Stories about Puerto Rico (U.S.) from June, 2010
Puerto Rico: Students Clean University Campus as a way of Celebrating Victory
University of Puerto Rico students’ campaign to clean up the campus and start community vegetable garden projects with the neighboring Rio Piedras kicked off earlier this week, days before they declared victory after successfully negotiating the conditions to end their two month strike.
Puerto Rico: Strike Over
“Thousands of students at the University of Puerto Rico who went on strike two months ago to oppose severe budget cuts declared a historic victory after reaching an agreement with administrators”: Repeating Islands has the details.
Puerto Rico: Decisive Moment 50 Days into the Student Strike
Students of the state-run University of Puerto Rico (UPR) have sustained a student strike that enters its 50th day today. On this decisive day, the students' National Negotiating Committee has another round of negotiations with the UPR's administration. Students have transmitted their second message to the country via the website UPR es un País [ES] in which they explain their proposals...