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By National News -- 2018.09.14. 17:20 in category Latest News (Number of votes: 0)

Voices of loss in the wake of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Some of the stories of Puerto Rican dead in the wake of Hurricane Maria, among 487 collected by The Associated Press, the news site Quartz and Puerto Rico's Center for Investigative Journalism:

Ernesto Curiel, a 60-year-old former public employee, suffered from years of heart problems and diabetes. After the storm he had to take 10 flights of stairs twice a day after the storm to get insulin from a refrigerator cooled by a generator on the ground floor of his condominium. On Oct. 29, he died of a heart attack.

"He was in a fragile state, but not so fragile that he'd only last a month after the hurricane," said his wife, Gloria Rosado Ortiz. ...
Published By: National News - 7 days ago
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