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Nothing but air and fragrance

The novel promotion featured cans of Wild Banana Orchid from Grand Cayman, Puerto Rican Coffee from San Juan, Sugarcane Rum from St. Kitts and Island Coconut from Cozumel. The aluminum cans contained nothing but air and fragrance, but could be "popped" like a traditional soft drink. — A Carnival Cruise Line campaign in a New […]

Carmen Yulín Cruz Praises Americans’ Big Hearts, Warns Trump’s Tax Plan Will Hurt Puerto Rico on The Late Show

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

It's been just over two months since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, and the island is still undergoing a massive recovery effort. San Juan mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, who's become a popular spokesperson for the island as she'sShow More Summary

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz talks Puerto Rico's recovery with Stephen Colbert

About 50 percent of Puerto Rico still does not have power and the rest of the island still has unstable electricity according to San Juan's Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, who described the post-Hurricane Maria landscape leaving the island in a "touch and go situation still."  Cruz stopped by the studio to share what has been happening in the U.S. Show More Summary

The Mayor of San Juan Isn’t Finished With Donald Trump: “Power Does Not Make You a Good Person”

Ten days after Hurricane María ripped through Puerto Rico—lashing the island with 155-mile-per-hour winds and pounding rain that knocked out the entire power grid and destroyed nearly half a million homes—President Donald Trump went after the mayor of the island’s capitol city.  “The Mayor of San Juan, who was very complimentary only a few days ago, […]

The Aproximada in Eastsound, Washington

About six miles from any viable boat launch, on the largest of the San Juan Islands, an 80-foot boat rests under the shade of the Pacific Northwest’s towering Douglas firs. The three-masted barkentine vessel, which is sea-worthy according...Show More Summary

Take a small-ship cruise to Washington state's tulip festival next spring

If facing winter makes you dream of spring, check out American Cruise Lines’ Tulip Festival cruises next April that will explore Washington state’s Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands. The weeklong cruises visit the annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival in Anacortes, Wash., where hundreds of acres...

San Juan back in the dark after major power line failure

last monthNews : NY Daily News

Weeks after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, 80% of the island was abruptly left without power.

Hurricane sets off fierce debate about leaving Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The disaster wrought by Hurricane Maria has set off an anguished debate across Puerto Rico, where friends, family and co-workers are arguing fiercely over the morality of leaving the blacked-out island for the U.S. mainland versus fulfilling a patriotic duty to rebuild.

On the Orca trail in the San Juan Islands

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Chef Fed 1.5 Million Meals to Puerto Ricans

The Coliseo is the biggest concert hall in San Juan, Puerto Rico. But since Hurricane Maria devastated the island a month ago, it's become the center of a massive effort to feed tens of thousands left hungry by the storm -- an effort led by celebrity chef José Andrés. Show More Summary

Whitefish Energy Threatens San Juan Mayor, Then Apologizes

2 months agoNews : The Newsroom

The tiny Montana-based company is under scrutiny for a controversial $300 million government contract to rebuild the island’s grid has apologized for threats to withdraw from Puerto Rico after San Juan’s Mayor questioned the transparency of the deal.

As Puerto Rico Struggles In Darkness, Tesla Brings Light To Children’s Hospital In San Juan

2 months agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

As millions of Puerto Ricans struggle without power, automaker and energy company Tesla is bringing some much-needed light to the hurricane-ravaged island.

Puerto Rico's stars shine in the World Series

At Lupi’s, a seaside restaurant in the Isla Verde section of San Juan, Puerto Rico, a worker arranged wooden chairs on the terrace ahead of a World Series game this week. With the island still digging out from Hurricane Maria, Lupi’s is one of the few places in the trendy tourist district that...

Tesla restores power to San Juan children’s hospital as Trump and fishy contractor flail

Five weeks after hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, President Donald Trump’s team has only managed to restore power for a mere 26 percent of the island’s 3.5 million U.S. citizens. Meanwhile the tiny Trump-linked energy contractor that won a $300-million no-bid contract to rebuild the grid, Whitefish Energy, is also under fire. Utility company restoring Puerto Rico’s […]

As Puerto Rico Struggles In Darkness, Tesla Brings Light To Children’s Hospital In San Juan

The company is making quick work of its promise to help restore power to the hurricane-ravaged island.

Utility company restoring Puerto Rico’s electrical grid starts Twitter feud with local mayor

The tiny, Trump-affiliated energy firm charged with re-building Puerto Rico’s devastated electrical grid is now threatening to pull out of the island over a spat with San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz. In an interview with Yahoo News on Wednesday, Cruz was critical of the fact that Whitefish Energy had been awarded a $300 million no-bid […]

10-23-17 A Bit of Harbor Seal - Video

Monday, October 23rd...during this year, from time to time, I have posted about the waters on the west side of San Juan Island and how something is wrong, to me anyway. I've noticed it all year. Changes would occur when salmon came through. Show More Summary

She flew to Puerto Rico to aid relief efforts. Then she found out her home was in the path of a wildfire

Cyndi Evans was moved by images she saw on TV of people suffering in Puerto Rico and the mayor of San Juan asking for help. An intensive care unit nurse at the Kaiser Permanente San Rafael hospital, Evans flew to the island Oct. 6 with a group of doctors and nurses. There, she was greeted by devastation....

After assisting in Mexico quake relief, Chef José Andrés has served 350,000 meals in Puerto Rico

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

In the midst of Donald Trump’s criminal negligence of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, there is good work being done.  San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz has emerged as a champion of the Puerto Rican people. Stars from Lin-Manuel...Show More Summary

San Juan mayor sends public plea to Trump over Puerto Rico crisis: 'We will die'

The mayor of Puerto Rico’s largest city has written an impassioned public letter - urging Americans to stand by the beleaguered island as Donald Trump has threatened to withdraw federal aid workers. Earlier this week, Mr Trump said he...Show More Summary

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