Morten Wendelbo: Death count debates overshadow the real story: Hurricane Maria was partly a human-made disaster

Morten Wendelbo, American University September 14, 2018 – Last September, President Donald Trump told Puerto Ricans they should be grateful Hurricane Maria had not caused a “real catastrophe like Katrina.” However, mounting evidence now reveals the death toll for Maria far surpasses initial estimates. New research puts the number close to 3,000, adjusted up from […]