Puerto Rico's Outrage At Massive Black Out
September 23, 2016
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El Nuevo Dia — Sept. 23, 2016
"Complex recovery" reads the front page of Puerto Rican daily El Nuevo Dia"s Friday edition, as the Caribbean island is still struggling to restore power two days after a massive blackout left most of its 3.5 million inhabitants in the dark.
Power was shut off Wednesday on the entire island a safety measure, after an extensive fire broke out in an electrical plant in southern Puerto Rico. El Nuevo Dia reports that the two-day blackout to have a $800 million-impact on the economy, and raises new questions as to the island's infrastructures as the U.S. territory undertakes a major financial rehaul.
EL NUEVO DIA
El Nuevo DÃa ("The New Day") is the highest-circulation daily in Puerto Rico. It was founded in 1909 and is today a subsidiary of GFR Media. It is headquartered in Guaynabo.