Human trafficking is causing deaths in the Mediterranean, with 300 drowning last week according to the U.N. We also look at two films hitting Chicago this week, including one nominated for an Academy Award. Finally, Nari Safavi shares his weekend passport.
The university aims to prepare more than 7,500 pounds of salsa made from local produce. The record attempt is part of a university tradition that dates back to 2011, when they prepared the world’s largest smoothie for new students.
Frank Rosaly is best known for playing and composing improvised or avant garde jazz music. But in his most recent musical research he's venturing into entirely new terrain – his own Puerto Rican roots.
A correction has been made to this story.In the 1950s, Carlos “Caribe” Ruis created a gathering for the Humboldt Park community. The Puerto Rican Congress is a civic organization located on North Ave. in Chicago.