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Alex Cora, Boston Red Sox, Commentary, MLB, Puerto Rico -

Joel Pichardo grew up a New York Mets fan, but he was watching Sunday night when Alex Cora and the Boston Red Sox clinched the World Series title in a 5-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers. For Pichardo, who is Puerto Rican, the win was extra special for lots of reasons. “Not only is […]

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Abby Huntsman, Hurricane Maria, National, News, President Donald Trump, puerto rico, Sunny Hostin, the view, Video -

Hosts of “The View” on Wednesday criticized President Donald Trump‘s “indefensible” response to the monstrous […]

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Earlier today, while millions of Americans prepared to get hit by what’s expected to be a devastating hurricane, the man America elected president got on an app and denied the existences of thousands of Americans—claiming that their deaths were fabricated by his political rivals to make him look bad.

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carolinas, democrats, hurricane florence, hurricane maria, puerto rico, puerto rico death toll, trump tweets -

On any given day, the president of the United States is liable to tweet nonsense. That isn’t an opinion; it’s a fair assessment of what the president tweets: a mix of hyperbole, self-congratulation, bullying and on more than one occasion, outright lies.

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Donald Trump, Hurricane Florence, News, Puerto Rico, Video -

  As the Carolina coastlines brace for Hurricane Florence, Donald Trump seized the moment to praise his administration’s response last year to Hurricane Maria, which according to CNN had a death toll of nearly 3,000 people in Puerto Rico. But on Tuesday, he called it an “unsung success.” READ MORE: Hurricane’s death toll in Puerto Rico estimated at nearly […]

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donald trump, donald trump response to hurricane maria, hurricane, hurricane florence, puerto rico, the root tv, trump, trump loves him some trump, white house response to hurricane maria -

At The Root, we don’t employ a psychologist or a psychiatrist (although Michael Harriot serves as the senior wypipoloigist on staff), so we are unable to assess the president’s mental health. Therefore no one on The Root staff can currently say whether or not the president suffers from some narcissist personality…

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In October 2017, weeks after Hurricane María first made landfall in Puerto Rico, Donald Trump praised Governor Ricardo Rossello on the disaster’s low death toll.

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Caribbean, Hurricane Maria, News, puerto rico, World -

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico is now estimating that Hurricane Maria killed […]

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Caribbean, Electric Power Authority, Gov. Ricardo Rossello, Hurricane Marie, News, puerto rico, World -

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Ten months after Hurricane Maria destroyed Puerto Rico’s electric […]

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Entertainment, Joseline Hernandez, News Video, puerto rico, Video -

Fans praised former "Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta" reality star Joseline Hernandez after she joined forces with Coop Sana and the PRP Foundation on Sunday to help Puerto Rico residents.

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Bill Cosby, Blue's Clues, Entertainment, keisha lance bottoms, National, News, puerto rico -

Bill Cosby Paid Andrea Constand Over $3 Million in 2006: Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial kicked […]

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Hurricane Maria, Natural Disaster, News, Politics, Puerto Rico, Video -

Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane Maria exactly six months ago, and the U.S. territory is still struggling to recover from the strongest storm to hit the island in nearly a century.

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Students and teachers at a school in Puerto Rico were beyond ecstatic when the electricity came back on for the first time in months...

The post Viral video shows students, teachers celebrate return of electricity at school in Puerto Rico appeared first on theGrio.

