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September 23, 1989 | BOB SECTER and MARITA HERNANDEZ, Times Staff Writers
Desperately needed emergency power generators, water purifiers and medical supplies arrived in the hurricane-devastated Caribbean on Friday, but officials pleaded for more help--faster. "The big effort now is to put the people in economic condition to rebuild their houses," Puerto Rican Gov. Rafael Hernandez Colon declared. "Part of the desperation of the people is that they are continuing (to stay) in shelters." In the U.S. Virgin Islands, some officials on St.
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September 23, 1989 | BOB SECTER and MARITA HERNANDEZ, Times Staff Writers
Desperately needed emergency power generators, water purifiers and medical supplies arrived in the hurricane-devastated Caribbean on Friday, but officials pleaded for more help--faster. "The big effort now is to put the people in economic condition to rebuild their houses," Puerto Rican Gov. Rafael Hernandez Colon declared. "Part of the desperation of the people is that they are continuing (to stay) in shelters." In the U.S. Virgin Islands, some officials on St.
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September 22, 1989 | BOB SECTER and RICHARD E. MEYER, Times Staff Writers
American troops, outfitted in riot gear, armed with rifles and ordered to shoot to protect their own lives and the lives of others, arrived by the planeload Thursday on the storm-battered island of St. Croix--and its orgy of looting and shooting seemed to subside. The troops secured the airfield at Christiansted, set up an encampment at a race track across the street and organized a command structure.
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September 22, 1989 | BOB SECTER and RICHARD E. MEYER, Times Staff Writers
American troops, outfitted in riot gear, armed with rifles and ordered to shoot to protect their own lives and the lives of others, arrived by the planeload Thursday on the storm-battered island of St. Croix--and its orgy of looting and shooting seemed to subside. The troops secured the airfield at Christiansted, set up an encampment at a race track across the street and organized a command structure.
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