The Prisoners of La Princesa

  After the revolution of 1950, the prisons of Puerto Rico were stuffed with “suspected Nationalists.” In San Juan, La Princesa became so crowded that prisoners had to sleep on the floors, in hallways and bathrooms. The calabozos… Read More

Historic Photo of the Day: Don Pedro Albizu Campos

  Today, September 12, is the birthday of Pedro Albizu Campos. He dedicated his entire life, and he died for, the independence of Puerto Rico. He died on April 21, 1965. The whole island was saddened and stunned…. Read More

Nuyorican Poets Cafe honors Don Pedro Albizu Campos

Today, Sept. 12, is the birthday of Pedro Albizu Campos. It is time to honor El Maestro. Tonight the Puerto Rican community will gather at the Nuyorican Poets Café, to remember and give honor to Don Pedro. From… Read More

Historic Photo of the Day: Murio el Maestro

  The birthday of Pedro Albizu Campos was Saturday, September 12, 1891.  When he passed away, all of Latin America knew within minutes. Telegrams and cables poured in from all over the world. The Venezuelan parliament observed five… Read More