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In the Shadow of the Volcano: Guatemala’s Unequal Disaster
Dec18

In the Shadow of the Volcano: Guatemala’s Unequal Disaster

Fuego Volcano-Guatemala The Central American region and especially, the country of Guatemala, is vulnerable to numerous natural disasters – earthquakes, hurricanes, landslides, droughts and … volcanoes. Thousands of Guatemalans are still recovering from the effects of the eruption of a volcano called Fuego – Spanish for “fire” – which took place in the summer of 2018. In this report, Maria Martin,...

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The Response: Restoring Power in Puerto Rico
Nov07

The Response: Restoring Power in Puerto Rico

Defend Puerto Rico This week, we shine a spotlight on Puerto Rico— an island that’s struggled through political storms under colonizing forces, and storms that were quite literal and just as devastating. In September of 2017, Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico causing thousands of deaths and knocking out power for nearly a year. Many consider it to be the worst natural disaster in U.S. history. Further, the devastation...

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