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Puerto Rico

  1. politics
    Mitch McConnell Calls Statehood for D.C. and Puerto Rico ‘Full-Bore Socialism’The quote is certainly consistent with Mitch McConnell’s block-anything-blue legacy, but not all Republicans agree with their leader in the Senate.
  2. chat room
    Anthony Ramos on She’s Gotta Have It Season Two, Puerto Rico, and In the Heights“It is the most authentic, dope, New York, Latino moment in history.”
  3. business
    McKinsey Is Running Puerto Rico — and Getting Paid Millions to Do ItWhy is the bankrupt island spending more than a billion dollars on expert advice?
  4. politics
    Donald Trump Doesn’t Care About Puerto RicoTrump’s long-standing antipathy for people of color is germane to his rhetoric on Puerto Rico.
  5. politics
    Puerto Rico’s Distress Shows Trump’s Contempt for Poor People of ColorThe island needs help, and it doesn’t sound like Trump is prepared to give it.
  6. government shutdown
    Trump May Accept Defeat on Wall Funding and Claim He’ll Get His Money ElsewhereAs Congress denies him anything like the border-wall money he’s demanded, Trump may claim he’ll “plus up” the amount via executive action.
  7. etiquette
    Lin-Manuel Miranda Shoots His Shot to Shame Hamilton Fan for Recording the ShowIn real time, he tweaked “My Shot” to call out the “lady filming in the fourth row.”
  8. don't call it a comeback
    Lin-Manuel Miranda Isn’t Throwing Away His Shot at Doing Hamilton in Puerto RicoTickets, to raise funds for the country, went for $5,000.
  9. the urbanist: san juan
    Eco Goods and Guayaberas: Shopping Like a Local in San JuanPop-ups, concept shops, and the best boutique strip in the city.
  10. tropical resistance
    With the MECA Art Fair, San Juan’s Art Community Rises AgainPuerto Rico a year after Hurricane Maria.
  11. travel
    Visit Puerto Rico — Just Don’t Be a JerkTourism in places ravaged by disaster prompts serious ethical questions. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t go to San Juan, but be mindful how you do it.
  12. hurricane maria
    Trump Continues to Promote Puerto Rico Deaths Conspiracy TheoryThe president will never back down from a lie that makes him look good, and this one is no different.
  13. puerto rico
    Florida Republicans Scramble to Repudiate Trump Tweets on Maria Death TollThe president has thrown a stink bomb into Florida politics at the worst possible moment.
  14. puerto rico
    Trump: Democrats Faked 3,000 Hurricane Deaths in Puerto Rico to Make Me Look BadThe president argues that months-long shortages of electricity, food, and medical care couldn’t possibly have killed more than 18 people.
  15. conspiracy theories
    Trump: Democrats Faked 3,000 Hurricane Deaths in Puerto Rico to Make Me Look BadThe president argues that months-long shortages of electricity, food, and medical care couldn’t possibly have killed more than 18 people.
  16. puerto rico
    Trump: My Handling of the Hurricane in Puerto Rico Was an ‘Unsung Success’Trump says that his response to Hurricane Maria (which is estimated to have killed nearly 3,000 U.S. citizens) was “an incredible, unsung success.”
  17. hurricane maria
    San Juan Mayor: Puerto Rican People’s Lives ‘Aren’t on the Radar’ for Trump“You can kill people with a bomb and you can kill them with neglect. And what happened in Puerto Rico is that people were left to die.”
  18. Democratic Drive to Win Senate Hitting Some Barriers in Florida and New JerseyMost Senate observers are focused on Democrats in deep-red states. But Nelson of Florida is in trouble, and Menendez of New Jersey could be, too.
  19. hurricane maria
    Puerto Rico Admits Official Maria Death Toll Is Off by Nearly 1,400Though the official number still stands at 64, the government has acknowledged that 1,427 people died because of Hurricane Maria.
  20. Puerto Rico Admits Official Maria Death Toll Is Off by Nearly 1,400Though the official number still stands at 64, the government has acknowledged that 1,427 people died because of Hurricane Maria.
  21. profiles
    How One Chef Is Bouncing Back — and Helping Puerto Rico — After Hurricane Maria“I still have hope.”
  22. puerto rico
    Lin-Manuel Miranda Announces Puerto Rico Arts Fund in Wake of Hurricane Maria“No shortage of bad news. But also no shortage of ways to do some good.”
  23. the urbanist: san juan
    Week 10: San Juan Is a City on the RiseDespite its struggles, the capital of Puerto Rico continues to provide a fascinating, fun, and passport-free getaway for Statesiders.
  24. the urbanist: san juan
    Week 10: San Juan Is a City on the RiseDespite its struggles, the capital of Puerto Rico continues to provide a fascinating, fun, and passport-free getaway for Statesiders.
