Ancient DNA Shows Humans Settled Caribbean in 2 Distinct Waves

Millions of people living on the islands today inherited genes from the people who made them home before Europeans arrived. A study published Wednesday in the journal Nature, for example, shows that about 14 percent of people in Puerto Rico can trace their ancestry back to the Taino. Smaller numbers of people in Cuba (4Continue reading “Ancient DNA Shows Humans Settled Caribbean in 2 Distinct Waves”

1st set Palmieri @ SOB’s NYC August 4 2012 “Un poquito Pa’ Huele’”

Once again sharing club memorabilia watching my nephew and brother play with the Palmieri band.

La Libertad Palmieri at SOB, NYC 2011

“No me trates así” (Don’t treat me like this) Visiting an event to support my relatives in the Palmieri band – Nelson (my brother and tres player) and Quique (my nephew and backup vocals and small percussion).

Lindo Yambú

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ignacio_Piñeiro Lindo Yambu composition is inexplicably attributed to both Eddy Palmieri (who is interpreting it in this vintage clip which I recorded in the now defunct Copabana in New York City) and the Cuban composer, Ignacio Piñeiro. Piñero’s Lindo Yambu is a different composition and has nothing to do with Palmieri’s Lindo Yambu composition. InContinue reading “Lindo Yambú”

Puerto Rico rebasa la cifra de 50,000 casos positivos confirmados de COVID-19 (Puerto Rico’s ascending death rate up to 1,083 after Thanksgiving 2020)

Con estos decesos, el total de fallecimientos en la isla ascendió a 1,083 Puerto Rico rebasa la cifra de 50,000 casos positivos confirmados de COVID-19 – El Nuevo Día With these deaths, the total number of deaths on the island amounted to 1,083 Seven deaths added after Thanksgiving activities due to COVID-19 to the previousContinue reading “Puerto Rico rebasa la cifra de 50,000 casos positivos confirmados de COVID-19 (Puerto Rico’s ascending death rate up to 1,083 after Thanksgiving 2020)”

La proliferación de cerdos vietnamitas realengos crea una amenaza ambiental y salubrista (The proliferation of stray Vietnamese pigs creates an environmental and health threat on the island of Puerto Rico.)

De hecho, este es un problema reportado años atras. Ya es hora de que las agencias gubernamentales se unan para elaborar un plan para eliminar / controlar a estos mamíferos no nativos del área metropolitana. ¿Cómo esperan mejorar el turismo con esta molestia a la vista de los hoteles de lujo? (Indeed, this is anContinue reading “La proliferación de cerdos vietnamitas realengos crea una amenaza ambiental y salubrista (The proliferation of stray Vietnamese pigs creates an environmental and health threat on the island of Puerto Rico.)”