Directly addressing President Trump, who has boastfully defended the federal government's response, Cruz said, "So Mr. Trump, I beg you, take charge and save us". "We are dying", Cruz said she was hopeful the situation would improve.
Maria, the most powerful storm to strike Puerto Rico in almost 90 years, has killed at least 16 people on the island, according to the official death toll. "This is the time to show our 'true colors, '" she said, posting pictures of Puerto Ricans helping others.
"I am begging anyone who can hear us to save us from dying", Carmen Yulin Cruz said into the cameras.
Mr Trump meanwhile quoted praise from Puerto Rico's governor, Ricardo Rossello, who said the president and the Trump administration have "delivered" for the USA territory.
On Friday, Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz made several pleas for the US government to help Puerto Rico, where people without food, water, and power are "dying", saying they could "see something close to genocide".
The Jones Act restrictions were waived for Texas and Florida after they were hit by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma respectively, but not for Puerto Rico.
The gaggle of assistant captains filed into the interview room, first the global contingent and then the Americans. He turns 24 later this year and is or was an unheralded member of that fabled high school class of 2011.
China accounts for around 90 per cent of North Korea's trade, and the isolated state is highly dependent on Chinese oil imports. During his trip from 3 to 14 November, Trump will participate in a series of bilateral, multilateral and cultural engagements.
The Gunners beat Leicester in a 4-3 thriller on the opening night and have since brushed aside Bournemouth in North London . Following their league assignment, Arsenal visit Belarusian side BATE Borisov in Europa League on Thursday.
He wrote of Martin-Green, "She is a commanding presence, tired and excited, bemused and desperate, never less than fully engaged". After last night's premiere, it seems safe to say that this year's standout is Star Trek: Discovery .
Simpson reportedly has $5 million in contributions to a retirement plan run by the Screen Actors Guild, according to USA Today . The ex-American football star is now "making arrangements" to leave once he is eligible to do so from Sunday.
The Equifax board has appointed a new interim C-E-O that is promising a thorough investigation into the data breach. Richard Smith decides that it's in the best interest of Equifax to have new leadership, after massive data breach.
The proposals also calls for doubling the standard deduction to $24,000 for married couples and $12,000 for single filers. The plan includes long-held Republican goals of reducing the corporate tax rate and simplifying the tax code.
75000 evacuated from from Bali volcano
There are more than 400 volcanoes in Indonesia and at least 129 of which remain active and 65 are classified as risky . Life was going along largely as normal on the island famous for its beaches, temples and gentle Hindu culture.
IPOB demands FG to produce Kanu
On the President, he said, "I think there's so much speculation as to what he's been treated for". IPOB is described as a separatist group wanting to breakaway from Africa's most populous nation.
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Meanwhile, during his announcement of the new Afghan policy, Trump was particularly critical of Pakistan as he demanded change. Mattis will be engaging with his Indian interlocutors on how to synergize USA and Indian efforts in stabilizing Afghanistan.
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Mourinho is confident that something special is growing at Old Trafford and says supporters around the world should be rejoicing. Do you ever have any question about anything you wish to ask and get answer? "If you want just a word, it's the happiness".