Missing Puerto Rico


This couple of days I've been homesick, wishing I was back in my island of Puerto Rico, with all the people I love, with Caribbean Sea touching my feet and the breeze of the mountains caressing my curls.  A recent study says the true number of deaths is beyond what was expected and could range from nearly 800 to close to 8,500 people, the researchers’ calculations showed.  The midpoint of that statistical window is the widely reported figure of 4,645 deaths.  This is very far away for the 64 deaths reported by the government of Puerto Rico.

Foto by  Mariángel  Catalina via Meca  Art Fair

Foto by Mariángel Catalina via Meca Art Fair

There was a demonstration and installation at the front of El Capitolio in Sn Juan, reflecting those number and deaths.  It was powerful and sad.  So many questions and emotions of sadness and frustration. 

Let us not forget them and continue to fight for Puerto Rico.