Many places around the world are synonymous with their alcoholic beverage of choice — German beer, Kentucky bourbon, London dry gin. Now, many producers are adding hand sanitizer to their production line.
The spooky, interactive experience uses archival audio and video, as well as original art, to trace different periods in the history of Puerto Rico, from the 16th-century Spanish colonization through the United States takeover in 1898 and, finally, Hurricane Maria.
The proposed map could potentially speed up the development of — and radically transform — popular natural landscapes and historically protected urban architecture. It was rolled out in the midst of an unprecedented political uprising, which might have doomed the proposal to obscurity. Instead, it struck a nerve.
The islands — still recovering, slowly and haltingly, from the catastrophic impacts of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017 — dodged a bullet, but the threat of a direct hit was enough to trigger the entire country into a state of anxious preparation and reflection.
Trump slammed "corrupt" politicians in Puerto Rico, which is still struggling to recover from Hurricane Maria. As the island now faces Hurricane Dorian, a power grid official says they have 'prepared on various fronts' for the storm.
Wanda Vásquez is the third person to hold Puerto Rico's governorship in one week's time. The World speaks with Eduardo Bhatia, minority leader in the Puerto Rico Senate, about the state and future of Puerto Rico's democracy.
Puerto Rican singer iLe is one of many high-profile artists who've spoken out in support of the protesters in Puerto Rico. And one of her songs titled “Afilando Los Cuchillos” or “Sharpening the Knives” is part of the soundtrack for Puerto Rico’s political crisis.
Hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans participated in protests demanding the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló. Poet laureate Raquel Salas Rivera speaks with Marco Werman about the movement for change in Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico is proud of its reputation as a racially diverse island, but a new report challenges the notion of racial harmony in Puerto Rico. Phillip Martin has the latest of his reports on color around the globe.
You might say that coquito is the Puerto Rican version of eggnog. Coquito connoisseurs gathered in New York to compete in the annual Coquito Masters contest. Marco Werman talks with Debbie Quinones is the founder of the International Coquito Federation.
Closing out our show today is music from Puerto Rico. More specifically a style known as plena. Miguel Zenï¿½n's new CD ï¿½Esta Plena' is a jazz infused take on this Afro-Carribbean style. The Puerto Rican born Miguel Zenï¿½n explains on today's show.
The Netherlands beat the Dominican Republic in a huge upset over the weekend. Jeff Beresford-Howe, The Takeaway's sports contributor brings us World Baseball Classic highlights including details on this legendary play.