puerto rico

  • Coronavirus in the Caribbean: COVID–19 Update from Puerto Rico

    April 2, 2020
    Guánica, Puerto Rico – The Caribbean archipelago, not yet fully recovered from 2017’s devastating Hurricane Maria, has been experiencing daily tremors for over 95 days on its southern shore. Now, yet another threat is making its way across the main island — the highly-infectious new…...
  • Earthquakes Rock Puerto Rico/Boriquén, The ‘World’s Oldest Colony’

    January 10, 2020
    Guánica, Puerto Rico – Federal disaster relief aid was requested by Puerto Rico and granted on January 7 in the wake of the area’s 6.4 magnitude earthquake, which had caused most of the main island to endure a power outage. Over two hundred quakes greater…...
  • Decision Rescinded, Police Back Out of Releasing Footage of Brian Quinones’ Killing

    October 25, 2019
    Minneapolis, MN – After initially agreeing to release footage of the police killing Brian Quinones, city officials in Edina and Richfield have reversed their decision and will not release the videos. This flip-flop comes after the Quinones family was allowed to view select portions of…...
  • Family to View Footage in Fatal Police Killing This Week

    October 22, 2019
    Richfield, MN – Dash camera footage of the September police killing of Brian Quinones-Rosario was viewed by Brian’s family on Wednesday, October 23. Demands for greater transparency in October City Council meetings have helped move the process forward for the family of Quinones after Brian…...
  • Puerto Rico / Borikén Solidarity Action in Minnesota

    July 22, 2019
    St. Paul, MN – On July 22, 2019 a Puerto Rico solidarity rally and march was organized to take place downtown at 3:30 p.m. in the capitol of Minnesota. Protests have been happening world-wide in solidarity with the Boricuan #RickyRenuncia movement, which saw social media…...
  • Puerto Rico Defaults, Debt Crisis Deepens – Deprogram Ep. 14

    August 7, 2015
    Puerto Rico’s debt default has become official as it’s economic death spiral we mentioned in Episode 10, has hit another milestone as the island defaults on its debt for the first time in history. On Monday, it paid all of it’s debt except that owned…...