Postcards From Puerto Rico: Exhibit Shows Ongoing Devastation

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"Postcards From Puerto Rico" is a one-day art installation featuring photos that depict the ongoing devastation in Puerto Rico.
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The installation features 128 photos. The photos represent the number of days that have passed since Hurricane Maria.
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"The photos are troubling, concerning, and in some instances, heartbreaking," Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) said at a news conference Thursday.
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"The photos are troubling, concerning, and in some instances, heartbreaking," Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) said at a news conference Thursday.
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"Thousands of families still don't have access to the most basic resources," Gillibrand added.
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More than 30,000 jobs were lost after Hurricane Maria, and some 30 percent of small- and medium-size businesses remain closed more than four months after the storm, according to the island's Treasury Department.
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Nearly 30 percent of customers on the island of 3.3 million people remain without power.
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Local officials have warned that Puerto Rico's power and water and sewer companies will run out of money this month. Both companies say their funds have dwindled since the storm.
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"The islands are struggling. The federal government has not done nearly enough," Gillibrand said.
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"How long must these communities suffer? How long must we wait until the government does the right thing?" Gillibrand asked during Thursday's news conference.
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The groups says the art installation is located near the U.S. Capitol on the grass across from the east Senate steps.
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