Desperation and an utter sense of Impotence. Those are the common denominators for state-based Puerto Ricans (the Diaspora) after Hurricane… Read more For the Diaspora, Desperation and an Utter Sense of Impotence After Hurricane María Ravages Puerto Rico
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The Centro eJournal is a new initiative from the Center for Puerto Rican Studies (Hunter College,…
“Despacito” recently became the most-streamed song of all times- just a few months after being released! I guess you can’t… Read more Breaking News: “Despacito” is about sex, dirty, dirty sex!
[Full disclosure. I was a research associate at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies (2012-2016) and I have a forthcoming… Read more Gutting the Funding of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies is Unwarranted and Indefensible
On Wednesday night, March 22, at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, the Puerto Rican national baseball team faced team USA… Read more Baseball, Colonial Ironies, and the Boricuas’ National Self-Esteem
[Spoilers- don’t read if you plan to watch and don’t want spoilers] What did I expect? A love story? A… Read more Ana to the Rescue in Fifty Shades of Cinderella.
In the spring of 1953, most of the soldiers had their sentences remitted and were returned to duty. But there… Read more Pride and Courage Epilogue. The Way Home