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Blacks and Puerto Ricans, featured, Hurricane Relief Puerto Rico, News, Puerto Rican Migration, puerto rico -

More than 100,000 Puerto Ricans have departed Puerto Rico for Florida after two monstrous Atlantic […]

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Carmelo Anthony, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder, Puerto Rico -

SACRAMENTO, California — Carmelo Anthony looked quite comfortable at the end of the Oklahoma City Thunder’s practice Monday afternoon as he sat with his legs stretched, ice bags on his knees and his now familiar hoodie over his head as his new teammates got in skill work. The ex-New York Knicks star is enjoying playing […]

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#NationalFoodDay, All Day, Beyonce, Daily Dose, Puerto Rico, Vinnie Johnson, Yasiel Puig -

There were a couple of different scuffles in the NBA on Monday night, but the best one was between Mario Chalmers and James Harden. No one was hurt, so we can laugh at it. Meanwhile, let this, below, blow your mind. Completely transfixed by this. What incredibly creative dramatic talent pic.twitter.com/RnFz1ze9nI — Felicity Morse (@FelicityMorse) […]

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Carmen Yulín Cruz, News, President Donald Trump, Puerto Rico, San Juan -

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz slammed Trump over his tweets suggesting that Puerto Rico needed to take more responsibility for recovery efforts.

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Belmont Stakes, Horse Racing, John Velazquez, Kentucky Derby, Latinx Heritage Month, National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, Puerto Rico -

When John Velazquez stepped onto Belmont Park’s track, he had $297,888,320 in career earnings but trailed the all-time purse mark by $26,519. Pat Day, the retired Hall of Fame jockey, set the record in 2005 with $297,914,839 in career purses. When Velazquez left the Elmont, New York, horse racing track on Oct. 13, 2013, he […]

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@AP, Donald Trump, Hurricane Maria, News, Puerto Rico -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out at hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico on Thursday, insisting that federal help will be limited and blaming the U.S. territory for its financial struggles...

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Daily Uplift, Figgers Communication, Freddie Figgers, Get Lifted, Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico -

From the moment Freddie Figgers found out about the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, he knew he had to step in and do something. So the 28-year-old founder and owner of Figgers Communication sent Puerto Rico 500 satellite phones with unlimited calls, texts and data. “The hurricane destroyed the entire island’s telecommunications network,” […]

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Caribbean, National, News, puerto rico, Puerto Rico Hurricane, Trump heads to Puerto Rico, u.s. virgin islands -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will come face to face with Puerto Ricans struggling […]

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African Diaspora, Blackness, Cardi B, LatinX, News, Opinion, Puerto Rico -

As crisis in the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico continue to manifest in the wake of several hurricanes, our Blackness and understanding of it in America,  and globally is now being put to the test. This test, of whether as a diaspora of Black folk who have been spread far and wide, are ready to […]

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Entertainment, Hurricane, Pitbull, Puerto Rico -

Pitbull sent his private jet to the hurricane-battered island so that he could fly cancer patients to for their chemo treatments.

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Hispanic Heritage Month, Latinx Heritage Month, Monica Puig, Puerto Rico, Rio Olympics 2016, Women's Tennis, Women's Tennis Association -

Monica Puig, who upset three Grand Slam winners en route to Puerto Rico’s first Olympic gold medal, was born on Sept. 27, 1993. Puig announced herself to the world at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. She went into the games unseeded but made quick work of Slovenia’s Polona Hercog in the first round […]

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carribbean, disaster relief, dominica, featured, Hurricanes, media bias, News, puerto rico, US Virgin Islands -

The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, which is still in progress, may be the most intense […]

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Athens Olympics 2004, Cuba, Latinx Heritage Month, Lisa Fernandez, Olympics, Puerto Rico, Softball, USA Softball -

One would think that after Lisa Fernandez established the Olympic softball record for strikeouts (25) in Team USA’s 2-1, 13-inning loss to Australia on Sept. 21, 2000, she would be given time off to recuperate. That, however, is the opposite of what USA coach Ralph Raymond decided to do. After losing three games in a […]

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All Day, Cardi B, Daily Dose, Darren Sproles, Donald Trump, Offset, Protest, Puerto Rico -

Happy Monday, kiddos. If you missed #TheRightTime on Friday, I explained why I feel that extending the nets at MLB ballparks will drastically affect the experience of any baseball game. Take a listen here. NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart: "Everyone should know, including the president, that this is what real locker room talk is." — Ben […]

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