Big News

Reggaeton artist J Balvin reached a new level of greatness. His hit song “Mi Gente” that he released with Jamaican newcomer Willy William just added a new voice to the remix — Queen Bey herself. The track features Bey singing some of the original lyrics in Spanish with a couple of new lines alongside the Colombian mastermind effortlessly. It was released on Tidal and Spotify Thursday night, much to everyone’s surprise and excitement. Listen to the track below.

Big Lies

As part of their new initiative “Operation Safe City,” Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) converged on sanctuary cities where immigration laws are not enforced and made over 498 arrests. These individuals came from 42 countries and were arrested for federal immigration violations in multiple cities across the U.S. during a four-day operation that ended Wednesday. Operation ‘Safe City’ focused on cities and regions where ICE deportation officers are denied access to jails and prisons to interview suspected immigration violators or jurisdictions where ICE detainers are not honored.

Big Facts

After all of the chaos surrounding the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico is still facing grave danger. The island is expected to receive heavy rains this weekend that have resulted in a flash flood watch. This will complicate recovery efforts, including all of the  help coming in because of the temporary lift of The Jones Act. CNN says that there are thousands of containers filled with food, water, and medical supplies stuck at the Port of San Juan due to the fact that many roads are still impassible and only 20% of truck drivers are back on the job.

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