French Authorities, FBI Raid Art Museum in Old San Juan

French authorities, with the help of the FBI, raided the offices of the Michèle Vasarely Foundation in Old San Juan on Tuesday. The raid reportedly concerned the whereabouts of $40 million worth of art created by Hungarian-French artist Victor Vasarely.

  • Apr 12, 2023
  • 12:48 PM

Private Development Projects Threaten Geography, Population of San Juan Bay Area

When looking at the proposals for the area that begins in Old San Juan and connects with Puerta de Tierra, Isla Grande, Miramar, Santurce and Condado, the creation of a corridor promoted by private companies for the rich and tourists is evident.

  • Mar 27, 2023
  • 3:16 PM

The Tao of San Juan Uber Drivers (OPINION)

Moving back to Puerto Rico after 15 years of living on the West Coast can be difficult, but most locals are more than happy to help you fall in love with the island again.

  • Mar 22, 2023
  • 1:33 PM

LUMA Contract Extended as Protests Continue in Old San Juan

On the same day it was set to expire, the Puerto Rico Public-Private Alliances granted LUMA Energy an extension of its provisional contract that will only end once the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority’s debt restructuring is completed.

  • Nov 30, 2022
  • 5:18 PM

Old San Juan May Soon Be Without Its Iconic Street Cats

Following the U.S. National Parks Service’s announcement that it plans to deal with the “cat problem” in Old San Juan, local residents and activists say they oppose any attempt to get rid of their feline friends.

  • Nov 16, 2022
  • 5:03 PM

David vs. Goliath in San Juan’s Parque Borinquen (OPINION)

The controversy surrounding a tiny park in a well-heeled San Juan neighborhood has become a symbol of the struggle against the Puerto Rican government and its ruling New Progressive Party, shedding light on the double-dealing and deception that is now business as usual in the archipelago.

  • Sep 22, 2022
  • 10:00 AM

The Latest ‘No to Statehood’ March Happened This Past Sunday in San Juan

As a follow-up to a series of pro-independence marches for Puerto Rico that happened across nine U.S. cities on August 9, the San Juan counterpart —originally postponed that day due to a pending tropical storm— happened this past Sunday.

  • Sep 14, 2021
  • 10:13 PM

José Feliciano Performs ‘En Mi Viejo San Juan’ Live for Latino USA

The Puerto Rican musician, singer and composer also spoke to Maria Hinojosa for an upcoming Latino USA episode.

  • Feb 11, 2020
  • 4:00 PM

‘This Is Going to Get More Intense’: Puerto Ricans Flood San Juan Highway After Governor Refuses to Resign (VIDEO)

Earlier today, Latino Rebels founder Julio Ricardo Varela, was on Cheddar via Skype for an interview on Ricardo Rosselló’s Sunday statements.

  • Jul 22, 2019
  • 1:16 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

Tras el desastre, los residentes más pobres de San Juan están en riesgo de perder su herramienta vital

Ahora la agencia gubernamental que atiende las necesidades sociales, económicas y ambientales del Caño está en riesgo de posibles recortes presupuestarios.

  • May 9, 2018
  • 8:19 AM

After Disaster, San Juan’s Poorest Residents Are at Risk of Losing Their Lifeline

The government agency that serves Caño Martín Peña’s social, economic and environmental needs is at risk for potential cuts to its budget.

  • May 9, 2018
  • 5:30 AM

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Says She’s Seriously Considering Run for Governor of Puerto Rico

“The answer to that question is yes… there is an evaluation process that has not closed the doors to a candidacy for governor,” she told Primera Hora in Spanish.

  • Apr 3, 2018
  • 10:44 AM

In Puerto Rico, Time Is Not Up For San Juan Mayor Yulín Cruz

“I will continue to use every available platform to ensure that we are treated fairly and with respect,” she said in an interview with Latino Rebels.

  • Mar 6, 2018
  • 4:15 PM

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Was on Colbert and Also Made ‘The Trump Attacked Me on Twitter Hall of Fame’

She also thanked Colbert for not forgetting about Puerto Rico.

  • Nov 30, 2017
  • 8:04 AM

Watch San Juan Mayor Yulín Cruz’s Message Two Months After Hurricane María

“Inequality, an impoverishment of our population is the rule of the day.”

  • Nov 20, 2017
  • 4:40 PM

What San Juan Mayor Yulín Cruz Texted Today About Trump’s Puerto Rico Tweets

“Mr. President, fulfill your moral imperative towards the people of Puerto Rico.”

  • Oct 12, 2017
  • 12:25 PM

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