Month: June 2020


Puerto-Rico-reopening
All of These Things Are Now Reopening in Puerto Rico

Phase three of reopening kicks-off amid a spike in positive cases and hospitalizations, a severe drought, and more tremors that were felt in the south of the island.

How to Find My Polling Place in Florida

Knowing where to vote is just as important as registering to do so. Here's how to locate where to cast your ballot on Election Day.

Floricua-of-the-Week
Dr. William Félix’s Journey From Treating High-Performance Athletes to COVID Patients

The Puerto Rican sports physician traveled the world with the NBA. When the pandemic hit, helping COVID-19 patients became his calling in life.

Puerto Rico Sahara Dust
A “Godzilla Dust Cloud” Is Hitting Puerto Rico. Here’s What That Means.

A larger-than-usual dust plume brings unhealthy air to the region this week and makes its way to the United States mainland next week.

Image via Mivette Vega for The Americano
A Cosmetologist, a Mother of Three, a Waiter: Here Are the Faces of Puerto Rico’s Unemployed

Laid-off workers share their stories of frustration, hunger, and uncertainty in face of the inefficiency of the island’s Labor Department.

Climate-Change-Puerto-Rico
Trump Reverses 100 Environmental Regulations That Directly Affect Puerto Rico

In three years, Trump reversed important environmental regulations that affect people on the island “first and foremost” as well as minorities in the U.S.

La-Comay-Puerto-Rico
No More Hate. No More La Comay. This Is Why We Demand the Show’s Cancelation Again

Six years after activists in Puerto Rico got popular puppet show ‘La Comay’ off-air, the show was brought back by Mega TV and hateful comments attacking a renowned Black lawyer on the island sparked a new boycott.