Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 6:35 AM ET

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 6:35 AM ET

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National Audio 6:35 AM ET

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NAT079 - (US-Congress-Disaster-Aid) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDTED. x-09s. U-S President Donald Trump has tweeted a warning to Puerto Rico. The president praised first responders and government relief efforts, but warned the island that the U-S "cannot keep FEMA" there forever. The remark has provoked negative reactions, with many saying it sounds like a threat to pull the plug on recovery efforts. San Juan resident Meneleo Disla (meh-neh-LAY'-oh DEES'-lah) says he has yet to see signs of FEMA helping In his part of the city. ("..in this neighborhood.") (SOURCE:ABC)

TAG: One-third of the island lacks clean running water and just eight per cent of its roads are passable, according to government statistics. …

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