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For Puerto Rico, the Return to Business as Usual is Slow
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For Puerto Rico, the Return to Business as Usual is Slow

HUMACAO, Puerto Rico—Six months after Hurricane Maria barreled ashore here, Rafael Aparicio Cesaní and his partners are still trying to get their commercial printing business back to normal. The storm inflicted $3.6 million worth of damage, inundating equipment and destroying a solar-panel system that is used to power the facility. They are awaiting an insurance…

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Puerto Rico asks Congress for help with delayed disaster relief loan

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury has delayed a $4.7 billion post-hurricane loan to Puerto Rico and reduced the amount by more than half, and the resulting financial strain threatens to disrupt essential services, the island’s governor said in a letter asking U.S. congressional leaders to intervene. Congress approved the community disaster loan in…