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In the Afro-Caribbean heart of Puerto Rico, locals fight erosion, government indifference

https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/voices/2020/02/06/puerto-rico-erosion-hurricane-maria-afro-report-for-america-column/4658501002 In the Afro-Caribbean heart of Puerto Rico, locals fight erosion, government indifference Loíza, Puerto Rico, is filled with palm trees, unassuming bars, bomba music, beautiful beaches — and strong-willed locals who refuse to be forgotten. Víctor Rodríguez-Velázquez – Report … Continue reading

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Reviving Puerto Rico’s Cocoa Farms, Centuries After Hurricanes Destroyed Them

http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2017/03/01/516913761/reviving-puerto-ricos-cocoa-farms-centuries-after-hurricanes-destroyed-them Reviving Puerto Rico’s Cocoa Farms, Centuries After Hurricanes Destroyed Them March 1, 20174:31 PM ET Heard on All Things Considered Dan Charles Twitter Cacao pods ready for harvest at the Loiza Dark Chocolate farm. Courtesy of Loiza Dark Chocolate … Continue reading

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