US Officials Say Damaged Infrastructure Slows Aid Distribution in Puerto Rico

September 29, 2017 02:14 AM
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U.S. officials say damaged infrastructure in Puerto Rico has made it difficult to distribute aid and restore power quickly on an island devastated by Hurricane Maria. The Trump administration Thursday responded to critics for the second time this week, saying huge amounts of food, water and personnel have arrived, but damaged roads and debris are slowing distribution to the communities. Officials also said some of the reports about shortages are outdated. VOA'S Zlatica Hoke has more.