Hurricane Maria Death Count over 5,000–not 64, New Study Finds
A recent study published in The New England Journal of Medicine estimates the number of deaths caused directly or indirectly by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico at over five thousand.
Juan CMay 30, 2018
Chaos is the ‘New Normal’ in the Caribbean
How has climate change affected the Caribbean?
Marisela TrevinMarch 21, 2018
Storms, Colonial Chains, and US Cruelty
The condition of the infrastructure on the island is the product not only of the economic crisis that Puerto Rico has been trapped in for more than a decade, but even more so of the criminal conduct of the US.
Héctor ReyesOctober 4, 2017
Puerto Rico: Drowning in Debt While Capitalists Swim in Profits
In an interview with Left Voice, Francisco J. Fortuño Bernier describes on-the-ground organizing and conditions in Puerto Rico, considering the political implications of disaster capitalism’s greed, U.S. imperialist neglect, and the devastation wrought by two destructive hurricanes.
Francisco J. Fortuño BernierOctober 1, 2017