We dive into the history of Goya Foods to understand how this company became a symbol of identity for Latinos and Latinas and how it aimed to profit from the deep bonds we have with food and culture.
Puerto Rican statehood is having its most promising political moment, and it’s still a non-starter for the United States.
Hector chats with Andre Lee Muñiz, editor of Remembering Don Pedro, a site dedicated to the life and legacy of the Puerto Rican independence leader, Pedro Albizu Campos.
This is a “state of emergency for gender violence and hate crimes,” a Friday statement said.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s new governor announced Tuesday that he will reopen beaches, marinas and pools, eliminate a Sunday lockdown and shorten a curfew that has been in place since the pandemic began to control the number of COVID-19 cases.
Hector chats with Edil Sepúlveda, co-founder of Boricuas Unidos en la Diáspora.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Pedro Pierluisi vowed to achieve statehood for Puerto Rico and fight against poverty, corruption and COVID-19 after he was sworn in Saturday as the U.S. territory’s new governor.
Rather than collapsing, the statehood movement is evolving and it is advancing.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — More than 17,800 people in Puerto Rico have received the COVID-19 vaccine since the first dose was administered earlier this week, with the U.S. territory expecting tens of thousands of additional vaccines to arrive in upcoming weeks, officials said Friday.
Puerto Rico’s Left made significant gains in the recent general elections. This vote for decolonization and social change must be appreciated.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A respiratory therapist who treated the first two COVID-19 patients hospitalized in Puerto Rico became the first person in the U.S. territory to be vaccinated against the virus on Tuesday.
The best that Puerto Ricans can achieve under colonial rule is to elect responsible officials who will enact policies to alleviate widespread economic and social suffering in the archipelago.
The absence of a public policy on immigration issues in Puerto Rico has triggered mothers and their children to face needs that have worsened with the coronavirus emergency.
It is unlikely that Puerto Rico will achieve statehood any time soon.
What do the people of Puerto Rico have to lose by abandoning their century-old resistance to American domination? Ask the Hawaiians.
Love them or hate them, they are not going away.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s governor on Thursday announced stricter measures to fight COVID-19, including a lockdown on Sundays and the closure of all marinas as the U.S. territory grapples with an increase in cases and deaths.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A huge, already damaged radio telescope in Puerto Rico that has played a key role in astronomical discoveries for more than half a century completely collapsed on Tuesday.
The diaspora faces inequity and gentrification in the second U.S. city with the largest Puerto Rican population.