Puerto Rico emerges from storm; water and some food scarce

by Ben Fox

Residents of Puerto Rico facing long recovery after Hurricane Maria (Photo AP)

Most food stores and restaurants remain closed, largely because power is out for most of the island and few have generators or enough diesel to power them. The shops that were open Monday had long lines outside and vast empty shelves where they once held milk, meat and other perishables. Drinking water was nowhere to be found.