Puerto Ricans hope Maria disaster can be catalyst for long-term change

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It has been two weeks since Hurricane Maria devastated the US territory of Puerto Rico. The long process of clean-up and recovery is still underway.

But this week's visit of US President Donald Trump did little to ease the anger of many residents - and leading officials - unhappy at what they see as a lack of federal help from the mainland.

Al Jazeera's Shihab Rattansi is in the capital San Juan - where locals are hoping Maria can be the catalyst for long term change.

Xiomara Caro-Diaz, a leading grassroots organiser, expresses her thoughts on the matter.

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