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The Puerto Rican “super blackout” is the longest and
largest major power outage in modern American history. Without electricity,
there’s no reliable source of clean water, schools can’t operate, healthcare is
fraught, small businesses are faltering and daily life is both exhausting and
dangerous. All residents can do is wait for the lights to come back on.
“It’s politics, propaganda and special interests. If that
wasn’t the case, they would just allow us to go in and provide the solution.
They don’t care about the people,” Akon said of the US government’s rejection.
Whatever the case may be, props to Akon for being the