Puerto Rico’s Theatre of the Absurd (OPINION)

The recent image of a car stuck in a massive pothole in Humacao, Puerto Rico makes a fine metaphor for the state of Puerto Rico today and the role played by the pro-statehood Gov. Pedro Pierluisi and his New Progressive Party in the deterioration of the island.

  • Dec 6, 2022
  • 2:42 PM

Women’s Networks Drive Puerto Rico’s Decolonization Work

Puerto Ricans are pushing for sustained interconnectivity between stakeholders doing the rebuilding in the islands and the diaspora and its allies advocating for long-term investment from the mainland — and these coordination efforts are largely driven by women’s networks.

  • Oct 12, 2022
  • 11:53 AM

Puerto Rican Utopia, Cuba Redux (OPINION)

History has a way of repeating itself, and in many ways Batista’s Cuba is echoed in today’s Puerto Rico.

  • Nov 17, 2021
  • 1:48 PM

New LANDFALL Documentary Goes Way Beyond the ‘Toxic Narrative’ of ‘Puerto Rican Dependency’

And it’s not just a film only for Puerto Ricans.

  • Jul 13, 2021
  • 12:53 PM

Latino USA Presents: Puerto Crypto

In March 2018, just months after Hurricane María, an eccentric group of cryptocurrency enthusiasts arrived in Puerto Rico. Latino USA follows them for almost two years, from crypto-boom to crypto-bust.

  • Dec 11, 2019
  • 1:52 PM

One Policy Angering Puerto Rico Protesters Impacts Black and Brown People Across the US

In the wake of Governor Ricardo Rosselló’s historic resignation, all of Puerto Rico is primed as “opportunity zones” for our nation’s wealthiest.

  • Aug 3, 2019
  • 1:52 PM

An Airbnb Boutique Hotel: Opportunity Zones Arrive in Old San Juan

In total, approximately 95% of the island is considered a Qualified Opportunity Zone under federal parameters.

  • May 14, 2019
  • 2:43 PM

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