Puerto Rico

February 24, 2013
Michael González-Cruz

The general elections of November 6 in Puerto Rico presented a great challenge to the national liberation movement. Through the work of the political action committee ¡Boricua ahora Es! (Puerto Rico, Now!), we succeeded in uniting nearly all the political tendencies of the country with the goal of ending our colonial-territorial status with the United States.

February 7, 2013
Juan Antonio Ocasio Rivera

This is the second half of an interview with Don Rafael Cancel Miranda, an elder statesman and key figure of the Puerto Rican independence movement.

November 26, 2012
Juan Antonio Ocasio Rivera

Rafael Cancel Miranda is an iconic figure in his beloved Puerto Rico. Coming from a staunch nationalist family background, Cancel Miranda has become the elder statesman of the Puerto Rican independence movement, providing guidance and at times fiery motivation. His longevity, involvement, and knowledge of Puerto Rican politics and its legendary leaders make him a central figure to understand when examining the question of Puerto Rico's independence.  

February 19, 2012
A recent tragedy in the waters separating the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico led to dozens of migrant fatalities. In comparison to the intense reporting on the sinking of the luxury cruise ship, Costa Concordia, off of Italy's coast in January, media coverage of the deaths of Dominican migrants was poor at best. The disparity exemplifies who counts and who doesn't in a world of great inequality.
September 25, 2007
Virginia Vargas
September 25, 2007
Frank T. Fitzgerald
September 25, 2007
Maisie McAdoo
September 25, 2007
Paul Horowitz
September 25, 2007
Americo Badillo-Veiga


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