Calls for Oscar López Rivera's Freedom Intensify as President Obama Nears End of Presidency
Calls for Oscar López Rivera's Freedom Intensify as President Barack Obama Nears End of Presidency
By Raquel Reichard | 12/15/2016 - 11:34

With Donald Trump soon heading to the White House, people across the world are concerned that political prisoner Os


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How Puerto Rican Artist Lester Rey is Fighting PROMESA Through Music
How Puerto Rican Artist Lester Rey is Fighting PROMESA Through Music
By Raquel Reichard | 11/28/2016 - 15:00

Over the summer, amid financial and humanitarian crises in Puerto Rico, Congress passed PROMESA, the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act, which established a control board made up of se


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Meet Jennifer Gonzalez, the First Woman to Represent Puerto Rico in Washington
Meet Jenniffer González, the First Woman to Represent Puerto Rico in Congress
By Barbara Gonzalez | 11/18/2016 - 16:39

Puerto Rico's newly elected resident commissioner is making history this year as the first woman to represent the island as a non-voting member of the U.S. Congress.


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La Boriqueña's New BFF is Chinese-Dominican
#SquadGoals: La Borinqueña's New BFF is a Chinese-Dominicana
By Barbara Gonzalez | 11/15/2016 - 16:07

The comic book world is starting to be a much more diverse and accepting place, thanks to Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez


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Trump Supporter Calls Puerto Ricans "Invaders," Ignores U.S. Invasion & Colonization of Island
Trump Supporter Calls Puerto Ricans "Invaders," Ignores U.S. Invasion & Colonization of Island
By Raquel Reichard | 11/15/2016 - 11:42

When Donald Trump supporters went to the ballots on Election Day to act as "poll watchers," on the lookout for voter fraud, at least one defender had his eyes specifically on Puerto Ricans.


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This Video Breaks It Down Why Puerto Ricans Can't Vote Presidential Election
Puerto Ricans Can't Vote in the Presidential Election — This Video Explains Why
By Barbara Gonzalez | 11/03/2016 - 17:14

Gather around, folks, because we're going to tell you about a lovely lady by the name of Ingrid Cobian, a U.S. citizen who can't vote.

 

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Why These Boricua Women are Fighting for Puerto Rico’s Independence
Why These Boricua Women are Fighting for Puerto Rico’s Independence
By Raquel Reichard | 09/23/2016 - 18:48

September 23 marks the anniversary of El Grito de Lares, an uprising in Puerto Rico that declared independence from Spain and initiated puertorriqueñidad.


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#ApagonPR: All of Puerto Rico is Hit with a Huge Blackout
#ApagonPR: All of Puerto Rico is Hit with a Huge Blackout
By Bianca Mendez | 09/21/2016 - 19:57

A massive blackout has taken over Puerto Rico after a a fire occurred in an electricity plant, reports say.


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Tennis Star Monica Puig Wins First-Ever Olympic Gold for Puerto Rico
Tennis Star Monica Puig Wins First-Ever Olympic Gold for Puerto Rico
By Nichole Fratangelo | 08/15/2016 - 10:45

Believe you can do it, and you actually will do it.


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Latinx Twitter Calls Out HuffPo For Claiming White Dude In Utah Created Salsa Rosada
Latinx Twitter Calls Out The Huffington Post For Claiming Utah Created Mayo-Ketchup
By Barbara Gonzalez | 08/10/2016 - 12:24

Today in Columbus-ing Latinx culture, we have the Huffington Post claiming they "discovered" a beloved condiment i


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