file – In this May 16, 2018 file photo, an electric power pole leans over the road in the Piedra Blanca area of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, a town still mostly without power since it was struck by Hurricane Maria on Sept. 20. Puerto Rico’s new governor announced on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019 that she is suspending an upcoming $450,000 contract to rebuild and strengthen the island’s power grid destroyed by Hurricane Maria. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti, File)
Carlos Giusti
Justice Secretary Wanda Vazquez is accompanied by her husband Judge Jorge Diaz during her swearing in ceremony as Puerto Rico’s new governor, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. Vazquez took the oath of office early Wednesday evening at the Puerto Rican Supreme Court, which earlier in the day ruled that Pedro Pierluisi’s swearing in last week was unconstitutional. (AP Photo/Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo)
Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — In one of her first moves as Puerto Rico’s new governor, Wanda Vázquez announced late Sunday that she is suspending a pending $450,000 contract that is part of the …read more

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