Category Archives: PUERTO RICO

Puerto Rico Alert to Passing of Tropical Storm Emily

San Juan, Aug 2 (Prensa Latina) Governor Luis Fortuño announced Monday night the shutdown of all state offices except for those essential in case of emergency, as Tropical Storm Emily passes near Puerto Rico.

Emily, located about 250 miles south of this Caribbean island, also led the government to decree a price freeze for basic products, including gasoline. Continue reading

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Puerto Ricans Denounce US Colonialism

By Deisy Francis Mexidor

Havana,  (Prensa Latina) The US Government is the main responsible for colonial rule for 113 years in Puerto Rico, said head of the Puerto Rican Mission in Cuba, Edwin Gonzalez. Continue reading

Independence Activist: Puerto Rican Leaders Arrest is Vendetta

San Juan, May 12 (Prensa Latina) The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is trying to criminalize the struggle for the independence of Puerto Rico through President Barack Obamaâ�Ös antiterrorism rhetoric against terrorism.

The arrest of the historical leader of the underground organization Boricua Popular Army (EPB-Macheteros), Norberto Gonzalez Claudio, is part if an FBI vendetta, said Juan Dalmau, general secretary of the Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP). Continue reading

FBI Arrests Puerto Rican Independence Activist, Raids Homes

San Juan, May 11 (Prensa Latin) The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has unleashed a “wave of raids” in the Puerto Rican town of Cayey, where they arrested Norberto Gonzalez Claudio, a leader of the underground independence movement Boricua Popular Army (EPB-Macheteros). Continue reading

University of Puerto Rico – Autonomy massacred

Leandro Maceo Leyva

The University of Puerto Rico’s Río Piedras campus has been occupied by police and is under curfew. The first semester ended marked by fresh strikes and student demonstrations against the increase in tuition fees, and the beginning of the second semester indicates that this situation is not going to change. Continue reading