La Borinqueña

   Puerto Rico has a new superhero. Her name is La Borinqueña. The brainchild of Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez, and personified by attorney/activist Stephanie Martin Llanes, La Borinqueña is a new comic book series that will launch in December 2016…. Read More

Historic Photo of the Day: Piñero appointed as Governor of Puerto Rico

  Jesus T. Piñero was born into a wealthy family in Carolina, PR that owned large sugarcane plantations. Between 1934 and 1937, he was the president of the Association of the Sugar Cane Industry.  On September 2, 1946,… Read More

Historic Photo of the Day: Puerto Ricans arrested as “Communists” and “suspected Nationalists”

  Immediately after the Nationalist Revolution of October 1950, Gov. Luis Muñoz Marín ordered the mass arrest of anyone in the Nationalist Party. He also ordered the arrest of anyone affiliated with, or “suspected” of being, a Nationalist…. Read More