Puerto Rico: Communication with the island and an update

Men walk damaged trees after the passage of Hurricane Maria.
Men walk damaged trees after the passage of Hurricane Maria, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 20, 2017.
Hector Retamal | AFP | Getty Images

Co-hosts Doualy Xaykaothao and Tom Weber checked in with a Minnesotan who has ties in Puerto Rico about how people are doing in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

Javier Morillo, a labor leader, joined the program. He also discussed efforts in the Minnesota Puerto Rican community to raise awareness and money for recovery.

To hear the full discussion use the audio player above.

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