IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser.
In Lin-Manuel Miranda's Puerto Rican town, crisis worries family members
Puerto Rico is facing a spiraling economic crisis that has seen its people, who are U.S. citizens, leave for the mainland at the highest numbers since WWII.
Lin-Manuel Miranda during the 'Hamilton' Original Broadway Cast Q & A and CD signing at Barnes & Noble on Oct. 16, 2015 in New York City.
By Leonor Ayala Polley
VEGA ALTA, Puerto Rico — Lin-Manuel Miranda's sizable extended family reside in a small northern town tucked amid rolling hills and a lush landscape, a community that exudes warmth and where everyone is known in the neighborhood.