Puerto Rico Police Give Protesters ‘How to Protest’ Manual After Release

Protesters arrested last Wednesday in the Puerto Rican capital and later released without charges were surprised when police officers gave them a manual on how they should protest.

  • Nov 1, 2022
  • 3:57 PM

UN Committee Recognizes Puerto Rico’s Right to Self-Determination, Independence

On Monday afternoon, the United Nations (UN) Special Committee on Decolonization —by consensus and for the 40th time— adopted Draft Resolution L7, which formally recognizes Puerto Rico’s right to self-determination and independence.

  • Jun 22, 2022
  • 10:43 AM

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

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.

  • Jan 25, 2019
  • 9:41 AM

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.”

  • Nov 24, 2016
  • 11:26 AM

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

Inside Puerto Rico’s ‘Bori Flu’ Protest

Beginning with public teachers in late January, Puerto Rico has experienced a wave of strikes from public sector workers. The mass absenteeism resulting from each strike has led to them being called a “flu”—“white flu” for striking healthcare workers, “blue flu” for striking police officers.

  • Feb 22, 2022
  • 1:16 PM

Pro-Independence Puerto Ricans in New York Protest Against Debt Plan

Protestors gathered outside the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House on December 17 to confront Puerto Rico Gov. Pedro Pierluisi and the Fiscal Oversight and Management Board at its 31st open-to-the-public meeting.

  • Jan 10, 2022
  • 1:41 PM

Con vida en Puerto Rico (OPINIÓN)

La pandemia del COVID-19 representa entonces nuevas circunstancias, pero no precisamente un fenómeno nuevo.

  • May 27, 2020
  • 11:45 AM

Staying Alive in Puerto Rico (OPINION)

In the Puerto Rican context, the COVID-19 pandemic then represents novel circumstances but not an entirely new political phenomenon.

  • May 26, 2020
  • 3:16 PM

The ABCs of Boricua Resilience

Meet the organizations who build resilience by protecting Puerto Rico.

  • Jun 6, 2018
  • 11:34 AM

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