How colonialism and racism explain the inept US response to Hurricane Maria. President Trump has no idea what’s happening in Puerto Rico. Trump’s taste for flattery is a disaster for Puerto Rico — and someday the world. Trump is right: We need to forgive Puerto Rico’s debt. Trump should honor his short-lived promise to “wipe out” Puerto Rico’s debt. The cost of Donald Trump’s travel could pay to send 128 cargo ships full of aid to Puerto Rico. Trump’s visit didn’t help Puerto Rico’s recovery efforts — this sustainable-energy plan could. Now Elon Musk is saying Tesla could rebuild Puerto Rico’s entire power grid. Alphabet’s X approved to deploy Project Loon LTE balloons to Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands. Big Tech has big plans to help reconnect Puerto Rico.

The agonizing, undaunted efforts to bring supplies to loved ones in Puerto Rico. “We’ll give you whatever we have”: How organizations are fighting to bring relief to Puerto Rico. Hurricane mauled PR’s renowned Monkey Island research center.