Hurricane Maria heavily damaged the island state of Puerto Rico, forcing many residents to find safety elsewhere. Unsurprisingly, many of those seeking a new home sought refuge in the nearest U.S. state: Florida.
It’s been several months since Hurricane Maria had devastated the island of Puerto Rico. While some parts of La Isla have recovered, the real crisis in Puerto Rico has only just begun. INTELIGENCIA has examined the facts, figures, and history of how the United States initiated exploitative and heartless fiscal strategies that sucked its only colony bone dry of necessary resources to be a functioning governmental entity.