Message to Pres. Obama: we are all watching your treatment of Oscar Lopez Rivera

  Last week, Pres. Obama commuted 98 prison sentences in one day. Obama has now shortened the sentences of 872 federal inmates: more than any other president since Woodrow Wilson, and more than the last 11 presidents all… Read More

Man arrested for raising a Puerto Rican flag, in Puerto Rico, in front of 20,000 people

  A man was arrested this Saturday, October 1, for raising a Puerto Rican flag during a music concert in San Juan, PR. The arrest was made in front of the mayor of San Juan and 20,000 people,… Read More

When history comes alive: the many faces of Guerra Contra Todos Los Puertorriqueños

  In Ponce, under the guidance of Prof. Elia M. Vega, the students of Universidad Interamericana have discovered the book War Against All Puerto Ricans: both in English and Spanish. The following photos are a montage of the… Read More

José Trías Monge, the author of Puerto Rico’s Commonwealth status, denounces it as “the oldest colony in the world.”

  José Trías Monge was the Secretary of Justice (aka the Attorney General) of Puerto Rico. He later became a senator, then the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico. Monge was the chief architect, writer,… Read More

Historic Photo of the Day: Two Borinqueneers in Korea

  The 65th Infantry Regiment was composed entirely of Army soldiers from the island of Puerto Rico. For this reason they called themselves the Borinqueneers. They served in both World Wars, the Korean War, and the war on… Read More