Frances Negrón-MuntanerBlackout: What Darkness Illuminated in Puerto Rico,” recently appeared in Italy, in English and translated to Italian as part of a catalogue for an art exhibit in Maxxi Museum, Rome. It has also been reprinted in Politics / Letters.

“On the fourth night after the hurricane, Puerto Rico was hardly visible on an aerial map of the Greater Antilles. An island once called ‘the shining star of the Caribbean’ had slipped into the longest night of its modern history. It was no longer on the map.”