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VERV News: Proyecto Apoyo Mutuo Mariana

VERV News takes you with us to explore the Latin American issues, topics, people, and culture that affect everyone living in the United States, and beyond. We show you reality, on the ground, to create clarity and evoke dialogue on what matters to us as a people, as a generation, and as a planet.


Election Day In Havana, Cuba

On Thursday, Nov. 19th, 2018, Cuba selected its first new president without the last name Castro, in six-decades. As Raul Castro handed over power to Cuba's new president, Miguel Diaz-Canel we wanted to share what we saw on the ground in Havana.

Zuzy Martin Lynch-Cafe Con Leche Challenge

Startup Cuba's Ken Deckinger challenged Craving Cuba's producer, Zuzy Martin Lynch to a competition to see who makes the best Cafe Con Leche. Join us to talk with Zuzy about her film and her Cuban American identity as a first-time visitor to Cuba.

Which City Has Most Puerto Rican's in the USA?

Almost 1,700 miles away, Holyoke, Massachusetts has a larger Puerto Rican population, per capita, than any other city in the United States. After Hurricane Maria, that population swelled.

Are Entrepreneurs The Key To PR's Recovery?

After Hurricane Maria, life as they knew it on the island changed for just about everyone. Now entrepreneurs are using their creativity and grit to keep their businesses alive and to move the island forward after the storm.

A Community Survives Together

Christine Nieves’ Proyecto de Apoyo Mutuo Mariana seemed impossible without electricity or water. Yet, she’s managed to pull a community together to feed a many as 300 people a day in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. We found a little bit sunshine in an otherwise tough situation as people are fed and rebuilding their spirits together.

Mi Dinero. Mi Futuro. Ramona Ortega’s 2018 Tips

Taking charge of your money in 2018, comes down to three core principles; Knowing how much and where to spend, knowing how much to borrow and knowing where, and how long to invest. Ramona Ortega, CEO/Founder of Mi Dinero Mi Futuro shares her tips to help you crush $$$$$ this year.

San Juan, PR Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto

Known to everyone in Puerto Rico on a first name basis, VERV News had the opportunity to spend some time with “Yulín,” San Juan’s Mayor. We talked about where her city and the island are today, her frustration with the recovery process, and who has been the most helpful (hint, it’s not Donald Trump). If you’d like to help the Puerto Rico recovery, click here.

Tesla Saves Hospital del Niño

After Hurricane Maria, it took Elon Musk’s Tesla just eight days to set San Juan’s Hospital del Niño up with a solar panel array. Months after the storm, most of Puerto Rico still doesn’t have power but this off the grid solution kept the hospital open and ensured that it’s kids had a place to live.

Puerto Rico: Reality After Two Months

Infrastructure damage is just one part of the story. Economic tragedy and a looming mental health crisis paint the picture of the reality on the island of Puerto Rico. An island that is fighting to get its footing, despite what our country’s leader wants you to believe.

My Brazilian Butt Lift: Don't Judge

As plastic surgery becomes commonplace, thought of in the same context as a manicure or hair appointment, the Brazilian Butt Lift’s popularity continues to grow. Also known as a Fat Transfer or “BBL” for short, this procedure, which saw 30% growth in 2017, is not without risk. Yet, popularity continues to rise and everyone does it for their own reasons.