Trump must do more to help Puerto Rico

first_imgWhen “visiting” you threw paper towels to people, cut your visit short and didn’t fly over the island to survey damage.As the sister of a first responder working 18-hour shifts, I know islanders are working together sharing necessities, clearing debris with hammers, saws and their hands. Others are stranded in towns where roads and 41 bridges are washed out.Carcasses of animals on roofs need to be removed after rushing waters took them to their deaths. Despite obstacles, people carry each other on backs and do all they can to survive. We’re a culture where we say: “Mi Casa es tu Casa” [My Home is your Home]. That is who we are, and calling us ingrates demonstrates a lack of awareness and empathy of our culture. Open your heart, cease degrading tweets, and rise up to the dignity of the office you represent.No wall can be built across the Atlantic, so many Hispanic Americans will relocate and vote here in elections. So, remember, “We will not forget (no olivdaremos).Maria Mercedes KarrScotiaMore from The Daily Gazette:Foss: Should main downtown branch of the Schenectady County Public Library reopen?Schenectady teens accused of Scotia auto theft, chase; Ended in Clifton Park crash, Saratoga Sheriff…EDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationEDITORIAL: Urgent: Today is the last day to complete the censusEDITORIAL: Thruway tax unfair to working motorists Categories: Letters to the Editor, Opinion On Sept. 30, amidst massive suffering in Puerto Rico, and on the 67th day at your golf club, you posted 18 tweets, many of them unkind and directed at San Juan’s mayor and its residents. This was a result of her pleas for faster intervention.While she was waist-high in water checking homes, you chose at that moment, to tweet, “Puerto Rican workers want everything done for them when it should be a community effort.”last_img read more

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AccorHotels conducts unprecedented Twitter campaign

first_imgImage credit: AccorHotels via YoutubeAs a pioneering brand in digital hospitality, AccorHotels has decided to bring the signature of its “Feel Welcome from the first click” advertising campaign to life by conducting an unprecedented international operation on Twitter.For the first time, a brand has spoken to new Twitter users, welcoming them in a personalised way.For one week, from 4 to 8 April, new Twitter users who published their first tweet with the dedicated hashtag #Myfirsttweet were sent a welcome message from AccorHotels.com.In order to warm up this welcome, the brand has decided to offer a personal attention that evokes a hotel stay in the form of a bathrobe embroidered with their Twitter username.This operation took place simultaneously in seven countries thanks to community managers who personally responded to each user in: Germany, Australia, Brazil, Spain, France, Italy and the United Kingdom.“We are delighted to have welcomed the new Twitter users and to have been their first follower,” AccorHotels VP Marketing e-commerce Emilie Vazquez said.“It has enabled us to promote our brand in our key markets and to illustrate our signature in a completely unprecedented and exclusive way. This operation perfectly illustrates our group’s positioning and its digital platform: the most welcoming hotel brand in our establishments, on our websites and now on Twitter!” AccorHotelsSource = AccorHotelslast_img read more

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