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On Becoming a Chicano by Richard Rodriguez


Who I am ? What have I become myself ? I speak French, English and Spanish and somehow, just like Richard, Spanish is starting to become a memory in my head. When I’m in the Parisian metro and that I … Continue reading

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A Puerto Rican Stew By Esmeralda Santiago


HERS; A Puerto Rican Stew By ESMERALDA SANTIAGO (1994) https://www.nytimes.com/1994/12/18/magazine/hers-a-puerto-rican-stew.html I’M IN MY KITCHEN, browsing through Puerto Rican cookbooks, when it hits me. These books are in English, written for people who don’t know a sofrito from a sombrero. Then … Continue reading

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Mapas de Puerto Rico


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Le Statut portoricain


Originally posted on Lectoolique:
Alegría Ortega, Idsa E. La Comisión del status de Puerto Rico. Su historia y significación. Río Piedras: Editorial Universitaria, Universidad de Puerto Rico, 1982, ix, 214 pp. Dans les études sur Porto Rico, un des sujets…

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Música para calentar el corazón


Cuando uno parte al exilio, sea la razón que fuese, uno tiende a añorar la tierra, aveces con un poco de exageración. Conforme pasa el tiempo, uno se va despreocupando de los problemas políticos y económicos de su tierra y … Continue reading

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1917-2017 : AMERICANOS PUERTORRIQUEÑOS, 100 años después de la Ley Jones de 1917


Seamos, pues americanos, ya que así lo decretan las autoridades del Norte: pero seamos americanos portorriqueños, como son los de Kentucky americanos kentuckienses; como son los de California y Hawaii, americanos californianos y hawaianos, respectivamente. Que no se olviden nuestros … Continue reading

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A thought about voting…(Democratic primary)


So, Hillary Clonton jumped out over Bernie Sanders in Puerto Rico’s Democratic primary on Sunday June 5th. Congratulations woman!! So, what if Puerto Rican residents cannont vote in the general election? What if they’re treated as second class citizens. Of … Continue reading

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