Puerto Rico

New Polling Shows that US Needs to Move Beyond Racist Insular Cases

Essentially, the Insular Cases are the U.S. legal framework that justify a colonial relationship with territories like Puerto Rico American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam and the Virgin Islands.

  • May 12, 2021
  • 12:54 PM

#LatinoRebels10: From 2015, When a Puerto Rican Won the Powerball

Ignorance is everywhere but in February of 2015, it felt like it was solely focused on the Puerto Rican who was a Powerball winner.

  • May 11, 2021
  • 9:57 PM

OPINION: The Puerto Rico Self-Determination Act Is a Legislative Proposal Shrouded in Mendacity

Contrary to the arguments of some mainland elected officials of Puerto Rican descent, the Self-Determination Act confuses, complicates and delays approval of an honest self-determination process for Puerto Rico.

  • May 11, 2021
  • 5:21 PM

Grand Jury Indicts Puerto Rico Boxer Félix Verdejo in Death of Keishla Rodríguez

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A grand jury on Thursday indicted Puerto Rican boxer Félix Verdejo in the killing of his pregnant lover, a case potentially eligible for the death penalty.

  • May 6, 2021
  • 8:32 PM

#LatinoRebels10: From 2011, the Push to End EMBORÍCUATE at the National Puerto Rican Day Parade

This story in 2011 put us on the digital map pretty early.

  • May 5, 2021
  • 8:10 PM

OPINION: Machismo in Puerto Rico Kills

Such an ignorant mentality has now led to a deadly epidemic on the island.

  • May 5, 2021
  • 4:10 PM

Félix Verdejo Held Without Bail After Being Charged in Death of Keishla Rodríguez

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal judge on Monday ordered Puerto Rican boxer Félix Verdejo held without bail after he was charged in the death of his 27-year-old pregnant lover whose body was found in a lagoon.

  • May 3, 2021
  • 6:01 PM

OPINION: With the Death of Keishla Rodríguez, Boxer Félix Verdejo Is Failure of a Man

The need to do better as a society is a grand understatement.

  • May 3, 2021
  • 9:39 AM

Puerto Rican Boxer Félix Verdejo Turns Himself in After Keishla Rodríguez Found Dead

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rican boxer Félix Verdejo turned himself in to federal agents Sunday night to face charges just hours after authorities identified the body of a dead woman as his 27-year-old pregnant lover, officials said.

  • May 2, 2021
  • 9:56 PM

OPINION: Self-Determination for Puerto Rico With Less American Authority

A true self-determination process allows the people of Puerto Rico to freely determine their political future and pursue their economic, social and cultural development by regulating their own commerce with foreign nations and among other states and by creating laws for the general welfare.

  • Apr 29, 2021
  • 3:27 PM

El Gobierno de Puerto Rico nunca hizo las pruebas que establecía el protocolo para el regreso a la escuela

Una investigación del Centro de Periodismo Investigativo (CPI) encontró que ni el DS ni el Departamento de Educación hicieron las pruebas de COVID-19 antes de la apertura en abril ni durante la clases presenciales.

  • Apr 27, 2021
  • 8:23 AM

Scholars Study Why so Many Died After Puerto Rico Hurricane

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Researchers said Thursday they are launching a survey of the causes of deaths in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria to clear up questions about why the toll of the 2017 Category 4 storm was so high.

  • Apr 22, 2021
  • 6:39 PM

Speaker Pelosi Says Puerto Rico Must Determine Its Own Status

“On the statehood issue, that’s up to the people of Puerto Rico. It’s up to them to decide whether they want to be a state, and then we’ll see what happens after that,” Pelosi told Latino Rebels.

  • Apr 22, 2021
  • 3:00 PM

Here Is the FULL VIDEO of the Insular Affairs Legislative Hearing on Puerto Rico Political Status

It was about the following two bills: H.R. 1522 (Puerto Rico Statehood Admission Act) and H.R. 2070 (Puerto Rico Self-Determination Act of 2021).

  • Apr 14, 2021
  • 5:05 PM

Hablando del status

Latino Rebels Radio: 13 de abril de 2021

  • Apr 13, 2021
  • 11:45 PM

It’s All About the Status

Latino Rebels Radio: April 13, 2021

  • Apr 13, 2021
  • 11:38 PM

Rita Indiana’s Pan-Caribbean Rebirth (A Latino USA Podcast)

Maria Hinojosa speaks with Rita Indiana about her new album, her queer Pan-Caribbean identity, and why she decided to leave the music scene.

  • Apr 13, 2021
  • 11:51 AM

Puerto Rico as Top Tourist Destination During Pandemic Raises Serious Concerns From Residents

Data received from the Official Airline Guide (OAG) showed that 491,337 seats were sold for flights arriving at Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport (SJU) in March 2021.

  • Apr 8, 2021
  • 3:27 PM

OPINION: Sen. Schumer Is Right, Puerto Rico’s Tax Haven Schemes Are ‘Bullshit’

Members of Congress can no longer perpetuate a colony to benefit big corporate donors who contribute to their campaigns, while the majority of people on the island remain in poverty.

  • Apr 7, 2021
  • 10:10 AM

Episodio 7 de LA BREGA: Se acabaron las promesas

Latino Rebels Radio: April 3, 2021

  • Apr 5, 2021
  • 5:11 PM

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