This edition: After the DisasterTweet
Original tape date: October 9, 2017.
First aired: October 13, 2017.
On this edition of Independent Sources, hosted by Garry Pierre-Pierre, our special look at the local response to the wave of natural disasters wreaking havoc in the Caribbean and Mexico. We hear from a local Caribbean leader who is unhappy with the treatment and coverage of the US Virgin Islands and Dominica. We meet a Puerto Rican family that is bracing for the possible arrival of a family member affected by Hurricanes Maria and Irma. Then we head to New Jersey where Mexican entrepreneurs are helping their country by staging one of the biggest humanitarian aid efforts in the tri-state area.
Augustin Aguirre Coordinator, Redoblando Esfuerzo para México
Pedro Matar Coordinator, Redoblando Esfuerzo para México
Pastor Gilford T. Monrose Director of Faith-Based & Clergy Initiatives, Office of Brooklyn Borough President
Linda Royal Manhattan Resident