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Hurricane Maria left nearly 5,000 dead on the island, which is still recovering from climate disaster. Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images.

While the 200 countries committed to the Paris Agreement meet in Madrid, Puerto Rico occupies first place as the country most affected by natural disasters in the world. 

Latest News and stories about Puerto Rico.

Pintando para Libertad: Artistas organizan talleres locales para Oscar López-Rivera

 08/22/2016 - 14:13
Oscar Lopez Rivera.

En conjunción con una exposición titulado, "Una Sola Voz", Marisol Vélez-Aquino y Gustavo Santiago-Jiménez están organizando talleres titulados, “Oscar López, el Educador”. La iniciativa fue creada para ayudar a los estudiantes a entender el impacto de nacionalista puertorriqueño Oscar López-Rivera.

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Jamila Johnson

Philadelphia examines crisis in Puerto Rico

 08/01/2016 - 17:34
Protests in Philadelphia continue.

In a packed auditorium inside of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, community leaders, activists and guests lined up to attend the special event, Latino Politics: Philadelphia and Puerto Rico. During the impressive panel discussion, notable community leaders discussed the rich and unique history shared between Puerto Rico and Philadelphia.

Plain Text Author: 
Jamila Johnson