Puerto Rico

My Hurricane Maria Story: Elizabeth Garrett

A Little About Me/Us I lived through Maria in Carolina and Hato Rey but I am from Detroit, Michigan. I am 24.  I was living with a friend at the time.  I have lived in PR two years. Here is an excerpt: Good afternoon. September 20, 2017, Hurricane María hit Puerto Rico. I moved to Carolina,…
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Press Release: California High School Student Organizes Concert to Raise Money for 3 Organic Farms in Puerto Rico

[caption id="attachment_6140" align="aligncenter" width="604"] Organic Farm Charity website[/caption] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CALIFORNIA ADOLESCENT ESTABLISHES NON-PROFIT, ORGANIZES CONCERT TO SAVE THREE ORGANIC FARMS ON PUERTO RICO Irvine County, CA (September 13, 2018) Adharsh Subramanian, a high school student from Southern California, shocked after seeing the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, creates a non-profit, and organizes a benefit…
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Organic Farm Charity to Hold Benefit for Three Puerto Rico Farms

[caption id="attachment_6141" align="aligncenter" width="538"] Adharsh (high school student who founded Organic Farm Charity) with Paul and me[/caption] If I were better at writing press releases, that's what this would be but who needs all that pomp and circumstance when there are good people trying to do good things for others? Paul and I are thrilled—no…
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BTI Toxin to Be Sprayed Over the United States, Puerto Rico

Although a slight improvement over Naled, whatever you've heard about Bti toxin, it's not the gentler, kinder way to address the so-called Zika issue. Over the summer, we the people of Puerto Rico reacted with horror and extreme anger at the U.S. Government and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)’s intentions to continue aerial spraying…
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