Puerto Rico’s Professionals in Public Media may lose their Jobs

Hurricane Maria's rippling effects may include loss of jobs for our Latino colleagues living in Puerto Rico and working within public media. It's an unsettling reality that the longer our stations are off the air, the more likely it will be that they will lose some of their talented journalists, producers, etc. And it's already …

No se olviden de Vieques, Puerto Rico!

Blogueros/as Latinos/as lanzaron anoche otro #Twitterstorm bajo el hashtag #UnidosporPuertoRico y yo participé a nombre de nuestras estaciones de Puerto Rico. Continúo siguiendo las noticias y pensando diariamente qué más se puede hacer para que nuestras estaciones de Puerto Rico puedan regresar al aire. Tener la capacidad de transmitir nuevamente es muy importante para áreas como …

Don’t Forget about Vieques, Puerto Rico!

Latino/as bloggers raised another #Twitterstorm last night under the hashtag #UnidosporPuertoRico and I participated on behalf of our Puerto Rico stations. I keep following the news and thinking daily what else can be done to get our Puerto Rico stations back on-air. Getting them back on air is significantly important to areas like Vieques.  The …

Más Shoutout to Puerto Rico Engineers

During a humanitarian crisis like the one in Puerto Rico, there are individuals who standout portraying their commitment to serve their community. Please join me in giving a Más Shoutout to Jose Otero, WIPR's Development Director in Puerto Rico!  Don't be deceived by his title as he is also a skilled Engineer working & providing …

What’s all the Puerto Rico #Twitterstorm about?

Under the hashtag #UnidosporPuertoRico Latino bloggers, social media influencers & many Latinos, yesterday evening, launched a #Twitterstorm regarding conditions in Puerto Rico.  They animatedly tweeted about waiving the Jones Act, pleas to Congress and much more.  And one of those conditions is getting our Puerto Rico public radio stations back on-air. Excuse me, but food & …