  25. the urbanist: san juan
    Rainforests and Rum Castles: The Best Day Trips From San JuanWhen locals need to get away, they go to El Yunque, Tanama River, Fajardo, Ponce, and Piñones.
  26. the urbanist: san juan
    Rainforests and Rum Castles: The Best Day Trips From San JuanWhen locals need to get away, they go to El Yunque, Tanama River, Fajardo, Ponce, and Piñones.
  27. the urbanist: san juan
    From Tito to Trap: Inside San Juan’s Music and Dance ScenePuerto Rico’s biggest export is its music. Here’s where the locals go for live shows and euphoric rug-cutting.
  28. the urbanist: san juan
    From Tito to Trap: Inside San Juan’s Music and Dance ScenePuerto Rico’s biggest export is its music. Here’s where the locals go for live shows and euphoric rug-cutting.
  29. the urbanist: san juan
    Fun Things to Do When It Rains In San JuanA wet day needn’t spoil your vacation. When the clouds burst, in-the-know locals explore cultural centers, art-house cinemas, and sketch comedy shows.
  30. the urbanist: san juan
    Piña Coladas and Carbonated Negronis: A San Juan Drinking PrimerThis used to be a rum town—and only a rum town. Things have changed.
  31. the urbanist: san juan
    Piña Coladas and Carbonated Negronis: A San Juan Drinking PrimerThis used to be a rum town—and only a rum town. Things have changed.
  32. the urbanist: san juan
    Muévete!: How to Break a Sweat in San JuanKite surfing, paddleboarding, cycling, yoga on the beach, and other ways to get your blood pumping.
  33. the urbanist: san juan
    Muévete!: How to Break a Sweat in San JuanKite surfing, paddleboarding, cycling, yoga on the beach, and other ways to get your blood pumping.
  34. the urbanist: san juan
    A High-Low Art Lover’s Guide to San JuanFrom the streets to the galleries, there is beauty everywhere you turn.
  35. the urbanist: san juan
    A High-Low Art Lover’s Guide to San JuanFrom the streets to the galleries, there is beauty everywhere you turn.
  36. the urbanist: san juan
    Life After Maria: How Travelers Can Help Puerto Rico Recover“How can I help?” has replaced “Why isn’t Puerto Rico a state?” as the number one question asked by visitors.
  37. the urbanist: san juan
    Where the Locals Would Stay in San Juan If They Weren’t LocalAvailability is high and prices are much gentler than before the storms.
  38. the urbanist: san juan
    Where the Locals Would Stay in San Juan If They Weren’t LocalAvailability is high and prices are much gentler than before the storms.
  39. the urbanist: san juan
    Life After Maria: How Travelers Can Help Puerto Rico Recover“How can I help?” has replaced “Why isn’t Puerto Rico a state?” as the number one question asked by visitors.
  40. Harvard Study: Hurricane Maria Killed Thousands of Puerto RicansThe official death toll stands at 64. But researchers say at least 4,645 people died as a result of the storm (and/or, the lackluster relief effort).
  41. look book
    The Broadway Seamstress Who Makes Her Own Clothes“Right now I’m working on a chiffon shirt. Chiffon is very difficult to sew.”
  42. the urbanist: san juan
    Trapeze Lessons, Sketch Shows, and Other Things to Do When It Rains in San JuanA wet day needn’t spoil your vacation. When the clouds burst, in-the-know locals explore cultural centers, art-house cinemas, and sketch comedy shows.
  43. Check Out Some Clips from Samantha Bee’s Puerto Rico ‘Full Frontal’ SpecialBack in January, Samantha Bee announced that she and her team were heading to Puerto Rico for a special episode of Full Frontal, and in case […]
  44. awards
    James Beard Foundation Names José Andrés Its Humanitarian of the YearFor his efforts in Puerto Rico and beyond.
  45. last night on late night
    Seth Meyers Evaluates Trump’s Job on Puerto Rico’s Recovery EffortTrump gave the White House’s response to Hurricane Maria a “10”; Meyers would not.
  46. hurricane maria
    Las Secuelas de María son la Verdadera Tragedia HumanitariaEl saldo de muertes del huracán en Puerto Rico amenaza con eclipsar el de Katrina.
  47. hurricane maria
    Hurricane Maria Was a Natural Catastrophe. The Aftermath Is a Man-Made Disaster.The death toll from the storm in Puerto Rico is threatening to eclipse Katrina’s.
  48. Puerto Rico’s Official Hurricane Maria Death Toll Off by 1,000, NYT ReportsThe official death toll after Hurricane Maria still stands at 62. That’s far too low.
  49. video feed
    José Andrés Says Puerto Ricans Deserve ‘One Plate a Day of Hot Food’The chef tells 60 Minutes that his World Central Kitchen’s paella is cheaper than an MRE.
  50. recoveries
    José Andrés Says Armed Guards Booted Him From FEMA BuildingThe situation was tense in Puerto Rico.
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