Puerto Rico

CHEFS

The South Bronx’s Most Legendary Lechón Comes From a Man Known As 'The Piranha'

La Piraña Lechonera is open only on the weekends, serving Puerto Rican staples til the pork runs out.
Bettina Makalintal
5.9.19
tv

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.
Taylor Hosking
1.17.19
Film

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.
Taylor Hosking
1.16.19
Meducation

People in Puerto Rico Can't Get the Same Hepatitis C Meds as Other American Citizens Do

Unlike states, Puerto Rico’s federal funding for Medicaid is capped, leaving health officials with a difficult choice when considering covering hepatitis C drugs.
Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News
1.2.19
Music

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

Drake and Diplo both feature on the Puerto Rican rapper's first LP.
Alex Robert Ross
12.24.18
Munchies

Meet the Queer Chefs Helping Puerto Rico's Culinary Community Shine

“I’ve never cooked in a kitchen with only queer people, mostly women, and centering Puerto Rican food and ingredients. There’s a lot to say here."
Keia Mastrianni
11.27.18
Views My Own

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.
Harry Cheadle
9.13.18
energy

Climate Change Exacerbates Hurricane Florence as America Becomes World’s Leading Crude Oil Producer

Hurricane Florence will make landfall in the Carolinas on the same day the US Department of Energy announces that the US has likely surpassed Russia and Saudi Arabia in crude oil production.
Becky Ferreira
9.13.18
Puerto Rico

Photos Show Millions of Bottles of Water Never Distributed to Puerto Ricans After Hurricane Maria

Trump has called the federal response to Hurricane Maria, which left thousands dead, an 'incredible unsung success.'
Jelisa Castrodale
9.12.18
VICELAND

2 Chainz and Amara La Negra Pair Ultra Rare Cigars with Super Expensive Rum

Get a (very pricey) taste of the Caribbean on 'MOST EXPENSIVEST.'
Sarah Bellman
8.21.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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?"
Drew Schwartz
7.10.18
Puerto Rico

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.
Mark Hay
6.18.18
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