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The Rise of Sovereignty in Puerto Rico (OPINION)
The only practical way for Puerto Rico to decolonize, democratize, and safeguard its economic future and maintain its national identity is through national sovereignty—and trends indicate that support for sovereignty is growing.
Puerto Rican Pastor Spews Hatred From the Pulpit (OPINION)
During a recent “sermon,” the head pastor of an evangelical church in Puerto Rico denounced people of color as racist, slammed the LGBT community, and complained that the Black actress starring in Disney’s remake of ‘The Little Mermaid’ was ugly.
Public Nuisances or Private Business?
Twenty-two mayors across Puerto Rico have delegated the process of declaring structures as public nuisances to a private firm, a practice that has led to many of the original property owners being deprived of fair compensation.
Hundreds March in Puerto Rico in Defense of Abortion Rights
A green wave of pro-choice demonstrators washed over Old San Juan on Saturday, May 28 —the International Day of Action for Women’s Health— to demand abortion rights be protected in the face of legislative attacks.
Puerto Rico, a Nation of Women (OPINION)
Women now account for more than half of Puerto Rico’s population and are spearheading —especially the young women— an unstoppable revolution, one that will change the island’s future.
The Boricua Diaspora: A Voice That Will Not Be Silenced (OPINION)
The Diaspora has become a political battlefield between those who want a permanent union with the United States and those who want freedom. The narrative divides Puerto Ricans at a time when the island and its people should be more unified than ever.
Construction Permit Approvals for Coastal Projects Fast-Tracked During Pierluisi’s First Year
Far from slowing the pace of construction on Puerto Rico’s coasts to address climate change, as experts have requested, Gov. Pedro Pierluisi’s administration hit the accelerator to approve construction permits along the coasts.
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.
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).
Puerto Rico 2021: A Shift in Perspective, a New Opposition
Puerto Rico’s Left made significant gains in the recent general elections. This vote for decolonization and social change must be appreciated.
Missing Boxes, Memory Cards and Ballots: Puerto Rico’s Election Disaster (Part Two)
A week after Puerto Rico’s Election Day, missing election boxes, stolen memory cards, and a crashing election results website have led to even more public distrust against the island’s electoral commission.
Here Are the Races You Should Be Following During Puerto Rico’s Election Day
The biggest race is the gubernatorial one, with six total candidates running (five with parties and one running independently).
La vista de COFINA desde adentro y desde afuera
El sol comienza a bajar fuerte y caliente en San Juan poco después de las 4:00 de la tarde del martes, 15 de enero.
Judge Hears Major Puerto Rico Debt Restructuring Case
The hearing involves more than $17 billion worth of debt backed by sales-tax bonds that the government issued, representing nearly a third of the island’s overall bonded debt.
Why Were More Than 60 People Arrested in Puerto Rico for Protesting the Depositing of Coal Ash?
“We expect more protestors, including a coalition of women who will be joining the manifestations in solidarity with Peñuelas.”
War Against All Puerto Ricans: My Seven Days in Puerto Rico
Editor’s Note: After we published a bilingual essay from four authors about Nelson A. Denis’ visit to Puerto Rico to promote his new book, we invited Nelson to share his own impressions from his seven-day book tour. Here is what Nelson sent us. Last month I went to Puerto Rico to introduce my book War Against […]