Adrian Florido appears in the following:
Monday, January 29, 2018
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has delivered millions of meals and gallons of water since Hurricane Maria devastated the island. Four months later, it says that help is no longer needed.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced plans Monday to privatize the island's troubled electric utility. In a speech, he said the process of selling off the public utility's assets would begin in days.
Friday, January 19, 2018
The Pepino Power Authority of Puerto Rico is a volunteer band of citizens restoring power on their own. The island's electric utility says their work is illegal. Residents don't care.
Thursday, November 09, 2017
Univision has named Ilia Calderon as co-anchor of Noticiero Univision — Spanish-language media's most important evening news show. Calderon is the first Afro-Latina to anchor a national news program
Sunday, November 05, 2017
A new survey found that Latinos born in the U.S. tend to see racial or ethnic discrimination differently than Latinos who came to the country.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
In Puerto Rico, some students returned to class on Tuesday, more than a month after Hurricane Maria shut down the public school system island-wide. But many schools have not re-opened, fueling frustration among teachers, parents and students.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Public schools in some parts of Puerto Rico reopen for the first time since Hurricane Irma caused so much damage more than a month ago. Reopening the schools has been hard because of power outages.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Parts of Puerto Rico look as if the hurricane struck yesterday, not last month. Gov. Ricardo Rossello is in Washington to speak with members of Congress. He'll also meet with President Trump.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Puerto Rico has had steady rain this week, meaning misery for those whose roofs were damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Maria. Across the island, frustration is building over delays in the distribution and installation of the tarps usually provided by FEMA and the Army Corps of Engineers.
Monday, October 16, 2017
It's been nearly a month since Hurricane Maria ripped across Puerto Rico. Nearly a third of the island still lacks potable water which is raising health concerns.
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
One out of every 10 Houston residents is undocumented. Many lost everything in the storm, but unless they have a U.S.-born child, they don't qualify for FEMA assistance. Advocates are trying, but struggling, to help potentially hundreds of thousands of people left with nothing, and no other recourse.
Sunday, September 03, 2017
Across Houston, both the pastors and the congregants are finding comfort in their faith as they begin recovering from the flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey and returning to their churches.
Saturday, September 02, 2017
In Houston, floodwaters have mostly receded and residents are starting to turn toward rebuilding. But in places farther east like Beaumont and Pasadena, many communities are still under water.
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Flooding and damage from Harvey has forced tens of thousands of people out of their homes in Texas. The largest shelter in Houston is the downtown convention center.
Thursday, August 03, 2017
On the Code Switch podcast this week, a look at concerns and issues facing people of color in the 2020 Census, and a look back at the reasons why "Hispanics" became a word in the first place.
Friday, July 28, 2017
The video shows a man knocking over a Mexican vendor's cart. It's ignited tensions around street vending, which is both ubiquitous and illegal in LA, and about the racial discrimination vendors face.
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Officials in many cities have said protecting immigrants from deportation is a moral imperative. In cities with dwindling tax bases, like Baltimore, it's also a financial one.
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Many cities are establishing funds to provide lawyers to immigrants facing deportation. But as they develop these funds, they're struggling to decide who should get access to the money. Any immigrant in need of a lawyer, or only those with clean criminal records?
Saturday, April 22, 2017
As California officials oppose the Trump administration's immigration crackdown, they wonder how far they can push. A legislator introduced a bill to not allow local authorities to work with ICE.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Juan Felipe Herrera is the 21st Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress. NPR met with Herrera on World Poetry Day, March 21, 2017, to talk about the role of poetry in society.