Stories about Puerto Rico (U.S.) from October, 2005
Puerto Rico: History of the Puerto Rico Sun
Clarisel Gonzalez writes out the history of the Puerto Rico Sun.
Puerto Rico: Hon. Aida M. Delgado-Colón – Our Next U.S. District Judge
The Puerto Rico Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers appears content with Bush's nomination of Aida M. Delgado-Colón as the next U.S. District Judge of Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico: PuertoBlogs – The Community of Puerto Rican Bloggers
With the help of Afrael and Mauricio, Albizu has launched Puerto Rico's first blog directory, PuertoBlogs.
Puerto Rico: Statehood, Autonomy, and Dependence
Gil Schmidt says Puerto Rico's status of Estado Libre Asociado, or ELA, should stand for “Emotionally Lackadaisical Adolsescene. Aníbal Freytes says statehood is an illusion.
Puerto Rico: Thoughts on Statehood
Gil Schmidt, who lived 20 years in the U.S., argues that Puerto Rico never has a chance of statehood. Following his post, a commenter writes, “That's absolutely right. Puerto Rico's status means nothing to Americans. To Puerto Ricans, it means everything.”
Puerto Rico: PRIDCO Slim(m)ing
Gil Schmidt argues as to why the Puerto Rican Industrial Development Company should be done away with.
Puerto Rico: “Death of a Nationalist, Birth of a Martyr”
Aníbal Freytes has two excellent ruminations on FBI's killing of Puerto Rican criminal and independence activist, Filiberto Ojeda Ríos.
Puerto Rico: Buying on Credit
Gil C. Schmidt says Puerto Ricans are “enslaving” themselves by buying too many goods on credit.
Puerto Rico: Taino Representative to Speak at Summit of the Americas
Roberto Borrero writes that “Naniki Reyes Ocasio, a representative of the Consejo General de Tainos Borincanos [will] present a position paper on Intellectual Property, Culture and Heritage at the Indigenous Summit of the Americas to be held Argentina from October 27-29, 2005.”
Puerto Rico: Governor Comments on Weblog
Tinta Digital writes that Puerto Rican governor, Anibal Acevedo Vilá [ES] answered questions submitted as comments to the weblog of the popular radio program, Agitando El Show.