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Luis Trelles

Writer, cultural journalists and documentary filmmaker, Luis Trelles lives and works in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Boycott of Puerto Rico's Popular TV Show “La Comay”

  12 December 2012

The gruesome death of a publicist in a remote sector outside the island’s metropolitan area last month has led to an ongoing saga in which the Puerto Rican public has turned from alarm to shock, anger, and finally to the internet in a bout of activism that now threatens to overthrow one of the top rated TV programs on the island after its host hinted that the victim "got what he was looking for."

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“The Needle” Threads Another Story of Puerto Rican Trans Community

  19 November 2012

The sidewalks on the main avenues of San Juan’s donwtown sector of Santurce feature members from Puerto Rico’s trans community working the street corners. “The Needle”, a new documentary directed by local filmmaker Carmen Oquendo-Villar, focuses on the underground beauty business on which these street workers rely.

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