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Friday, Dec. 1, 2017

APPEAL FOR MORE MONEY

Puerto Rico: A week after the conclusion of a special conference to raise grants and loans to rebuild Caribbean nations battered by back to back hurricanes, the region is slowing coming to the realization that not that much money will be available for the rebuilding process after all and that additional financing will be required going forward. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017

Puerto Rico: City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Mayor Bill DeBlasio honored the strength of Puerto Rican people with a celebratory event at City Hall on Nov. 27. Comment

Bomba-tastic Christmas show

Bomba-tastic Christmas show

Music: A group of intergenerational musicians and dancers are set to perform a Puerto Rican style Christmas show at the Brooklyn Center for Performing Arts on Dec. 10. The East-Harlem based band Los Pleneros de la 21, is presenting “Christmas in El Barrio,” — the band’s take on traditional Puerto Rican music with a New York twist. The universal joy the band members plan on sparking will be loved by everyone, said the group’s founder. Comment

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