Post Tagged with: "Puerto Rico"

NBC News: Trump Threatens To Pull FEMA Aid From Puerto Rico

NBC News: Trump Threatens To Pull FEMA Aid From Puerto Rico

NBC News is reporting that President Donald Trump stepped up his attacks on Puerto Rico and threatened to pull FEMA and military aid.

by · October 12, 2017 · Disaster Relief, News
A mother and daughter in Bedford Park seek food and water donations along Webster Avenue for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico and earth quake victims in Mexico.--Photo by David Greene

Gibson Urges Continued Hurricane Relief Donations

COUNCIL MEMBER GIBSON ENCOURAGES DONATIONS FOR HURRICANE MARIA RELIEF EFFORT This week, Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson reminded Bronxites, the people of Council District 16 and across New York City to continue making donations of items that are critically needed […]

Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray went to Bronx EMS Station 26 to make a hurricane relief-related announcement on Saturday, October 7, 2017. Credit: Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office.

New Mental Health and Recovery Efforts For Puerto Rico

NYC Well will collaborate with the national Disaster Distress Helpline to strengthen mental health outreach On Saturday, Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray joined and the Black Eyed Peas in the Bronx to announce a new […]

by · October 8, 2017 · News
Bronxites donate needed food and clothing to island nations devastated by recent hurricanes.--Photo by David Greene

Links to Local Disaster Relief Efforts/Information

Links to Local disaster relief efforts/information Where interested Bronxites can make donations of cash, goods and supplies for hurricane/earthquake relief. 9/30 Southern Blvd Event English: Spanish:   Aspira   Empire State Relief   FDNY   Gjonaj, Klein, […]

La Borinqueña ©2017, Somos Arte. Artwork: Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez (Penciler), Elliot Fernandez (Inker), Juan Fernandez (Colorist)

A Super Hero for Our Times: La Borinqueña, October 4

Arte de La Borinqueña A Collection of Fine Art Prints Curated by Edgardo Miranda Rodriguez. Opening Reception, Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 6 PM — Casita Maria Gallery, 928 Simpson St, 6 fl, The Bronx. On October 4, Casita Maria Center […]

Ponce Bank Offers Free Wire Transfers to Puerto Rico

Ponce Bank Offers Free Wire Transfers to Puerto Rico

The NYC Hispanic Chamber of Commerce announced this week that its member Ponce Bank will offer free wire transfers to Puerto Rico. Participating bank branches, addresses and phone numbers are listed below. Bronx Ponce De Leon Westchester Branch 2244 Westchester […]

Comptroller DiNapoli is pictured with some of the team presenting a check to the American Red Cross of Northeastern New York. Other funds will go to the Humane Society and Convoy of Hope. (Credit: OSC)

Bronx Political Round Up: Trump, Puerto Rico and urban farms

Diaz Calls Out Trump’s ‘Dereliction of Duty’ Over Puerto Rico On Monday, Bronx BP Ruben Diaz took President Trump to task over his tweets about the NFL and NASCAR while Puerto Rican Americans living in dire circumstances did not hear […]


Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands and Mexico Relief Drives

Donation Drive for Puerto Rico and Mexico El Museo del Barrio New York is encouraging to New Yorkers to donate supplies to one of the three locations listed below. Accepted items haven’t been specified but we assume that non-perishables, water, […]

by · September 30, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Community Events
Yankee great Mariano Rivera joined Steiner Sports Marketing CEO Brandon Steiner to assist disaster victims in Puerto Rico, Mexico and the Caribbean.

Yankee Great Mariano Rivera, Basketball Wives Star Evelyn Lozada Assist Disaster Victims

Mariano Rivera, Evelyn Lozada Team with Steiner Sports to Assist Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico, Mexico and the Caribbean Fans Are Encouraged to Continue to Assist by Donating Supplies at New Rochelle Steiner Warehouse New York Yankees all-time great Mariano […]

by · September 30, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Community Events, News
BronxNet Special Focuses on Hurricane & Earthquake Relief for Puerto Rico & Mexico

BronxNet Special Focuses on Hurricane & Earthquake Relief for Puerto Rico & Mexico

Bronx viewers will be able to check in on the progress being made in Puerto Rico and Mexico as relief pours in to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria and into Mexico after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake. The one hour bilingual […]

by · September 27, 2017 · Uncategorized
Congressman jose Serrano supports JCPOA

Serrano Calls On Nation to Aid Puerto Rico

Earlier today, Bronx Congressman Jose Serrano conducted a telephone interview with the Bronx Chronicle. Calling the images and reports out of Puerto Rico “devastating,” Rep. Serrano has called on the nation to assist Puerto and the US Virgin Islands in […]

by · September 26, 2017 · News
Help Puerto Rico & Mexico!

Help Puerto Rico & Mexico — Donations Needed


by · September 26, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Community Events
September 24, 2017- New York, NY - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo was joined by New Yorkers Jennifer Lopez, Rose Perez, Assemblyman Marcos Crespo and pitcher Seth Lugo of the Mets, along with elected officials and labor, business and hospital leaders to provide an update on the Puerto Rico recovery effort and to make an announcement. (Photo credit: Philip Kamrass/ Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo)

Crespo: “The UJA-Federation of NY Supply 200 Power Generators for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands”

Assemblyman Crespo, Council Member Levine and the UJA-Federation of NY Supply 200 Power Generators for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Following the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria last week, Council Member Mark Levine, Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, Chair of SOMOS […]

by · September 25, 2017 · Breaking News, News
Where The Pols Are, September 22

Where The Pols Are, September 22

Friday, September 22 Following Governor Ricardo Rosselló’s official Governor to Governor request, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and a delegation of emergency management officials will travel to Puerto Rico to deliver supplies and assist with recovery efforts. Governor Cuomo will return […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Hurricane Maria grows to Category 3, threatens storm-battered Caribbean. NWS

Hurricane Maria hits Dominica as a Cat 5, PR, USVI Next

Maria makes landfall on Dominica as a Category 5 hurricane, heads toward St. Croix and Puerto Rico The National Hurricane Center reported that Hurricane Maria, the first Category 5 hurricane to strike Dominica in recorded history, has made landfall with […]

by · September 19, 2017 · Breaking News, News, Weather