A gutted home stands in in the Punta Diamante area of Ponce, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 21, a day after the passing of Hurricane Maria.
A gutted home stands in in the Punta Diamante area of Ponce, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 21, a day after the passing of Hurricane Maria. Jorge A. Ramirez Portela AP
A gutted home stands in in the Punta Diamante area of Ponce, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 21, a day after the passing of Hurricane Maria. Jorge A. Ramirez Portela AP

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    Almost four weeks after Hurricane Maria battered Puerto Rico, 85 percent of the population is still without electricity, forcing people to go old school, with washboards, candles and cash to manage life in the new dark ages. (In Spanish)