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Puerto Rico in the dark

The Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House, where about two hundred elderly people live without electricity, in Carolina. 

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The Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House, where about two hundred elderly people live without electricity, in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

The Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House, where about two hundred elderly people live without electricity, in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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A man with a wheelchair sits inside his apartment at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House, where about two hundred elderly people live without electricity in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A man with a wheelchair sits inside his apartment at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House, where about two hundred elderly people live without electricity in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A man with a wheelchair sits inside his apartment at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House, where about two hundred elderly people live without electricity in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Carmen De Jesus uses a flashlight as she chats with a neighbour at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House, where about two hundred elderly people live without electricity in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Carmen De Jesus uses a flashlight as she chats with a neighbour at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House, where about two hundred elderly people live without electricity in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Carmen De Jesus uses a flashlight as she chats with a neighbour at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House, where about two hundred elderly people live without electricity in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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A sits on her bed at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House, where about two hundred elderly people live without electricity, in Carolina. 

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A sits on her bed at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House, where about two hundred elderly people live without electricity, in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A sits on her bed at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House, where about two hundred elderly people live without electricity, in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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A man uses a flashlight to light up a room at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly Hous in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A man uses a flashlight to light up a room at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly Hous in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A man uses a flashlight to light up a room at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly Hous in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Carmen Correa uses a candle to light up a room at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Carmen Correa uses a candle to light up a room at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Carmen Correa uses a candle to light up a room at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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A woman stands next to her apartment door at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A woman stands next to her apartment door at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A woman stands next to her apartment door at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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A man uses a flashlight to light up a room at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A man uses a flashlight to light up a room at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A man uses a flashlight to light up a room at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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A woman stands next to her apartment door at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A woman stands next to her apartment door at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A woman stands next to her apartment door at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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A man sits inside his apartment at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A man sits inside his apartment at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A man sits inside his apartment at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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A woman chats with a neighbour at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A woman chats with a neighbour at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A woman chats with a neighbour at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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A man uses a flashlight at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House in Carolina.


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A man uses a flashlight at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A man uses a flashlight at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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A woman chats with a neighbour at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A woman chats with a neighbour at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A woman chats with a neighbour at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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A man uses a flashlight to light up a door at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A man uses a flashlight to light up a door at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A man uses a flashlight to light up a door at the Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Local residents of Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House stand at the entry door of a building in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Local residents of Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House stand at the entry door of a building in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Local residents of Moradas Las Teresas Elderly House stand at the entry door of a building in Carolina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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A doctor checks the eyes of Hilda Colon at a shelter set up at the Pedrin Zorrilla coliseum in San Juan. 


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A doctor checks the eyes of Hilda Colon at a shelter set up at the Pedrin Zorrilla coliseum in San Juan. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A doctor checks the eyes of Hilda Colon at a shelter set up at the Pedrin Zorrilla coliseum in San Juan. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Monica Lopez looks at her dog at a shelter set up at the Pedrin Zorrilla coliseum in San Juan. 


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Monica Lopez looks at her dog at a shelter set up at the Pedrin Zorrilla coliseum in San Juan. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Monica Lopez looks at her dog at a shelter set up at the Pedrin Zorrilla coliseum in San Juan. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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People wait for their cellphones to be charged outside a store during a blackout in San Juan. 


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People wait for their cellphones to be charged outside a store during a blackout in San Juan. REUTERS/Alvin Baez

People wait for their cellphones to be charged outside a store during a blackout in San Juan. REUTERS/Alvin Baez
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People use their cellphones on the street during a blackout  in San Juan. 


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People use their cellphones on the street during a blackout in San Juan. REUTERS/Alvin Baez

People use their cellphones on the street during a blackout in San Juan. REUTERS/Alvin Baez
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Carlos Cruz (L) wakes up after sleeping in a shelter set up at the Pedrin Zorrilla coliseum in San Juan. 

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Carlos Cruz (L) wakes up after sleeping in a shelter set up at the Pedrin Zorrilla coliseum in San Juan. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Carlos Cruz (L) wakes up after sleeping in a shelter set up at the Pedrin Zorrilla coliseum in San Juan. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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A woman uses her cellphone on the street during a blackout  in San Juan. REUTERS/Alvin Baez

A woman uses her cellphone on the street during a blackout in San Juan. REUTERS/Alvin Baez

A woman uses her cellphone on the street during a blackout in San Juan. REUTERS/Alvin Baez
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People wake up after sleeping in a shelter set up at the Pedrin Zorrilla coliseum in San Juan. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People wake up after sleeping in a shelter set up at the Pedrin Zorrilla coliseum in San Juan. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People wake up after sleeping in a shelter set up at the Pedrin Zorrilla coliseum in San Juan. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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A man tries to repair a generator in the street in San Juan. REUTERS/Alvin Baez

A man tries to repair a generator in the street in San Juan. REUTERS/Alvin Baez

A man tries to repair a generator in the street in San Juan. REUTERS/Alvin Baez
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Hilda Colon wakes up after sleeping in a shelter set up at the Pedrin Zorrilla coliseum in San Juan. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Hilda Colon wakes up after sleeping in a shelter set up at the Pedrin Zorrilla coliseum in San Juan. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Hilda Colon wakes up after sleeping in a shelter set up at the Pedrin Zorrilla coliseum in San Juan. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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A man uses his cellphone on the street during a blackout in San Juan. REUTERS/Alvin Baez

A man uses his cellphone on the street during a blackout in San Juan. REUTERS/Alvin Baez

A man uses his cellphone on the street during a blackout in San Juan. REUTERS/Alvin Baez
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A woman uses a container with gasoline to fill the tank of her car in San Juan. 

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A woman uses a container with gasoline to fill the tank of her car in San Juan. REUTERS/Alvin Baez

A woman uses a container with gasoline to fill the tank of her car in San Juan. REUTERS/Alvin Baez
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