Puerto Rico

9.5.19

Trump Is Pulling Money From Hurricane Recovery and Childcare Centers to Build His Wall

The Pentagon plans to divert $3.6 billion from military projects in the latest effort to circumvent Congress

8.28.19

Puerto Ricans Aren’t Just Preparing for Hurricane Dorian: 'We’re Preparing for the Government to Fail Us'

Puerto Ricans have little faith that their government will provide any relief after the storm hits.

7.30.19

Burger King Manager Accepts Apology From Women Who Told Him to 'Go Back to Mexico'

Ricardo Castillo—who is Puerto Rican—not only forgave them, but also said he hoped someone would set up a GoFundMe for the women who berated him.

1.17.19

Fallon's 'Hamilton' Episode Showed Late-Night TV Can Still Be Powerful

Filmed on location in Puerto Rico and featuring a heavy dose of Lin-Manuel Miranda, the special episode was layered and emotional.

1.16.19

Spielberg’s Latinx ‘West Side Story’ Is Fighting Hollywood Whitewashing

His new cast is a correction to decades of white actors playing the movie's Puerto Rican roles.

12.28.18

Bad Bunny Lays Claim to Christmas, Releases Debut Album 'X100PRE'

Drake and Diplo both feature on the Puerto Rican rapper's first LP.

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9.26.18

A year after Maria, Puerto Ricans say tarp-roofs, power outages and PTSD are now a part of life

Puerto Ricans tell us what it's like a year after Maria

9.14.18

Trump's Narcissism and Cowardice Are Making the Government Dysfunctional

The president's tweets about Puerto Rico show how he is corroding the institutions he's supposed to be running.

8.28.18

Nearly 3,000 people died in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

That's 46 times more than the official death toll, a new study shows.

7.10.18

Man Harasses Latina for ‘Un-American’ Puerto Rico Shirt While Cop Does Nothing

"You should not be wearing that in the United States of America. Are you a citizen?"

6.18.18

Nine Months After Hurricane Maria, Congress Isn't Doing Much to Help

Advocates are demanding investigations, accountability, and relief money, but little seems to be forthcoming.

5.10.18

Photos of My Bipolar Father During His Last Days

"I took on the challenge of studying my father and his condition by photographing his daily endeavors."

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