Five Years After María

Sep 15, 2022
6:28 PM

In this October 5, 2017 file photo, Roberto Figueroa Caballero sits on a small table in his home that was destroyed by Hurricane María in La Perla neighborhood on the coast of San Juan, Puerto Rico. (AP Photo/Ramón Espinosa, File)

Five years ago, on September 20, 2017, Hurricane María devastated the island of Puerto Rico, exposing a colonial reality with deep repercussions. Latino Rebels Radio host Julio Ricardo Varela welcomes Casa Pueblo executive director Arturo Massol-Deyá for a conversation about perseverance and the importance of self-reliance after a natural disaster.