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January 32, 2020

Many will remember the month of January in 2020 as its own separate year. A big huge giant never ending Monday. Between the January 7th earthquakes and month long aftershocks, the Australian wildfires, Trump’s impeachment trial, the impending war with Iran (where a commercial flight fell, victim of a missile attack), Kobe and Gianna Bryant’s […]

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Battlestar Galacticast (Podcast)

My husband discovered this podcast by accident, as he read through the Emerald City Comic Con guest appearances. Host Tricia Helfer, better known as Six, and Mary McDonnel, who plays Secretary of Education Laura Roslin, were telling co-host Marc Bernardin how the story development of Battlestar Galactica (2003) hadn’t given them the opportunity to perform […]

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La maldición de ser privilegiado

Después de 12 días de protestas frente a la Fortaleza, el pueblo de Puerto Rico, armado de valor y pruebas del Centro de Investigativo de Periodismo, lograron que el Gobernador Ricardo Rosselló Nevares renunciara a su cargo por conducta inapropiada y presunta corrupción. Según los eventos se desarrollaban, mi esposo W me pedía que dejara […]

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Our Business is Chaos

The last decade has been full of eventualities; my grandfather died three weeks before my formal wedding 10.5 years ago and the roller coaster ride that is life has gained incredible momentum and speed through the sharp turns and steep drops created by the ensuing chaos. If my life had a soundtrack, you’d be hearing […]

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“Rage, rage against the dying of the light!”

¡Viva la revolución! Perhaps it was coincidental: The people of Puerto Rico were out in droves, in front of La Fortaleza, the Governor’s mansion, asking for Ricky’s resignation on Bastille Day. Just as the French were celebrating the events that led to the turning point of their revolution against the monarchy, Puertorricans attempted to dethrone […]

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Roseanne v. María

The world of entertainment and politics collided this week as a racist tweet ended Roseanne Barr’s eponymous show on ABC. For the first couple of hours, among outcries of 1rst amendment violations, the country was distracted from the real news of the day: Harvard published a study that estimated the Hurricane María death toll in […]

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Navidades Post María

Salgo de Hato Rey con un cuarto de tanque de gasolina, suficiente para llegar a Carolina y virar par de veces. La E de Empty es una sugerencia, y todo buen Boricua sabe que hay par de millas más despúes de que la flecha pase de la marca. Los semáforos a veces funcionan, a veces […]

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En la unión está la fuerza

Querido Presidente Trump, No se si todo éste tweeteo es para los Rusos, los Árabes o los inversionistas Chinos pues no hace sentido pensar que el pueblo comparte su opinión en cuanto a Puerto Rico y la ayuda para el Huracán María. Quizás es porque ve al Boricua como ciudadano de segunda clase quasi recíproco […]

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Lista de ayudas y donaciones para damnificados del Huracán María

Para aquellos que vivien y tienen familia en Puerto Rico, aquí estan los enlaces para solicitar ayuda post huracán: Para el desempleado debido al desastre natural: Tiene 30 días para solicitar después de que el Presidente de Estados Unidos haya declarado la emergencia y zona de desastre y recibirá hasta $133 de ayuda semanal. Para […]

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Saint David of Begnaud

Puerto Ricans have an excellent sense of humor, especially during their own humanitarian crises. When this picture first appeared, the islandhad been hit by a category 5 hurricane, María, which devastated the island on September 20th 2017. As they weather the aftermath that left over 4500 people dead – from causes attributable to the lack […]