WEEK FIVE CRONICAS

What we are

   

   By Silverio Perez Translated By Jessica Powell

 

Human beings forget that to be human is to be, and that in the collective, we are. Our consumer-oriented society has made it so that we identify with what we have and not with what we are. And so, in order to have, we do things at a frenetic pace that dehumanizes us and prevents us from enjoying the marvel that is life.

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Utuado Visit

    By Armando Valdes Priego. 

A full month after hurricane Maria’s landfall, everyone still seemed focused on one thing: water. As I drove into the La Capilla sector of the Arenas neighborhood in the central mountain town of Utuado, next to every man, woman and child was a bucket, a plastic jug or some other container to gather water from whatever source they could find. And yet, no one was complaining or waiting for a handout. Their story is not one of despair and dependence; it is one of hope and agency born of a strong sense of community and self-reliance.

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