BARCELONETA, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Electrical linemen descend from helicopters, balancing on steel girders 90 feet high on transmission towers in the mountains of central Puerto Rico, far from any road. At the same time, crews fan out across the battered island, erecting light poles and power lines in a block by block slog....

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    11/18/2017 - 1:27 am | View Link
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    The head of Puerto Rico’s power authority has resigned amid a scandal over efforts to restore electricity to the hurricane-hit island, its governor announced Friday. Governor Ricardo Rossello told a news conference that Ricardo Ramos had resigned as ...
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  • Puerto Rico utility head resigns after slow Hurricane Maria response
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The head of Puerto Rico’s indebted utility has resigned following criticism of the slow restoration of power to the island after Hurricane Maria, the U.S. territory’s governor said. Ricardo Ramos, who was named head of the Puerto ...
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