“There will be no food in Puerto Rico”
…for a year or more, says an orchard owner who saw every one of his thousands of his trees killed in a matter of hours.
From the New York Times, well down the front page, far below the latest Twitter tweetstorm:
“Sometimes when there are shortages, the price of plantain goes up from $1 to $1.25. This time, there won’t be any price increase; there won’t be any product,” [grower] Mr. Rivera said. “When I heard the meteorologist say that the two had turned into a three and then a four, I thought, ‘Agriculture in Puerto Rico is over.’ This really is a catastrophe.”