• Opening of main port allows Fema to ship in water, cots, generators, food
  • People return to homes as spillway takes strain from overflowing lake

Large amounts of federal aid began moving into Puerto Rico on Saturday, as the island tried to recover from a battering by hurricane Maria. Local officials praised the Trump administration’s response but also called for the emergency loosening of rules long blamed for condemning the US territory to second-class economic status.

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