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The heart of Puerto Rico 0

The heart of Puerto Rico

Story and video by Gabriella Parsons In the wake of two catastrophic hurricanes –– the shock, the disaster, the darkness –– there is dignity. Conversations about decolonization and sovereignty for Puerto Rico had been...

Regrowth 0

Regrowth

Story and video by Nicole Harvey When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico in September 2017 it destroyed Stephanie Rodriguez’s farm. While many decided to leave their living conditions after the storm, Rodriguez considered it...

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Jack and Dan

Story and photos by James Wooldridge Jack Anderson wasn’t going to let Dan Walker win. No way. Not a chance. The two college students swung the Wii remotes up and down in front of...

Puerto Ricans criticize recovery efforts after Hurricane Maria 0

Puerto Ricans criticize recovery efforts after Hurricane Maria

By Elsie Stormberg After Hurricanes Irma and Maria, hundreds of thousands of people in Puerto Rico required aid. The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, along with religious groups and grassroots organizations provided supplies,...

School closures in Puerto Rico worry residents 0

School closures in Puerto Rico worry residents

By Sabrina Sommer In 2017, the Puerto Rican government closed 167 schools. This summer, 265 public schools on the island found out in April they were scheduled to close over the summer of 2018....