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Protest-in-PR
Parents in Puerto Rico Protest 2-Week School Closings After Covid Spike

Parents on both sides of the controversial issue weigh in, as the government is challenged to offer solutions that allow parents to work from home.

Víctor-Vázquez
This Is Víctor Vázquez: the Puerto Rican Who Aims to Improve Miami Springs

The Miami Dade College professor obtained 70% of the votes in a recent nonpartisan election, winning the Miami Springs City Council, Group 4 seat.

Natalia-Mejía-Florida
Joven no puede continuar estudios debido a desventaja que tienen estudiantes que no hablan inglés en Florida

Natalia Mejía ha perdido su primer año de universidad, por no poder tomar el examen ESOL en su idioma natal.

Florida-Vaccines
Florida Has Used Only Half of Its Vaccines

The national press secretary said the state has a fair amount of doses while the state’s governor insists they need more and does not support Biden’s distribution plan.

Homemade coquito for Navidad.
Pandemic-Proof Your Puerto Rican Holiday Traditions

From hosting a virtual coquito happy hour to delivering pasteles to your neighbors, here are some ideas to safely celebrate your favorite traditions during the coronavirus pandemic.

Marta-Bethzaida-Florida
Thousands of Floricuas Could Spend the New Year in the Dark if Moratoriums Are Not Extended

Marta Orbe and Bethzaida Vázquez are among the thousands of residents that could be evicted or lose utility services if moratoriums are not extended in Florida.

Ron-DeSantis
DeSantis Rules Out Closing Restaurants as ‘Unrelenting’ COVID Spread Hits Florida

Though the White House Coronavirus Task Force report puts Florida in the "red zone" for high COVID-19 spread, Gov. DeSantis has ruled out new business restrictions.