Concerns grow after Puerto Rico hit by Hurricane Maria

first_img 6SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr “The whole island is without power,” said Jeanne Kucey, president/CEO of JetStream Federal Credit Union. JetStream FCU, headquartered in Miami, Fla., has a branch located in Carolina, Puerto Rico which is just east of San Juan.Hurricane Maria made landfall on the southeastern coast of Puerto Rico early Wednesday morning as a Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph.CU Times has been reaching out to credit union officials and sources, but has received very few updates and details from the island regarding credit union employees, damage to branches and the status of recovery efforts.Officials from WOCCU and CUNA are equally in the dark and they do not expect to have an update from the island for another day or more. continue reading »last_img read more