Puerto Ricans in New York festival tu...

Puerto Ricans in New York festival turn spotlight to hurricane toll

Jun 10, 2018 Read more: SFGate
NEW YORK - The National Puerto Rican Parade in New York turned into its usual boisterous celebration Sunday, but many participants also saw it as an occasion to express somber concerns over the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. Along the parade route in the heart of Manhattan, people carried signs with tributes like "New York Stands with Puerto Rico," "You will not be forgotten" and "Decolonize Puerto Rico." Remembering those still struggling in Puerto Rico "makes today important but it also makes it bittersweet," said Nora Ortiz.

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