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· November, 2010

Stories about Puerto Rico (U.S.) from November, 2010

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Puerto Rico: Bloggers Criticize Censorship Call of Calle 13 Song

  26 November 2010

The president of the Puerto Rico Telecommunications Regulatory Board described Calle 13's latest song as "obscene" and "lewd" and has invited the general public to send their complaints so she can forward them to the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The Puerto Rican blogosphere reacts.

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Puerto Rico: Prensa Comunitaria, A Project of Media Activism

  15 November 2010

Prensa Comunitaria was founded in 2004 with the objective to empower the Puerto Rican communities through the creation of media. The board president, Samuel Rosario, talked with Global Voices about the birth of the project, its work in the communities, the importance of citizen journalism, and the relationships with traditional media.

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Puerto Rico: Indie Rockers Inspired by Internet Culture

  15 November 2010

Since entering Puerto Rico's buoyant independent music scene in late 2008, Los Niños Estelares have been known for their unique brand of socially-conscious, self-referential folk-pop sing-a-longs both online and off. They share their thoughts with Global Voices about Puerto Rico's online community and the local "memes" created through social services and the blogosphere.

Puerto Rico: Feminist Activist and Lawyer Awarded in US

  13 November 2010

Verónica RT celebrates the award [es] that Puerto Rican feminist activist and lawyer Josefina Pantoja just received  from the National Legal Aid and Defender Association in the US for a life dedicated to defending the poor.

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Puerto Rico: Government Solidifies Grip on The Supreme Court

  11 November 2010

For the first time in history, the pro-statehood National Progressive Party of Puerto Rico (NPP) has a majority of judges in the country's Supreme Court. The court, in a partisan 4-3 vote asked last week to increase the number of sitting judges to nine which could give the NPP a solid 6-3 majority in the court for years to come. The blogosphere and online media react.

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