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Puerto Rico rocked by major earthquakes | Bronx Free Press

A series of strong earthquakes – and aftershocks – shook Puerto Rico this week, killing one person and leaving much of the island without power or water. The largest of these is a 6.4 magnitude earthquake that struck about…

La Borinquena

Shop Right | Bronx Free Press

By Gregg McQueen La Borinqueña, the young female Puerto Rican heroine, has been the star of a series of graphic novels since 2016. Now her fans can purchase an array of new merchandise inspired by the character, with proceeds…

Perreo in the Park | Bronx Free Press

Photos by Adeet Deshmukhm The brought turntables to the tumult. As Ricardo Rosselló stepped down as Governor of Puerto Rico, activists celebrated with a public perreo event at City Hall Park on August 2nd. Perreo is an energetic dance…

La Borinquena

The Revolution of the Invisible People | Manhattan Times

By Rev. Dr. Damaris D. Whittaker What is happening in Puerto Rico right now deserves everyone’s attention. This moment is an important one—for Puerto Ricans, for the Latinx diaspora and all people of color in the United States and…

Long live the shrew. | Manhattan Times

By Debralee Santos The conversation these days requires bottom-line denigration, to rise above the churn and swill. Ricardo Rosselló is the first governor to step down since Puerto Ricans began electing their chief executives in 1947. As revealed by…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #RickyRenuncio

yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeees. Gracias a la gente de 🇵🇷. Historia. https://t.co/WwBOCIP5mr — Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) July 25, 2019 We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or…

#TheGramUptown: The People Have Spoken

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The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #RickyVeteYa🇵🇷

This is not a moment, it’s a movement. Never seen coraje (anger) turn so quickly into coraje (courage).Can’t get to 🇵🇷 in time. But I’ll be at the protests in Union Square today at 5pm.In solidarity with 🇵🇷 en…