Puerto Rico

Arts, Culture & Media

Coquito Masters

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.


With sharply clear memory, author Esmeralda Santiago tells of winter traditions in the Puerto Rican countryside, and the first stories she told around an open stove in an apartment in Brooklyn.

Conflict & Justice

Racial attitudes 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.


The soundtrack of Puerto Rico's protests

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.