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José Gabriel Muñoz at the premiere of the film “Raúl Juliá: The World’s a Stage” at the Tapia Theater in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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José Gabriel Muñoz performing at the Tapia Theater in San Juan, PR for the movie premiere of “Raúl Juliá: The World’s a Stage”.

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Signs of the devastation and destruction caused by Hurricane María remained in plain sight island wide almost 4 months after the storm. This is damage caused to a roof and building in Puerto de Tierra.

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The devastation left by Hurricane María was still evident almost 4 months after the storm had passed.

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A building collapsed on a car, still on the street in January 2018, almost 4 months after Hurricane María devastated the island of Puerto Rico.

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In the Old San Juan, someone had painted a Puerto Rican flag onto the roots of an uprooted tree along the waterfront.

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The Puerto Rican flag appeared on many murals and pieces of street art seed throughout the one week trip Raíces made in January 2018, four months after Hurricane Maria.

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A well known restaurant, Che’s, which was in Isla Verde in San Juan, remains closed after Hurricane Maria, as did many local businesses.

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We passed by where the Departamento de la Comida restaurant and local food farmer’s market used to be before Hurricane Maria. The restaurant and market were put on hold to create the PR Resiliency Fund project, which will support at least 200…

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Mural in San Juan, Puerto Rico that reads “La Lucha continúa…NO a la Junta de Control Fiscal!”, meaning “The struggle continues…NO to the fiscal control oversight board.”

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Bomba dancer, Nelissa Andrades, during a bombazo on the beach in San Juan.

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Melissa Hernández Romero, attorney, dancing bomba in Old San Juan. In bomba, the dancer and the lead drummer hold a conversation through music and dance, with the lead drum (or primo) responding to the movements (piquetes or picoteos) of the dancer.

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Unknown drummer on the beach at night in San Juan, Puerto Rico playing the barril “bomba drum”.

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Nellisa Andrades dancing bomba on a beach in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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From left to right Francisco G. Gómez and Nicole Wines, Co-Directors of the Raíces Cultural Center and Obanilu Ire at a bombazo on a beach in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Barriles “bomba drums” on the beach at night in San Juan. Puerto Rico.
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