Tag: University of Puerto Rico (UPR)

Colorism, Racism Play A Role In Health Outcomes, University Study Says

SAN JUAN — Puerto Ricans who self-identify as having very light skin tones have better health outcomes than counterparts who self-identify as having the darkest skin tones, according to a peer-reviewed scientific study that evaluated the impact of racial discrimination on physical and emotional well-being. The investigation conducted by two University of Puerto Rico professors, […]

The Book On Puerto Rican and Virgin Islands Libraries After Hurricane Maria Tore Through The Region

ROYAL MESS: Flooding damage to a reading room at the University of Puerto Rico at Humacao. SAN JUAN — Hurricane Maria, the 10th most intense Atlantic hurricane on record, made landfall in Puerto Rico on September 20, causing widespread flooding and damage to infrastructure. Three months later, 35 percent of all residents lacked power and 14 […]