Musician and blogger from Caguas, Puerto Rico. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music from the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music and is currently working on a Master's Degree in the History of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean at the Centro de Estudios Avanzados de Puerto Rico y el Caribe. He is passionate about music, books, and the right to free speech. Ángel blogs at dialogolibre.blogspot.com.
Músico y bloguero de Caguas, Puerto Rico. Posee un Bachillerato en Música del Conservatorio de Música de Puerto Rico y actualmente completa su Maestría en Historia de Puerto Rico y el Caribe en el Centro de Estudios Avanzados de Puerto Rico y el Caribe. Le apasionan la música, los libros y el derecho a la libre expresión. Ángel bloguea en dialogolibre.blogspot.com.
Latest posts by Ángel Carrión
6 July 2016
With the federal fiscal control board imposed by the recent signing of PROMESA into law, Puerto Ricans have taken to the streets and social media to protest.
15 June 2016
Puerto Ricans mourn the loss of loved ones in one of the most popular destinations for Puerto Ricans who emigrate to the US looking for better opportunities.
7 June 2016
"So you’re in essence creating a board [...] that will be of nonresidents of the island running the financial affairs of Puerto Rico for the next five, possibly 10 years."
25 April 2016
While Puerto Rico is in the midst of a financial crisis, dramaturg Lin-Manuel Miranda's success has brought happiness and hope.
16 April 2016
After the leak of the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, shouldn't we be questioning the economic system which allows tax evasion on such a massive scale to occur?
19 January 2016
One of the main traditions associated with the Three King's Day are the 'Promesas', or the tradition of asking the Kings to intervene in a moment of need
The US attorney general's position on Puerto Rico's status has probably turned the issue into fodder for the upcoming election season.
29 November 2015
Hip hop artist René Pérez has lent his voice to numerous causes over the years, such as the release of Puerto Rican political prisoner Oscar López Rivera.
25 September 2015
Raiza Ruiz was declared dead after being in a plane crash in the Amazon. Upon being discovered alive after several days, she found herself in an unusual legal position.
19 August 2015
10 August 2015
Introduced through the exotic pet trade, green iguanas have flourished in Puerto Rico. Now, they are considered a nuisance, provoking air traffic delays, damage to infrastructure and loss of crops.
6 August 2015
17 July 2015
A short documentary by the monthly newspaper Diálogo commemorates the 40 years since the people of Culebra expelled the US Navy and 135 years since the island municipality was founded.
7 July 2015
1 June 2015
Silvia Viñas of Radio Ambulante narrates the strange case of President Correa vs. Crudo Ecuador, a Facebook page that published political memes.
20 May 2015
During the Special Period in Cuba, rock and heavy metal fans infected themselves with AIDS in order to have better living conditions, Radio Ambulante reports.
10 March 2015
9 January 2015
Puerto Rican Oscar López Rivera has been in prison for 33 years in the United States. He has been called the longest held political prisoner in the Western Hemisphere.
17 December 2014
Scientist Lior Pachter wrote a post titled "The perfect human is Puerto Rican" to underscore how absurd the obsession with genetically "improving" humans is. But some took the title literally.