San Juan mayor sceptical as GOP postpone Puerto Rico hearing

The US Congress is beginning to examine the official response to Hurricane Maria. But there are accusations they only want to hear from those who give Trump's administration a positive review and not, specifically, Carmen Cruz.

by

    The US Congress is beginning to examine the official response to Hurricane Maria, six weeks after the storm devastated the territory of Puerto Rico.

    But there are accusations they only want to hear from those who give Trump's administration a positive review and not, specifically, Carmen Cruz.

    The UN says the situation on the island remains alarming, with thousands of people without power or running water.

    Al Jazeera's Shihab Rattansi reports from Washington, DC.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Unification: Saladin and the Fall of Jerusalem

    Unification: Saladin and the Fall of Jerusalem

    We explore how Salah Ed-Din unified the Muslim states and recaptured the holy city of Jerusalem from the crusaders.