Of Earthquakes and Pandemics

May 05, 02:54 AM
Less than 36 hours after Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vázquez announced that the U.S. territory would gradually reopen in the middle of a global coronavirus pandemic, another earthquake struck the island's southern region.

Crisis response in Puerto Rico continues to be a challenge, and questions still remain if the Vázquez administration is even following the advice of scientists and public health officials. For this episode of Latino Rebels Radio, host Julio Ricardo Varela welcomes Mónica Feliú-Mójer of CienciaPR to discuss.

Featured Image: A resident wears a protective face mask as a precaution against the spread of the new coronavirus as he looks at damage caused by a 5.4-magnitude earthquake, in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Saturday, May 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)