Latino Rebels | After Disaster, San Juan’s Poorest Residents Are at Risk of Losing Their Lifeline

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For decades, the people of Caño Martín Peña, a neighborhood in San Juan, have dealt with some of the highest levels of poverty, flooding, and gentrification in the country. But when Hurricane María hit, it left Montañez and more than 1,200 members of this vulnerable neighborhood living under blue tarps.Yolanda Montañez (center, black blouse) in front of her home with her family. (Photo by Farnoush Amiri | Center for Investigative Journalism)Now the government agency that serves this community’s social, economic and environmental needs is at risk for potential cuts to its budget.

Source: Latino Rebels | After Disaster, San Juan’s Poorest Residents Are at Risk of Losing Their Lifeline


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