Global Ministries’ missionary serving in Puerto Rico.
READ: John 18: 25-27
There are many instances of denial in Puerto Rico. For more than sixty years the women of Vieques were denied the right to give birth in their town. The lack of a hospital forced them to travel by boat or airplane across the ocean to the town of Fajardo to give birth. Today a new opportunity has been given to them and they can give birth in their small hospital in town.
You may laugh at this, but winter has arrived in Puerto Rico. Since we live in a tropical climate, any temperature below 70 degrees is considered cold here. The temperatures have been in the 60’s!
Last Thursday, April 28, Amnesty International was invited by an ecological activist to visit the community of Tocones in Loiza. Historically, Loiza have been a settlement of afro-descendants in Puerto Rico. Tocones is located in one of the best coastal areas in the metropolitan area. From the main road you cannot notice that there is a community there.Read more