Next trip scheduled for June 5th to June 15th, 2019

Discover Puerto Rico

Discover Puerto Rico

“We are good. We are standing strong.” One year after María, the Puerto Rican community– whose cry for help went viral– tells its story. #DiscoverPuertoRico 🇵🇷 http://fal.cn/CoverTheProgress

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Natural History Magazine – “Rebuilding Cayo Santiago”

Natural History Magazine – “Rebuilding Cayo Santiago”

Rebuilding Cayo Santiago Eight months after Hurricane Maria, this unique field site is still in recovery. by Cassandre Kaplinsky As you approach by motorboat, Cayo Santiago seems like a typical tropical island. Lush, dense vegetation and palm trees fill a hilly landscape bordered by sandy beaches and clear waters. But […]

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Video from the home of Don Alfonso!

Video from the home of Don Alfonso!

We are thrilled to report an important milestone has been achieved… Numerous areas of Punta Santiago now have POWER. ⚡⚡⚡⚡⚡⚡⚡⚡⚡⚡⚡⚡ After over 6 months – ONE HUNDRED NINTY-FOUR DAYS… ELECTRICITY, finally! This is a big move forward to recovery. Congrats!

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As hurricane season starts, Puerto Rico still recovering from Maria

As hurricane season starts, Puerto Rico still recovering from Maria

Hurricane season officially started Friday, and Puerto Rico still hasn’t fully recovered from September’s Hurricane Maria. This week, the Puerto Rico Department of Health released new information on the number of deaths following Maria. CBS News correspondent David Begnaud reports from San Juan.

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Scientists Unite to Save “Monkey Island” After Hurricane Maria

Scientists Unite to Save “Monkey Island” After Hurricane Maria

By Shawna Williams February 1, 2018 Puerto Rico’s Cayo Santiago has hosted decades of research in cognition, primatology, immunization, and other areas. When Hurricane Maria ripped through the Caribbean last September, the small town of Punta Santiago, Puerto Rico, was devastated. Many homes were destroyed, and people lost reliable access […]

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Volunteers repair houses in Punta Santiago destroyed by María

Volunteers repair houses in Punta Santiago destroyed by María

by Nydia Bauzá Don Alfonso Lugo Colón stared enraptured at his renovated wooden house in the Punta Santiago plots. At 79, a sweet smile was drawn on his face and he never tired of thanking “those good people”. He was referring to a brigade of 40 volunteers – all Americans […]

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Rescuing Monkey Island: Daily Planet

Rescuing Monkey Island: Daily Planet

DISCOVERY CANADA This year, Hurricane Maria blasted through Puerto Rico- including its tiny island of Cayo Santiago- home of a troop of around 1,000 rhesus macaque monkeys. We met the group of caretakers who went rushing to save the monkeys and the island.

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