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Latinx Roundtable | June 3, 2018

Latinx Roundtable: Harvard's New Study On Puerto Rico’s Death Count, Rising Rate Of Overdoses Among Latinos, And More

Puerto Rico Hurricane Then and Now Photo Essay
A printed photo taken on Sept. 29, 2017 showing police lifting the coffin of officer Luis Angel Gonzalez Lorenzo, who was killed during the passage of Hurricane Maria when he tried to cross a river in his car, is shown at the same cemetery in Aguada, Puerto Rico, May 31, 2018.
Ramon Espinosa/AP
Latinx Roundtable | June 3, 2018

On this week's Latinx News Roundtable, we look at a new Harvard study that has found that the official government death count from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico was off by thousands. We look at the study's numbers and methodology and the local politics and context. Also, a study by the Centers for Disease Control has found that there's been an alarming rise in overdoses among Latinos. Plus, Latino entrepreneurs designed a new app called Interpreters Tap, which allows interpreter services in real time.


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