On Wednesday, Oct. 3, FEMA will send out the first message testing the new nationwide presidential-level Wireless Emergency Alert. It will go to every smart phone in the United States that is turned on and within range of a cell tower.
Using Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA), the US president will soon be able to send a text message to every phone in the country as part of a Bush-era FEMA program.
Puerto Rico’s governor has updated the island’s official Hurricane Maria death toll to 2,975 following the release of an independent study by the Milken Institute of Public Health at George Washington University.
On Tuesday, November 28, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) unveiled the Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands Equitable Rebuild Act, a massive $146 billion “Marshall Plan” for Puerto Rico, along with several other senators….