The dilemma of rebuilding Puerto Rico or paying the debt

Puerto Rico already owed billions of dollars before the recent storms. Will its creditors pursue their claims after the Hurricane Maria catastrophe?
Oct 17, 2017

Seattle Puerto Ricans ignite grassroots hurricane relief

The Puerto Rican community in Seattle says it is committed to the island's long-term recovery, as well as its immediate relief from the recent hurricanes.
Oct 12, 2017

Seattle’s Caribbean communities send aid to storm-damaged homelands

Seattleites reach out to friends and family in Puerto Rico, Sint Maarten, Dominica and other islands, as the Caribbean rebuilds from devastating storms.
Oct 3, 2017

Isolated Puerto Rico communities ration food after Hurricane Maria

Communities in at least nine neighborhoods in Utuado started rationing food and water, after Hurricane Maria blocked roads and destroyed local crops.
Oct 2, 2017

Mired in debt, Puerto Rico gave millions to Monsanto

Throughout the decade of fiscal crisis, the Island has been a corporate welfare paradise for companies that even get free water.
Jul 20, 2016

How American women can take back International Women’s Day

It may not get much attention in the U.S., but International Women's Day means a lot for these. visitors from Indonesia, China and Puerto Rico.
Mar 7, 2016
While we Americans are busy playing football against a giant turkey, tons of other countries are celebrating Thanksgiving in their own unique ways. (Photo from Flickr)

5 global Thanksgiving traditions to shake up your holiday

Want to celebrate the most American of holidays with a bit of a twist. Try these global Thanksgiving traditions.
Nov 25, 2015