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Episode 59: Beverly Ramos preps for the TCS NYC Marathon from Puerto Rico

In Episode 59, Beverly Ramos discusses living and training in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria as she prepares for the 2017 TCS NYC Marathon. 47 more words


Mario Bermúdez, the Boricua fighter

Here’s Mario Bermúdez, ” El Destructor “. Although he’s never lived in Puerto Rico, New York native Mario Bermúdez is a Boricua fighter through and though. 70 more words

Voluntourism /Volunturismo

Many people are wondering if they can make it back to Puerto Rico, Culebra and Vieques to “vacation” soon. I read about it a lot in the forums. 663 more words

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Connecticut restaurants offer relief for Puerto Rico

HARTFORD — The Connecticut PR group “Eat in Connecticut” created a coalition of more than 75 restaurants to help hurricane victims in Puerto Rico.

“We wanted to bring the community together. 510 more words


10 Food-Related Ways to Help Puerto Rico

In “10 Food-Related Ways to Help Puerto Rico in the Wake of Hurricane Maria,” Alicia Kennedy (Edible Manhattan) writes: “From canning brigades to supper clubs to supporting the restoration of coffee farms, there’s a lot of work to be done.” She lists organizations and efforts based both in New York and on the island where people can donate, “because fresh food and the restoration of the island’s agriculture are of the utmost importance.” 568 more words


JLo Partners With Trick-Or-Treat for UNICEF to Help Puerto Rico

Marissa Armas (NBC News) writes that Jennifer Lopez is partnering with Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF in an effort to raise funds for Puerto Rico, which is still suffering massive devastation a month after Hurricane Maria tore through the island. 150 more words