· April, 2007

Stories about Puerto Rico (U.S.) from April, 2007

Puerto Rico: Health Care System

  27 April 2007

Gil the Jenius shares his thoughts on capitation payments in the Puerto Rican health care system: “If you think money isn't the issue just make the rounds (pun intended) of several medical offices in any part of Puerto Rico. It won't take you long to see signs stating that ‘Cash...

Puerto Rico: Gli Gli Sails Again

  17 April 2007

The Voice of the Taino People is excited about The Gli-Gli (or Carib Canoe) sailing expedition in celebration of the 10th anniversary of its first voyage to relink the indigenous Carib communities of the region.

Aruba, Puerto Rico: Recognizing Gay Marriage

  16 April 2007

Aruba is the first Caribbean territory to officially acknowledge gay marriage, reports gay news blog. The move follows a three-year legal battle with Dutch authorities that began when a lesbian couple tried to register their marriage on the island. And Vivir Latino says that Puerto Rico may be considering the...

Puerto Rico: Education a D-Student

  6 April 2007

Gil the Jenius compares Puerto Rico's education system with a D-grade student who “can choose to become better…the basic choice that needs to be made, is not about curriculum, or educational theory or de-unionization: It's about totally separating politics from education.”

Grenada: Drying the Cocoa

  5 April 2007

t13hman posts a great shot of the cocoa-drying process in Grenada circa 1970, accompanied by a photo stream of slides taken in Puerto Rico in the 1940s.

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