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Alfredo Richner

Puerto Rican blogger, entrepreneur, and designer. Co-Founder of EyeTour.com, an award-winning online video guide to Puerto Rico's greatest attractions; Editor of PuertoRicoIndie.com, a blog championing independent thought, artistic integrity, and creative vision; iPhone app developer; member of #EnProfundo podcast.

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Latest posts by Alfredo Richner

1 July 2013

Puerto Rican Tech Startup ‘Blimp’ is Changing the Project Management Game

Blimp, a new and surprising contender in the highly contested software niche of project management, is winning over a loyal group of supporters with its openess and accessibility towards its...

16 June 2013

A Puerto Rican Musician Follows His Muse to Instagram

Fernando Samalot is, among other things, a gifted musician from Puerto Rico's independent music scene, known for his participation in the experimental group tachdé. Through his Instagram profile, Fernando began...

28 October 2012

Puerto Rico: Another Way to Look Up

Puerto Rican street artist and photographer Enrique Arce, known as Aslan, has been posting photographs of airplanes on his Instagram account for over six months now as part of his...

21 August 2012

Puerto Rico: In Conversation with Calle 13′s “Residente” René Pérez

It's hard to imagine anyone betting on Calle 13‘s success back in 2005, as the popular Puerto Rican group prepared to release their eponymous debut. Back then, reggaeton was still...

3 August 2012

Puerto Rico: Blogger's Book Doesn't Shy Away From a Good Brawl

"Reyerta TV" (Brawl TV) is a short story collection written by Puerto Rican writer and blogger Juanluis Ramos. It is a wonderful collection of grainy, technicolored, pop-culture inspired windows into...

25 July 2012

Puerto Rico: It's a Bird… It's a Plane… It's Aslan!

Aslan is one of Puerto Rico's most innovative street artists. Using an iPhone and the photo application Instagram, his series of airplane photographs, #parriba (upwards), is perhaps his most ambitious...

18 June 2012

Puerto Rico: Concerns About Wind Energy Proposal

“Don Quijote felt he needed to defend himself from giants. I need to protect my family from these giants that are being installed in a densely populated area. Not only...

25 April 2012

Puerto Rico: Student Detained After Performance Deemed “Indecent”

Charlene Jane González de Jesús, a student at the University of Puerto Rico, was detained by state police last Thursday, April 19 at the institution's Río Piedras campus after taking...

8 December 2011

Puerto Rico: Journalist Adds Volume to His Voice on Twitter

One of Puerto Rico's most well-known journalist, Rafael Lenín López, has made his career on local television and radio news programming. Rafael has also become an important voice on the...

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