Hispanic or Latino


Caring for ‘the Beloved Community’ during Coronavirus

Nine years ago the Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Undeserved published an article about how to protect vulnerable communities in the event of a pandemic. Yes, a pandemic. That was in 2011, way before a pandemic reared its ugly and life-threatening head in the United States, infecting nearly […]


Latinos Are 37 percent of Tri-County COVID-19 Cases

And One-Third of COVID-19 Cases in Central Florida It’s been said that the COVID-19 pandemic is a great equalizer, but that’s not exactly true. COVID-19 is opportunistic, targeting people wherever and whenever it can. However, the virus does not strike everyone alike. It does discriminate based on age and health […]


Hurricane María’s Population Impact on Florida

In the days and weeks following Hurricane María in 2017, as packed flights arrived from San Juan, people wondered just how many Puerto Ricans had fled the island that was so devastated it couldn’t provide essential public services such as water and electricity for months to come. It was difficult […]