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Honor Puerto Rico And Make A Pastelon De Maduros


September 03, 2018 

Our biggest criticism of both the United States and its food is the lack of plantains. Americans love bananas, heck the United Fruit Company virtually enslaved large parts of Latin America in the 40’s and 50’s just to supply Americans with bananas. But the plantain gets no love. Why? It is delicious and versatile. You….

A New Bill Proposes Statehood For Puerto Rico


July 10, 2018 

The push to make Puerto Rico a state has intensified after Puerto Rican resident commissioner Jennifer Gonzalez-Colon authored a bill calling for Puerto Rican statehood. The bill is supported both by several Republicans and Democrats including its sponsor Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah. He’s the head of the commission on Natural Resources so I see what….

Luis Fonsi Reshoots Puerto Rico Tourism Promo Spots


February 07, 2018 

Luis Fonsi is back promoting Puerto Rico. The singer was hired last year to shoot commercials for the island and help boost tourism. But since the hurricane that devastated the island, the promo was put on hold. Now that Puerto Rico has recovered they are ready to receive tourists and Fonsi is lending a helping….

Puerto Rico Still Waiting For Help 7 Weeks After Hurricane Maria


November 28, 2017 

What can we say about the US response to hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico? Most of the island remains without power. Many places are still difficult to get to, the infrastructure is completely messed up. Clean water is not a given and food is scarce, particulalrly in remote areas in the mountains. It seems like….

Puerto Rico Relief Song Tops Billboard Chart


October 23, 2017 

“Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is behind the Puerto Rico relief song which recently topped the Billboard 200 album chart. Miranda’s “Almost Like Praying” debuted at No. 1 on the Digital Songs chart which had 111,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The song is a response to the devastation Puerto Rico faced following Hurricane Maria,….