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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 […]

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Adulting Hurricane Maria Mrs Enginerd

Temporal, Temporal…

In Puerto Rico we have a very unique name for Atlantic based storms: temporales. We even have a song dedicated to the impact they cause in our immediate lives, the uncertainty of being in the way of the eye of a hurricane. There is something magical about that word because it describes both the temperamental […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month: September 15th to October 15th

Back in 1968, Representative Edward R Roybal a Democrat from Los Angeles, established legislation to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Week in the USA, which was passed by President Lyndon B. Johnson. It wasn’t until 1988 under President Ronal Regan that is was expanded to a month, with the passing of Public Law 100-402.  Since then the month […]