Monthly Archives: February 2013

Cuidado con Rita


Cuidado con Rita (Don’t mess with Rita) Energetic Puerto Rican singer, dancer and actress Rita Moreno (West Side Story)sings Fever, accompanied by Floyd and Animal. Animal gets hilariously out-of-control playing the drums wildly while Rita sings Fever. Rita has some harsh words … Continue reading

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A Puerto Rican in Paris


Note: If you have not yet read Part II, you can find it here: A Puerto Rican in Paris (2nd Part). I met Professor Ramón Grosfoguel, one of the leading decolonial thinkers, while studying my master’s at the Sorbonne University … Continue reading

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It ain’t me


The primary legal divisions of Puerto Rico are termed “Municipios“, which may be the equivalent of a county in the United States.  There are 78 municipios in total and they are divided in turn into barrios. If you have ever been to Mexico, … Continue reading

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The fabulous life of Luis Sati Jr.


Phatterism, a made up word by Puerto Rican designer Luis Santi Jr., it’s one of the neatest ways I’ve seen to share a blog and also, probably the most personalized one. Upon visiting http://www.phatterism.com, Luis will greet you with ample … Continue reading

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