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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Rosie Perez Isn't Happy with the Way Democrats or Republicans Treat Puerto Rico
Rosie Perez Isn't Happy with the Way Democrats or Republicans Treat Puerto Rico
By Raquel Reichard | 07/29/2016 - 10:47

Rosie Perez may be supporting Hillary Clinton for president, but that doesn’t mean she’s pleased with the way the Democratic nominee has treated Puerto Rico.


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Puerto Ricans Demand Freedom of Political Prisoner Oscar López Rivera at DNC
Puerto Ricans Demand Freedom of Political Prisoner Oscar López Rivera at DNC
By Raquel Reichard | 07/28/2016 - 11:41

When the Puerto Rican delegation took the mic at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, they did more than cast their votes. In true Boricua spirit, they took their opportunity in the national spotlight to show up for their people, specifically calling for the freedom of political prisoner Oscar López Rivera.


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Lin-Manuel Miranda Set to Receive a Star on Puerto Rico's Walk of Fame
Lin-Manuel Miranda Set to Receive a Star on Puerto Rico's Walk of Fame
By Nichole Fratangelo | 07/22/2016 - 13:53

Lin-Manuel Miranda is taking his success all the way to his native Puerto Rico.


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Puerto Rico Unveils Monument to Honor Orlando Victims
Puerto Rico Unveils Monument to Honor Orlando Victims
By Barbara Gonzalez | 07/06/2016 - 11:19

Last week, Puerto Rico unveiled its first-ever LGBT monument, which simultaneously ho


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Heartbreaking: Homophobic Father Refuses to Claim His Gay Son's Dead Body
Heartbreaking! Homophobic Dad Won't Claim Gay Orlando Victim's Dead Body
By Barbara Gonzalez | 07/06/2016 - 10:38

While the bodies of most of the Orlando Pulse shooting victims have been released to next of kin, there is one body that has been left 


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President Obama Signs Widely Criticized Debt Rescue Package for Puerto Rico
President Obama Signs Widely Criticized Debt 'Rescue' Package for Puerto Rico
By Raquel Reichard | 07/01/2016 - 10:18

President Barack Obama signed a rescue package for debt-ridden Puerto Rico on Thursday, but islanders fear it'll only place their country under deeper U.S. colonial control.


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