puerto rico

Puerto Rico
Sergio Martinez Beltran / WKAR-MSU

Michigan State University researchers have received a federal grant to study communication after Hurricane Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico.

Detroit Zoo Water Tower
Courtesy of Detroit Zoo

More than 11,000 tadpoles born in the Detroit Zoo have been released in Puerto Rico in an effort to restore an endangered toad to the Caribbean island.

Going Home After Hurricane Maria

Dec 15, 2017
Sergio Martínez-Beltrán

Living in Puerto Rico most of my life, I’m used to the nightly greeting of the little frogs called coquís.

Portrait of Shayla Kandell
Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

Puerto Rico is reeling from the damage left by Hurricane Maria. Residents of the US Territory face long lines for fuel, as millions of people have gone nearly a week without power. WKAR’s Katie Cook talked to Michigan State University students from Puerto Rico who have family on the island.