Stories about Puerto Rico (U.S.)
5 June 2014
Maite Oronoz Rodríguez has become the first openly lesbian woman to be nominated for the position of justice on the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico. .
20 May 2014
5 May 2014
20 April 2014
11 April 2014
Despite being considered one of “the fathers of the homeland,” Puerto Rican official history barely mentions him, and many people on the island perhaps only know his name.
7 April 2014
7 March 2014
A new documentary, "Toñita’s," exposes the crossroads at which the Caribbean community, and the Puerto Rican community in particular, finds itself, in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn in New York...
3 March 2014
"In everyday life, we often don't let ourselves walk, contemplate, and much less listen," says the artist Carola Cintrón Moscoso.
24 February 2014
19 February 2014
7 February 2014
23 January 2014
Angel Carrión features some of the online spaces Puerto Rican women have created to express ideas, creativity, exchange information, or provide resources that further education on women's issues and equality.
22 January 2014
The festival has lost much of its religious character, and has transformed more into a city festivity that attracts more than 300,000 people annually.
6 January 2014
Alfredo Richner, editor of the online magazine Puerto Rico Indie, gives us his picks of the best of the Puerto Rican indie music scene in 2013.
9 December 2013
Oscar López Rivera has been imprisoned in the United States for 32 years. In this letter to his his granddaughter Karina he remembers the sea.
7 December 2013
Thousands gathered this past November to demand the release of unjustly held political prisoner, Oscar López Rivera. Ángel Carrión shares some thoughts from that day.
28 November 2013
18 November 2013
A team of five Global Voices authors from Latin America and the Caribbean will contribute weekly articles for a series about women, gender, and LGBT issues.
5 November 2013
Following UN Women's lead, Global Voices conducted its own experiments with Google's Autocomplete feature. The investigation revealed popular attitudes about women’s roles, sexuality, appearance and relationships with men.