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Puerto Rican Activists Host a Haunted House Featuring Horrors of Colonialism

Virginia Isaad
Puerto Ricans in Chicago experienced a true horror last night but it had nothing to do with zombies and ghosts but the real history of their island. The Chicago Boricua Resistance (CBR) and the Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center joined...
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Pedro Pierluisi Might Not be the Next Governor of Puerto Rico After All

Virginia Isaad
Former Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resigned last Friday but controversy in Puerto Rico remains after the Senate filed a lawsuit declaring the administration of new Gov. Pedro Pierluisi unconstitutional. For the first time in seven decades, an unelected governor is in...
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Meet Wanda Vázquez: 5 Facts about Puerto Rico’s New Governor

Virginia Isaad
Since Ricardo Rosselló announced his resignation as governor of Puerto Rico, the focus has been on his successor, 59-year-old Wanda Vázquez since many are now protesting against the former prosecutor. Vázquez, who’s set to take over Rosselló‘s position, has limited...
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Puerto Rico’s Governor Expected to Resign Later Today

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
After nearly two weeks of protests urging Puerto Rico’s governor to step down, Ricardo Rosselló is expected to announce his resignation later today. Protests erupted after private messages between Rosselló and members of his administration containing disparaging, misogynistic and homophobic...
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Puerto Rico’s Governor Announces He Won’t Run For Re-Election, But Still Won’t Resign

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
It’s now been more than a week of ongoing protests calling for the resignation of Puerto Rico’s governor Ricardo Rosselló. Amid protests, the governor said on Sunday that he will not run for re-election in 2020 and has stepped down...