Puerto Rico: Emergency Hurricane Maria Update and Relief Efforts

San Juan, Puerto Rico coast at Paseo de la Princesa.

This page will be dynamic and updated as information becomes available. Updates will be highlighted with time stamps.  Please email me all updates to   Here is what we know CURFEW IN EFFECT ON THE ISLAND FROM 6PM – 6AM   1320 WSKN Radio Isla is broadcasting via the emergency broadcasting system. You More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Friday, September 15th, 2017

Latino Heritage Month Is Here… and I Have Had A Change Of Heart

I preface this post by saying… the links expand to dope info on each topic highlighted. Feel free to explore. Soooo I struggled with this every year since I started the website. Latino Heritage Month sounds More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Monday, August 28th, 2017

Where I am…

I want to preface this post by thanking everyone who reached out, called & visited during this very difficult time. If you are not aware, I lost my grandmother (Mama) on July 15th 2017. If you know me, you More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Saturday, December 31st, 2016

No Resolutions For Me… Here Are My Three Words For 2017

I do not do Resolutions anymore… ever. I stopped participating in the New Year ritual of making a list of “resolutions”. I am, however a firm believe in self-improvement and I came across a blog post in More...

By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, December 11th, 2016

  Afraid To Fail? Don’t Be… I’m A Proud Failure

  All of my life, I’ve been afraid to fail. I remember growing up, watching class clowns get scolded by the teacher and be told how they were failures while being kicked out of the classroom. Or the More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Want to know how to use social media to attract and engage quality customers, and grow your business? I have a class for that.

Hello, my name is George Torres,  and I am a community builder who presents, promotes, and preserves Latino culture via new media. I currently engage via my blog, Sofrito For Your Soul, and several social More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, October 17th, 2016

La Sensacion Leaves El Bloque To Conquer El Mundo!

Ever have that friend that moves away and you do not speak to them for weeks at a time but when you talk to them, you pick right up where you left off…? I have a few, but one of them is this young lady Jomaira More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Listen Online To #TheEmpowHERmentHour: A Conversation About The Puerto Rico Crisis You Do Not Want To Miss

This Thursday September 15th Maria Rodriguez and I push aside pop culture politics to talk the plight of Puerto Rico on #TheEmpowHERmentHour and what this economic/humanitarian crisis means for la isla and our More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Nancy Arroyo-Ruffin Continues To Inspire Women Thru Her Work

Let me introduce you to my friend Nancy… Nancy Arroyo Ruffin is an award winning author, poet, and public speaker. Nancy captivates audiences with her humor, honesty, and unwavering passion. She is committed More...