Daily Archives: 6 July 2013

¡Acción!


During the 1960s there was an increasing interest in creating films in Puerto Rico. Numerous films were coproduced with Mexican companies. However, most of these joint ventures were actually Mexican films with Mexican actors, Mexican directors, and Mexican cinematic formulas … Continue reading

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Mapy Cortés


Puerto Rican singer and actress Mapy Cortés was considered a success in the Mexican cinema industry during the 1940s. She returned to Puerto Rico in the 1950s to collaborate in new projects, propelling the national cinema and television. Video 1. … Continue reading

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Moscow 1980 and the Puerto Rican Olympic delegation


Sometimes, sports and politics do get tangled into complicated international situations. For example, during the cold war, United States President Jimmy Carter, with the support of the United States Olympic Committee, proposed a boycott of the Olympic Games in Moscow … Continue reading

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