Puerto Ricans Are Resisting Policing As A Solution To Crisis

By Anton Woronczuk, Truthout.org -

In Policing Life and Death: Race, Violence, and Resistance in Puerto Rico, author Marisol LeBrón shows how Puerto Rico’s colonial relationship with the U.S. has shaped policing in the archipelago [...]

US Senate Fails To Restore Food Assistance For Puerto Rico

By Julio Patron, Wsws.org -

Since a factional battle broke out between Democratic and Republican parties last weekend, the US Senate has failed to pass a disaster relief bill that allocates federal money to recovery [...]

Puerto Rico Faces A Flood Of Fracked Gas In Wake Of Hurricane Maria

By Dimitri Lascaris, Therealnews.com -

This is Dimitri Lascars reporting for The Real News Network. Media have descended on Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria devastated the island a year and a half ago, and many reported on its [...]

Puerto Rico’s Demand For Independence More Alive Than Ever

By Nuria Barbosa León, En.granma.cu -

Puerto Rico’s demand for independence was reaffirmed by the patriot Oscar López Rivera recently, insisting that this is the inalterable demand of the island’s people. In statements to Granma [...]

Caguas, Puerto Rico: Squatter City

By Erin Sheridan, Indypendent.org -

Against a backdrop of gentrification, austerity and hurricane wreckage, these activists aren’t just rebuilding their city, they’re reimagining it. The main thoroughfare in Caguas, Puerto Rico, a [...]

Puerto Rico Tribunal Verdict: U.S. Is Guilty Of Crimes Against Humanity

By Puerto Rico Tribunal. -

New York, NY - Internationally recognized human rights activists and social movement leaders participated in the Emergency International People’s Tribunal on U.S. Colonial Crimes in Puerto Rico. [...]

Puerto Ricans Want A Clean And Just Energy Future

By Nithin Coca, Equaltimes.org -

One year after Hurricane Maria ravaged the United States territory of Puerto Rico, leaving more than 3000 dead and, at its peak, the entire island of 3.5 million residents without electricity, [...]

How Disaster Capitalism Has Ruined Puerto Rico

By Vijay Prashad, Independentmediainstitute.org/globetrotter -

Amnesty International’s Secretary General Kumi Naidoo was recently in Puerto Rico. During his trip, Naidoo looked carefully at the aftermath of Hurricane Maria—the Category 4 hurricane in 2017 [...]

Call For The Convening Of A People’s Tribunal On US Crimes Against The People Of PR

By Staff, Puertoricotribunal.org -

Puerto Rico is mired in the most momentous crisis in its history as a United States colony. Never before have converged so many edges that to follow the course imposed by imperialism, negatively [...]

Puerto Rico Governor Calls For ‘Elimination’ Of Venezuela’s Government

By Staff, The Morning Star -

Governor of Puerto Rico Ricardo Rossello has called for the “elimination” of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and announced that a summit of opposition leaders will be held on the occupied US [...]

Puerto Rico One Year Later: We’re Fighting For Justice And Prosperity

By Amira Odeh, 350.org -

As the wind blew I could hear things falling and breaking outside. The walls of my (concrete-built) home were vibrating and water was coming in through every single window and door. At the moment [...]

Agroecology In Puerto Rico: Building Alternatives To Colonialism And Capitalism

By Staff, Resumen-english.org -

Jesef Reyes Morales: The movement is composed of different collectives that carry out regional work in the island. Collectives of agroecological agriculture, community processes, educational [...]

Puerto Rico’s Carmen Yulín Cruz Shreds Trump Over New Hurricane Death Toll Study

By Hayley Miller, Huffingtonpost.com -

The mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, tore into President Donald Trump after a study released this week estimated Hurricane Maria’s death toll was at least 70 times higher than the government’s [...]

Puerto Rico’s Uncounted Dead: Study Says Hurricane Maria Toll Far Higher Than Official Count

By Aaron Maté, Therealnews.com -

DONALD TRUMP: Every death is a horror. But if you look at a real catastrophe, like Katrina, and you look at the tremendous hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of people that died, and you look at [...]

How Climate Change Impacts Poor People

By Kate Harveston, Popular Resistance. -

“Climate change affects everybody." You'll hear this from time to time, particularly when someone is trying to advocate action on a global scale. It's a way of binding us to a collective issue — [...]