About 800,000 customers in the island are without power
The artist was drawn to Puerto Rico because more than 410,000 people have left the island.
Gov. Ricardo Rossello's admin had maintained that 64 people died as a result of Hurricane Maria. But critics have said the death toll is much higher
This follows years of steady decline in the island's suicide rates.
"We would like to go faster, but right now we're going as fast as we can."
"Those of us who have survived and even thrived throughout the economic depression and now in the aftermath of the hurricane are stronger than ever."
Puerto Rico has suspended a $133 million contract for housing relief after a review board said it was inappropriately awarded.
The blackout comes as more than 400,000 power customers in Puerto Rico remain in the dark more than five months after Hurricane Maria.
Democrats in Congress are scrutinizing FEMA over a multimillion-dollar contract with a one-employee company to provide millions of meals that weren't deliver.