Category Archives: Puerto Rico

Sarah’s Tips for Preparedness: Minimizing the Impact of a Natural Disaster

Both before and in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria (September 20, 2017), whether in person or online, I have been involved in hundreds of discussions about preparedness. For those of us who've been through a natural disaster, we know being prepared was / is the difference between having one be an inconvenience or catastrophic. Obviously…
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Rest in Peace Marcos Ratliff

Under the house of a family who was renting from our friend Olga lived a dog who was chained up. He was a skinny yellow Labrador. Over a six-month period we saw this guy go from healthy and who used every inch of his long chain to roam the space under the house to just giving…
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DESPUÉS DEL NALED: Una entrevista con Sadhu Govardhan

Bueno, la buena noticia es que ya no se fumigará a Puerto Rico con Naled. Yay, ¿verdad? Pero, ¿podemos estar tranquilos? No tan rápido. Ya quisiéramos. No es tan sencillo. Volví a hablar con Sadhu Govardhan y le pregunté sobre las implicaciones de este reciente acontecimiento –y lo que se propone se utilice en su…
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THE NALED AFTERMATH: Follow Up Interview with Sadhu Govardhan

Well, the good news is that Puerto Rico will not be aerial spraying Naled over the island. Yay, right? We can rest easy? Not so fast. I wish. It's not quite that simple. I went back to Sadhu Govardhan and asked him what the implications and about what is being proposed to use in its…
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