Hurricane María


FEMA, Housing and the Loss of Wealth

Puerto Rico hurricane evacuees in the Orlando area will begin fleeing FEMA-sponsored short-term housing as soon as next week, with others to follow in March 20. Calls began months ago to pressure the Federal Emergency Management Agency to extend the deadline for the dozens of people who are still grappling […]


Hurricane Supplies May Go to Waste 2 comments

Puerto Rico hurricane victims may never see thousands of pounds of food and other supplies collected in Central Florida as part of relief efforts. Earlier this week, news reports indicated that hundreds of boxes of supplies at the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Office (PRFAA) in Kissimmee were potentially contaminated by […]


Organizations Keen to Register Puerto Rican Voters 2 comments

Never have so many organizations been so keen to register Puerto Rican voters. For partisan voices eager to tilt registration rolls in the critical swing state of Florida, there is gold in them there newly arrived Puerto Ricans. For the partisans who fear they may lose out, there is a […]