more loans in upcoming weeks.

Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced in January that he plans to privatize the power company in 18 months. The company is $9 billion in debt and operating with infrastructure that is nearly three times older than the industry average.

“This is another opportunity to reflect (on privatization),” he said shortly after the blackout. “We cannot rebuild the same system.”

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Blackout hits P.R. after two power plants shut down

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A blackout hit Puerto Rico’s capital and surrounding areas Thursday after two of the U.S. territory’s main power plants shut down, a failure that came amid warnings from officials that the power company is struggling to remain operational.

The capital of San Juan was left without power along with the neighboring municipalities of Caguas, Bayamon and Carolina, company spokeswoman Yohari Molina told The Associated Press. More than 970,000 people live in the areas hit by the blackout, though Molina said it wasn’t clear how many were affected.

Officials for the Electric Power Authority announced in the afternoon that power had been restored to the island’s main international airport and several hospitals. Several hours later, they said a break found in a main transmission line just miles from a power plant in the island’s south had been repaired and electricity was slowly being restored.

The utility said the Palo Seco and San Juan plants shut down to protect the electrical system. A backup power line in the area of the failure has not been repaired since Hurricane Maria hit the island Sept. 20.

While officials said the outage was limited to four municipalities, people on social media reported outages in other areas as well. The blackout snarled traffic and knocked out water service to dozens of neighborhoods, including the historic part of Puerto Rico’s capital known as Old San Juan.

The outage came nearly three weeks after a fire at a substation knocked two power plants out of service and left some people without power for two days. An investigation into that incident is still underway.

Juan Manuel Fernandez, a customer service representative who lives in Caguas, was affected by Thursday’s blackout as well as the Feb. 11 outage, which occurred just days after crews restored power in his neighborhood more than five months after Hurricane Maria.

“You just resign yourself,” he said of the newest outage. “It’s become normal.”

Overall, more than 15 percent of power customers remain in the dark nearly six months after the hurricane, which destroyed two-thirds of the island’s power distribution system. Officials have said they expect power to be fully restored by May.

Meanwhile, a federal control board overseeing the island’s finances recently obtained a $300 million loan for the power company, warning that would only serve to keep it operational through late March. Board members said they expect to request more loans in upcoming weeks.

Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced in January that he plans to privatize the power company in 18 months. The company is $9 billion in debt and operating with infrastructure that is nearly three times older than the industry average.

“This is another opportunity to reflect [on privatization],” he said shortly after the blackout. “We cannot rebuild the same system.”

Treasury cuts disaster relief loan to Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico’s governor said Tuesday that the U.S. Treasury Department has cut a $4.7 billion disaster relief loan available to the U.S. territory by more than half, and he demanded help from Congress.

Gov. Ricardo Rossello said federal officials reduced the amount to $2 billion without providing an explanation nearly five months after Congress approved the loan. He warned the move puts Puerto Rico in a “dangerous financial dilemma” and that his administration could be forced to cut some essential services as the island continues to struggle after Hurricane Maria.

“Any material interruption to Puerto Rico’s public services will only exacerbate outmigration of its population to the mainland and further deepen and prolong Puerto Rico’s decade-old fiscal and economic crisis,” he said.

Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans fled to the U.S. mainland after the Category 4 storm, which hit as the island was struggling to restructure a portion of its $73 billion public debt load amid an 11-year recession.

Rossello said it seems the Treasury imposed certain loan restrictions to make it “extremely difficult for Puerto Rico to access these funds when it needs federal assistance the most.” He also said Treasury officials told his administration last week that they do not intend to forgive the loan.

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