Fernando León Berdecía was charged with stealing more than $1,300 worth of goods while in uniform, authorities said Tuesday.
The U.S.'s largest territory didn't get to vote in the presidential contest, but 2020 was a huge election all the same.
“Response times will definitely be affected."
The former vice president is looking to court climate refugees who fled the hurricane-ravaged island to battleground states like Florida.
Holyoke, Massachusetts, Mayor Alex Morse, who is challenging Rep. Richard Neal, wants to cancel the island's debt.
The California wildfires and Hurricane Laura highlight the disparities in the Trump administration’s disaster responses.
“In his words, Puerto Rico was dirty and the people were poor.” A former top Department of Homeland Security staffer said President Donald Trump asked if the U.S. could swap the island for Greenland.
“In his words, Puerto Rico was dirty and the people were poor,” Miles Taylor, who worked at the Department of Homeland Security, said of the president.
Hundreds of frustrated voters were turned away from centers across Puerto Rico that never received ballots.
The storm grew into a Category 1 hurricane early Friday as the Bahamian government urged citizens to prepare for the worst.