Carmen Zorrilla, an obstetrician in San Juan, Puerto Rico's main public hospital and the principal investigator at the Maternal-Infant Studies Center, heard of several unplanned home births after the storm. It worried her.
Hurricane Maria’s waves clawed away at the sand, reducing the width of the broad beach by approximately 90 percent. But it wasn’t just that the familiar landscape disappeared — it left La Boca defenseless.
After the catastrophic Hurricane Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico in 2017, finding safe drinking water became one of the most difficult issues facing residents of the island. A team of volunteers stepped in to help.
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.