New York Times Agrees: No More Jones Act in Puerto Rico!

  For over a year – in this web site, in Latino Rebels, on ABC TV, C-SPAN, Al Jazeera TV, New York 1, and NPR Radio – I have been arguing for terminating the Jones Act (aka the… Read More

Puerto Rico versus the entire U.S. capitalist system

  The problem with Puerto Rico is not its debt. The problem is not the vulture funds, all demanding immediate payment. The problem is that Puerto Rico, a tiny island in the Caribbean Sea, is staring into the… Read More

New York Times calls for ending the Jones Act in Puerto Rico

  The New York Times has agreed that the Jones Act must be removed in Puerto Rico. The Times editorial board stated that: “Lawmakers should allow non-American ships to carry goods between the island and the mainland, which… Read More

Daily News opinion: “No” to a Financial Control Board in Puerto Rico

  The US Congress is currently deciding the economic fate of Puerto Rico. It is holding hearings on how to impose a Financial Control Board, that will rule over the entire island. This Board will be a collection… Read More

From Invisible Man to Invisible Island

  In 1953, Ralph Ellison won the National Book Award for his first novel Invisible Man. It started like this: “I am an invisible man. I am a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fiber and liquids… Read More