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· December, 2011

Stories about Puerto Rico (U.S.) from December, 2011

Puerto Rico: Investigating Monsanto

  28 December 2011

The Center of Investigative Journalism published a three-part series on the little known operation in Puerto Rico of the multinational biotechnology corporation Monsanto, the principle producer of genetically engineered seeds.

Puerto Rico: The Local Music Scene Live

  28 December 2011

The music blog Puerto Rico Indie has launched “Archipiélago,” a series of videos of live sessions of some of the “best artists in the local music scene” in Puerto Rico. “Archipiélago 101″ features the band Campo-Formio.

Puerto Rico: Why Don't You Go Back?

  19 December 2011

In the digital magazine El Punto Es [es], author Nuria Net has convened exiled Puerto Ricans [es] to answer the following question: Why don't you go back to Puerto Rico? The question has already generated some interesting responses.

Puerto Rico: Henry Cole on the Drums

  19 December 2011

Puerto Rico Indie [es] interviews Puerto Rican drummer Henry Cole on occasion of his first solo album “Roots Before Branches” and his presentations at La Respuesta, Santurce, next December 22 and 23.

Puerto Rico: #EnProfundo 51

  18 December 2011

The team behind the podcast #EnProfundo came back unexpectedly for a 51st edition [es], where they discuss, among other things, the bizarre official holiday card of the Mayor of San Juan, Jorge Santini.

Puerto Rico: The Success of TEDx San Juan

  12 December 2011

Gil the Jenius had his reservations about TEDx San Juan, but is pleased to report that it was “a rousing success.” Dondequiera adds that it was a day “of wonderful stories, passionately told.”

Puerto Rico: Mayor Makes Wild Holiday Decision

  10 December 2011

The official holiday card of San Juan's Mayor, Jorge Santini, and his family has been widely commented on social media networks. In the portrait, Santini and his family pose behind a violent wildlife scene, where a feline is mauling an antelope. Parodies of the image have sprung up [es] all over...

Puerto Rico: TEDx Tomorrow

  8 December 2011

“Tomorrow is a big day for Puerto Rico”: Dondequiera blogs about the much-anticipated TEDx San Juan, adding: “2011 has really been a breakthrough year for the Internet in Puerto Rico. TEDx San Juan, Wordcamp, Social Media Club, and Startup Weekend were all great steps forward.”

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Puerto Rico: Journalist Adds Volume to His Voice on Twitter

  8 December 2011

One of Puerto Rico's most well-known journalist, Rafael Lenín López, has made his career on local television and radio news programming. Rafael has also become an important voice on the Internet using social media in innovative ways to communicate with his audience and amplify his journalistic coverage.

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