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Femicide in Puerto Rico: A History of Violence and Resistance

Raquel Reichard
HipLatina partnered with National Geographic in advance of its new show Trafficked featuring the trailblazing female journalist Mariana van Zeller who goes inside the world’s deadliest black markets. In this series on HipLatina, we take a deep dive into femicide and the...
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AOC Reminds Kimberly Guilfoyle Puerto Ricans are US Citizens

Virginia Isaad
Kimberly Guilfoyle’s Republican National Convention six-minute speech has been deconstructed, criticized, and turned into countless memes as the #Guilfoylechallenge and now AOC is joining the discussion with straight facts. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a Puerto Rican Democratic Socialist, is correcting Guilfoyle...
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J.Lo & Shakira Made History With a Halftime Show About Latinx Pride & Resistance

Araceli Cruz
As promised, Shakira and Jennifer Lopez brought their A-game during last night’s Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show. These phenomenal Latinas knocked down the legacy of the Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show with a historical performance that included all-Latinx artists. In...
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Happy Birthday Daddy Yankee: 30 Billboard Top 10 Hits by The Big Boss

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
Daddy Yankee is arguably the king of reggaetón. The Puerto Rican native, born Ramon Luis Ayala Rodriguez, has played a significant role in the rise of reggaetón going mainstream. The genre is now dominating Latin music airways and sweeping award...
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Ricky Martin Is Heading to Puerto Rico to Join Local Earthquake Relief Efforts

Johanna Ferreira
Puerto Rico has been through a lot. The island experienced damages from a 6.4 magnitude earthquake earlier this month that resulted in serious damages. This came only two years following Hurricane Maria, which resulted in a death toll of over...