PUERTO RICO

Connecticut lawmakers want Congress to send more disaster relief dollars to Puerto Rico.

Dance and music inspired by Puerto Rican culture.
Charlie Billups / Creative Commons / flickr.com/photos/titoytitabillups

 

Dan Román began composing as a young teenager growing up in Puerto Rico. He doesn't know why he started, exactly — just that simply playing instruments wasn't enough.

A new federal report says Connecticut experienced one of the largest year-to-year percentage increases in homelessness. But state officials and advocates say Hurricane Maria had a major impact on those numbers.

Researchers in Puerto Rico say hurricanes Irma and María made long-lasting and ongoing impacts to forest and coastal ecosystems.

Pablo Delano's "The Museum of the Old Colony" is a sort of mock museum, made up of 20th-century photos and captions from Puerto Rico.
Jill Kaufman / NEPR

Many of the photos in Pablo Delano's exhibit at Hampshire College are more than 100 years old. 

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