Monthly Archives: March 2013

Puerto Rico and the United Nations


According to the United Nations, as of October 2009 there were 16 non-self-governing entities in the world: American Samoa, Anguilla, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands / Malvinas, Gibraltar, Guam, Montserrat New Caledonia, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, Tokelau,Turks and … Continue reading

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Farm Labor, the Newcomers


In the post-World War II era, the peak period of Puerto Rican migration, many men and women – displaced from rural economies – went to continental US in search for work. Many of them did it via a seasonal agricultural labor … Continue reading

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Pau, Pablo, Paul…


Pau Casals (1876-1973) S’il est bien un nom à retenir au sein du petit monde de la musique classique portoricaine, c’est bien celui-ci. Né en Catalogne de mère portoricaine, sa carrière brillante et le fruit d’une rencontre imprévue avec la … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Ilustrado, Artwork


For many years Puerto Rico Ilustrado was one of the island’s most important magazines. It was weekly published from March 6th 1910 through December 27th 1952, a length of time during which it amassed a collection of 2227 issues. At the French … Continue reading

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