Tag Archives: Puerto Rico

Beyonce Releases New Song & Proceeds Go To Hurricane Relief

Beyoncé has joined forces with J. Balvin and Willy William to release a remix of “Mi Gente” in order to raise money for earthquake and hurricane relief in Puerto Rico and Mexico—and it’s great. “I am donating my proceeds from this song to hurricane and earthquake relief charities for Puerto Rico, Mexico, and other affected…

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Jennifer Lopez Donates $1 Million To Puerto Rico For Hurricane Relief Efforts

Popstar Jennifer Lopez has donated $1 million to Puerto Rico to help with the hurricane relief efforts. The American island was hit by 2 hurricanes – Irma and Maria – leaving much of it in ruin. The singer has made several pleas on her social media, asking people to donate to aid the island. She joined New York governor Andrew…

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Hurricane Maria Throws Whole of Puerto Rico into Blackout

(Photo: Reuters) Hurricane Maria has knocked out power across the island of Puerto Rico, home to 3.5m people, officials have said. Abner Gómez, head of the disaster management agency, said none of the customers of Puerto Rico’s Electric Power Authority had any electricity. The US National Hurricane Center said “catastrophic” flooding was sweeping parts of…

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Miss World 2016: Puerto Rico’s 19-year-old Stephanie Del Valle Wins

Stephanie Del Valle of Puerto Rico was crowned Miss World 2016 in a glittering ceremony held in the United States on Sunday. The 19-year-old model defeated 116 contestants across the globe, making her the second Miss World to hail from Puerto Rico. Dominican Republic’s Yaritza Miguelina Reyes Ramirez was named first runner-up, while Natasha Mannuela…

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