Camila Grigera Naón
Opioid Crisis Among Puerto Ricans in the Bronx Goes Largely Unnoticed
The New York City Department of Health carried out a 2020 survey analyzing overdose deaths among Latinos, and Puerto Ricans represented the highest number of opioid deaths by a landslide. Out of 635 reported fatal overdoses, 232 were Puerto Ricans.
US Remittances to Cuba Continue, Bypassing Restrictions
Ever since restrictions were placed on remittances to Cuba in October 2020, people living in the United States have scrambled to maintain the flow of money and necessities —including medicines— to their loved ones on the island, either through formal or informal channels.