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Mapa topográfico de Puerto Rico, NY 1886


He aquí un magnífico mapa de los municipios de Puerto Rico hecho en Nueva York en 1886, dos años antes de la guerra Hispano-Americana.

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Henna y la bandera puertorriqueña


Carta del Dr. Henna a Betances, New York, 28 de febrero de 1896. J.J. Henna, M.D. 8 West 40th St. New York El objeto fue demostrar más sentimiento fraternal hacia Cuba, y sacar más partido. La de Lares nadie aceptó, … Continue reading

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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 in 2009. It was one of those rare occasions in which you actually meet a Puerto Rican outside the U.S. A couple of … 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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I was born in Puerto Rico


I was born in Puerto Rico by Paul Simon. I don’t know too much about this song, but apparently it’s part of a musical play written by himself named The Capeman. The Capeman is a true story about a man … Continue reading

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