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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.