Posts Tagged: puerto rico

Puerto Rico needs real debt relief – and independence

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The debt crisis and Puerto Rico's colonial status cannot be separated.

U.S. Federal Court sides with Walmart against Puerto Rico tax

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Since Walmart came to the island in 1992 it has become the largest corporation and largest entity of minimum wage work that is not a government job.

Maduro calls for prisoner swap: Free Oscar Lopez Rivera!

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This week Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro sent an offer to swap far-right opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez in exchange for Puerto Rican political ...

Reader’s thoughts on Champion boxers…Puerto Rican political prisoner

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"...support at the Puerto Rican Day parade was massive..."

Champion boxers call for release of Puerto Rican political prisoner

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Boxing champions Miguel Cotto and Jose Pedraza call for release of Puerto Rican political prisoner, Oscar López Rivera.

Why no sanctions on the United States?

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Why are there no sanctions against the U.S.? Why are no U.S. leaders—past or present—currently occupying prison cells or awaiting trial?

ALBA resolution supports Puerto Rican independence

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The leaders of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America passed a resolution supporting the Puerto Rican people’s right to self-determi...

Lolita Lebron: ‘I am a Revolutionary’

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Lolita Lebron, Puerto Rican nationalist leader and revered icon of independence, died on August 1 at age 90. She suffered from a cardiopulmonary condi...

Police brutally attack demonstration in Puerto Rico

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On June 30, riot police in Puerto Rico attacked scores of protesters who were bringing a message to the Puerto Rican legislature as it deliberated on ...

After 60-day strike, victory to the Puerto Rican students!

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The long tradition of struggle in Puerto Rico was further enriched this year with a successful student strike across the island's public university ...