Marisa Peñaloza appears in the following:
Monday, December 04, 2017
Irma Rivera Aviles and Ivan Martínez went to a shelter during Hurricane Maria. Their Cataño home was damaged, and without power they struggled to keep Martínez's insulin chilled.
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Hurricane season is ending but rebuilding in Puerto Rico is just starting and will take years. Residents of Cataño describe the impact Hurricane Maria had on their once peaceful and safe neighborhood.
Monday, November 27, 2017
Drug companies and medical device makers in Puerto Rico are still struggling with power and staffing shortages. One device manufacturer says the future of his industry on the island is uncertain.
Thursday, November 16, 2017
These days, Puerto Rico's monumental power restoration effort involves helicopters dropping 100-foot towers into the mountains and a "big dance" of crews, equipment and expertise.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
A severe housing shortage is forcing emergency managers to look off the island to find temporary housing. But many Puerto Ricans don't want to leave.
Thursday, November 09, 2017
Army officials say they're beginning a drawdown of federal troops on Puerto Rico, even as many homes still lack power and clean drinking water.
Thursday, September 28, 2017
One San Juan hospital ran out of diesel earlier this week and had to discharge 40 patients. It now has enough to fuel its generators until Saturday.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Some growers say that President Trump's anti-immigrant rhetoric has made a chronic worker shortage even worse.
Monday, September 25, 2017
In Cataño, near San Juan, the storm left hundreds living in a shelter where conditions are becoming increasingly dire.
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
With thousands of people displaced, health workers are trying to address the immediate medical needs of evacuees as well as mental health issues made worse by the disaster.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
This story begins with four roommates in Florida. It ends with two dead and two in jail. The improbable case brings together security threats that rarely intersect: radical Islam and the far right.
Monday, June 12, 2017
Fifty years ago, lawyers before the Supreme Court talked of "psychological evils" and "racial integrity" when it came to interracial marriage.
Monday, June 12, 2017
The U.S. Supreme Court legalized marriages between people of different races 50 years ago. But some interracial couples today say they sometimes feel unaccepted in the U.S.
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Most tortillas in the U.S. are made with mass-produced corn flour. But specialty ingredient company Masienda is providing American chefs with heirloom corn grown in Mexico for its richer flavor.
Monday, March 27, 2017
The Zika virus may have infected more than 1 million people in Puerto Rico, including thousands of pregnant women. Doctors are watching babies born to infected moms who don't show birth defects.
Saturday, March 04, 2017
This week, Puerto Ricans marked 100 years of U.S. citizenship. The island's political status remains unique, along with its strong sense of cultural identity — most clearly seen in its sports.
Thursday, March 02, 2017
People born in Puerto Rico have been counted as U.S. citizens since 1917, but residents of the island can't vote for president and don't have voting representation in Congress.
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Some point to Canada's immigration system as a model for U.S. reform. Canada is nearly a quarter foreign-born, yet it doesn't seem to wrestle with anti-immigrant nativism that has erupted in the U.S.
Sunday, January 08, 2017
Federal immigration agents raided four Mexican restaurants in Buffalo, N.Y., recently — one of largest worksite actions in recent years. Outraged locals are asking: Why pick on taco cooks?
Monday, October 24, 2016
Cubans who recently made the dangerous migration to Florida by boat talk about what drove them to leave their homeland, about leaving their families behind, and what awaits them here in the U.S.