We don’t know the day or either the hour, however we do know the promise is weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning and that joy has come for the scares endured on a family 40 years ago in a rape case that went cold, but now justice will be […]

We called it. Just a few days after Nike caught the social media backlash from both Puerto Rican sneakerheads and sneakerheads who’re familiar with the Latino culture for their latest “Borinquen” inspired Air Force 1’s, the company has announced they’re canceling the release of the controversial design. According to La Monde (just hit the translate […]

Five years have gone by, some 1,825 days, since the people of Flint, Mich., were doomed to a life with no clean water, with no clear end in sight. (Nestle just pledged to continue providing bottled water for the town at least through August of this year.) And it’s been more than 18 months since Hurricane […]

Leave it up to a Black woman! Media mogul Oprah Winfrey has decided to donate $2 million to Puerto Rico disaster relief efforts, HuffPo reports. The island of Puerto Rico is reeling from devastation caused by two back-to-back hurricanes in 2017. Oprah made the decision to contribute to their restoration efforts after attending a “Hamilton” show in San Juan this […]

CLEVELAND — A new beginning in Cleveland for hundreds of people is off to a very rocky start. They may have survived a natural disaster, but a man-made one is starting to take its toll. That’s the message from the Hispanic social service agency trying to help Hurricane Maria victims. Large numbers of Puerto Ricans […]

With Hurricane Florence about to deliver a “Mike Tyson punch” to the Carolinas in what is being forecast as potentially the strongest hurricane to strike the East Coast in decades, many people are being reminded of the fact that, nearly a year after Hurricane Maria, parts of Puerto Rico still don’t have power. Compounding the situation are photos that went viral this […]

As the nation prepares for another potentially devastating storm with Hurricane Florence barreling towards the east coast, Puerto Rico has still not recovered from 2017’s Hurricane Maria. And to make matters worse, this week CBS News correspondent David Begnaud reported that what appears to be millions of water bottles meant for hurricane victim relief remain sitting on a runway at an […]

This is disgusting.   Last month, Mia Irizarry was celebrating her birthday at Forest Preserves of Cook County in Illinois. Irizarry, who is Puerto Rican, was wearing a shirt with the Puerto Rican flag when an idiotic and racist white man began harassing her, saying, “You should not be wearing that in the United States of America. Are you […]

The study in which 4,645 deaths have been counted is noted as a possible “underestimate.”   Nearly 5,000 people died in Hurricane Maria’s aftermath in Puerto Rico, far greater than the 64 deaths counted as the storms’ official toll, according to a new study from Harvard. The findings, published Tuesday in the New England Journal of Medicine, […]

(RNN) – Seven months after Hurricane Maria destroyed most of the island’s power grid, Puerto Rico has suffered an island-wide power outage, CNN reported. “The entire electrical system in Puerto Rico collapses AGAIN!” San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz tweeted. The latest outage comes less than a week after a tree knocked out power to 870,000 customers. […]

The memories are still fresh. “The noise is still in my mind, the way the winds attacked the island is something incredible,” said Angel Rivera. Rivera says he lost everything when Hurricane Maria roared across Puerto Rico. “We lost our house, our house got flooded,” he said. But he ultimately decided to leave Puerto Rico because […]

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Staff and students at a school in San Juan erupted with joy in early January when they regained electricity. The entire island of Puerto Rico lost power after Hurricane Maria tore through in September of 2017.  Academia Bautista Puerto Nuevo, a school that serves around 1,100 students, waited 112 days for their power to […]