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8 Months After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Still Doesn’t Have a Power Grid Ready for the Next Hurricane Season

Hurricane Maria hit the island of Puerto Rico in September 2017, which was more than eight months ago now. The island still does not have a...

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President and CEO Marisol Ramos-Lopez to Leave Willow Domestic Violence Center

By Staff –   Marisol Ramos-Lopez, president and CEO of Willow Domestic Violence Center, has abruptly decided to leave the...

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Ibero CEO, Hilda Rosario Escher, to Resign

By Staff –   Hilda Rosario Escher has announced she will resign from her position as president and CEO of the Ibero-American...

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Hispanic Customer Served Racist Remark Written on Starbucks Coffee Cup

A man who would only go by Pedro said that upon receiving his Los Angeles area Starbucks coffee there was a racial slur in place of his...

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Estella Vélez Upegui: Educating Families About Alzheimer’s

By Edy Toribio Rosenfeld, RN BSN –   It was a pleasure to sit down and talk with Estella Vélez Upegui in her office at 55...

Hurricane Season Round Two: Puerto Rico Anxiously Prepares for Another Disaster

Puerto Rico, still trying to recover after Hurricane Maria, warily prepares for the upcoming hurricane season. Roughly eight months ago,...

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Wells College Students Protest Lack of Diverse Faculty, Hiring Process

By Staff – Students at Wells College are currently protesting the school’s decision to hire outside faculty to fill a position,...

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Puerto Rico’s Recovery Continuously Bogged By Bureaucracy

At the end of September of last year, Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane Maria. The category 5 hurricane slashed through the island leaving...

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Asylum-Seeking Immigrants Facing Uncertainties and Stranded at Port of Entry

According to NBC News, there were around 150 immigrants stranded at the U.S. border on Monday as they were seeking asylum. The immigrants,...

Puerto Rico Institute of Statistics Powerless in Collecting Death Toll Data

Puerto Rico was left powerless in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Wet with flood water, scattered with shingles and glass, and ravaged....