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Socio-Political View of Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

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Downtown Campus, room 352
12:00 pm - 12:50 pm

Please join us as Professor Marisol Galarza-Ruiz, from World Languages & Cultures department, presents a thoughtful discussion and presentation that addresses the aftermath of hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, from 12:00 noon – 12:50 P.M. in Room 352 at the Downtown Campus

Over 3 million Americans who live on the island of Puerto Rico, which is a United States territory, are going through a lot: a lingering economic crisis, a government bankruptcy, the aftermath of a deadly hurricane, and now a major political scandal. Puerto Rico is facing an existential crisis of sorts, but the way islanders have responded to that crisis is nothing short of remarkable.

SPONSOR: Spanish Club and World Languages and Cultures Department