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Ciudadanos de Segunda Clase/ Second Class Citizens

February 2022 letter to El Nuevo Dia English Translation Second class citizens:I’ve lived in Puerto Rico for 38 years and although I have no Puerto Rican blood, I have “borinquen”…

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“It’s not mourning, it’s resistance.” Thoughts on “La Brega”, WNYC Podcast (photo from repeatingislands.com)

I’ve often been asked if I want statehood for Puerto Rico and I say, “No…...not really”. I’m not very vehement in my answer, so then I’m asked if I want…

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It’s too hot, too sandy, too windy……..no, it’s perfect

By now I thought I would’ve cleaned the closet, fixed picture albums, organized plastic bins and thrown away old bank statements and although I’ve done bits and pieces, I really…

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Politics while sweeping….or is Wanda Vázquez Garced in a fog?

First of all, I am an uneducated voter. I follow issues but the who’s who in Puerto Rico politics is very confusing. The ballots have more people than items on…

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