Stories about Puerto Rico (U.S.) from May, 2011
The art blog The Fractal [es] is looking for an intern [es] to work on their project “Be Kind, Digitalize” [es].
The digital magazine 80 Grados [es] publishes a fragment of Julieta Muñoz Alvarado's most recent book [es] “Tarareando en clave el son de los 70.”
Journalist Sandra Rodríguez Cotto analyzes the recent debate [es] on the alleged donations of the largest and most influential newspaper in the Island, El Nuevo Día [es], to the politician Jorge De Castro Font, convicted of federal charges on corruption.
Historian and blogger Ivonne Acosta posts the video of a reportage on the beautiful route [es] through which a proposed gas pipeline will run through. Environmentalists and community activists are opposing the state-sponsored project.
The Technology for Transparency Network is proud to announce the release of its final report, "Global mapping of technology for transparency and accountability". The report is being published by the Transparency and Accountability Initiative (@TAInitiative) along with a over a dozen other reports on the global transparency movement.
Read the reflections, opinions, and posts on the most recent Bloggers Conference [es] in Puerto Rico.
The artist, professor and blogger Bernat Tort reviews the most recent artistic performance [es] created by the actor, dancer, and musician Eduardo Alegría, titled “Esquina Periferia.”
Students, activists, journalists and bloggers have launched the digital magazine El Punto [es] to foster a transnational conversation between Puerto Ricans living on the Island and those who belong to the diaspora in the United States.
Gil the Jenius is incredulous about the cause of his neighbourhood's most recent incident of flooding.
This year in Puerto Rico, 15 women (two more cases are under investigation) have been murdered by their partners or ex partners. In the context of a population of almost 4 million people, the Caribbean country has one of the highest rates in the world of women murdered by their partners, spouses, ex partners or ex spouses.
Law scholar and blogger Hiram Meléndez Juarbe analyzes the worrisome velocity [es] with which the Legislature, dominated by the pro-statehood party, has confirmed two additional judges to the Supreme Court.
In 80 Grados [es] César Colón Montijo honors the memory [es] of one of the greatest salsa singers of all times, Ismael Rivera, “El Sonero Mayor.”
@sire_damiano interviews musician and filmmaker Guillermo Gómez Alvarez [es] about his most recent documentary “Una identidad en absurdo” for the music blog Puerto Rico Indie [es].
Liza at Culture Kitchen examines the Geronimo mission “Situation Room photograph”, calling it “the ‘Uh-oh Moment'”.
In the digital magazine 80 Grados [es], journalists Manolo Coss [es] and Mario Roche [es] honor the life and legacy of the recently deceased artist, art critic and journalist Jose Antonio Torres Martinó.
Poet, artist and blogger Yarisa Colón Torres reflects on belonging here, there, everywhere and nowhere [es], and her life as a Puerto Rican living within the borders of Puerto Rico and New York.
Photographer and blogger Sylvia Colón comments on the recent decision [es] of the Department of Tourism of enforcing a 1994 ordinance that prohibits taking professional photos in Old San Juan.
Rima Brusi reflects [es] on the significance and importance in her life of the work of Argentinian novelist Ernest Sábato, who recently died (1911-2011): “Sábato-candle in the dark city, Sábato-window of the abandoned mansion, Sábato- shy park bench, my Sábato, thanks.”
The second edition of Festival de la Palabra [es] (The Festival of Words), a literary festival with invited writers from Latin America, the Caribbean and Spain, will be held this year from May 4-8 in Puerto Rico and from May 10-12 in New York City, uniting the longstanding bridge from...
The beautiful website Puerto Rican Posters presents a collection of 316 silk screened posters of some of the maestros and maestras of Puerto Rican art: “These images are snapshots of significant cultural, social and political events that occurred on the island from 1952 to 1985.”