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Guantánamo pays respects to the Florida school shooting victims

Sailors at U.S. Navy base Guantánamo Bay raised the flag for the national anthem on Friday morning, Feb. 16, 2018, then lowered it to half-mast, per a naval instruction, "as a mark of respect honoring the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida," the base said.

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Half of Puerto Rico’s housing was built illegally. Then came Hurricane Maria.

In Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory with an official poverty rate of 44 percent, “informal” home construction has for generations been more the rule than the exception, in particular in towns and rural areas outside San Juan, but in extensive stretches of the capital city as well. And that is one overriding reason why Hurricane Maria caused such widespread and calamitous destruction as it raked across the length and breadth of the island on Sept. 20, 2017.

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