Puerto Rico

Lizmarie Garcia and the Puerto Rico recovery

Lizmarie Garcia and the Puerto Rico recovery

In the fall of 2017, Hurricane Maria became the tenth-most intense Atlantic hurricane on record, tearing through the Caribbean area for over a two-week stretch. Center of that devastation, and perhaps the most damaged by it, was the island of Puerto Rico. To better understand the devastation, as well as how the Kansas City community can help with recovery, we sat down with KC resident and PR native Lizmarie Garcia.