Puerto Rico To Receive $16 Billion In Federal Disaster Aid

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello speaks during an interview in New York City, U.S., November 2, 2017. REUTERS / Brendan McDermid / File Photo

On Friday, Puerto Rico announced it will receive close to $16 billion in federal aid under the disaster recovery package signed by President Donald Trump, Reuters reported. The aid comes as a relief for the hurricane ravaged U.S. territory after months of hardship wrought by the worst natural disaster to hit the region in 90 years.…

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