News Recap September 13th-18th, 2020
Puerto Rican artists celebrate cultural change
By giving female artists and art pieces on cultural and political justice a platform, Puerto Rican artists across the island are celebrating a cultural shift in a new positive direction.
Puerto Rican parrots create new language amid protective extinction captivity
Nearly extinct Puerto Rican parrots have another threat besides deforestation. Conservation biologists have said these parrots have now created a new dialect while in captivity, creating a potential barrier to communicating with other birds.
White House approved $13B federal aid package 3 years after Hurricane Maria
President Trump and the White House announced with guide FEMA as they use the $13 billion federal aid package to help Puerto Rico rebuild its electrical and education systems three years since Hurricane Maria hit.
Democratic candidate Joe Biden creates recovery plan ahead of elections
Joe Biden visited Kissimmee, Florida on September 15th, 2020 in hopes of gathering more Hispanic and Latino voters for his campaign. He and his campaign team released a potential recovery plan aimed at helping reduce the Puerto Rican debt and repair damages across the island by natural disasters.
Puerto Rican architect creates new way to help housing crisis
Puerto Rican architect, Carla Gautier Castro has developed a new creative idea to use shipping containers as potential new homes for Puerto Ricans after a series of devastating natural disasters. These new homes have been originally built to withstand the most dangerous weather conditions.
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