After Hurricane Maria, suicides In Puerto Rico increases

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@rawstory—The rate of suicide increased to nearly a suicide a day in Puerto Rico in November, according to a recent report released by The Commission for the Prevention of suicide At least 227 people ....repubhubembed{display:none;}

Suicides are up in Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria, as the government abandons the island. While Donald Trump and the Republicans spend this week fighting with Democrats over the DACA program and curbing migration from “shithole” countries, one particularly marginalized group of Americans remains in crisis yet completely ignored. Puerto Ricans continue to suffer life-threatening conditions due to the impact of Hurricane Maria—although you wouldn’t know it since we haven’t heard anything about it recently. Tuesday marks 118 days since the hurricane. Nearly half of the main island of...