Trump places new restrictions on help to Puerto Rico, amid island's Political Crisis

Protest in San Juan asking for the governor to resign

Protest in San Juan asking for the governor to resign

  |  Marco Bello/Reuters

Decision will impose safeguards to about $ 8.3 billion in disaster mitigation funds

The Trump's government will place new billion-dollar restrictions on federal disaster relief for Puerto Rico, according to two senior government officials informed of the plan, as the island (which is a US Free Associated State) struggles to recover from a several-week political crisis that forced the governor to announce his resignation.

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