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Raices Gala celebrates “Las Navidades” in Puerto Rico

The Annual Raíces Gala at The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture (NMPRAC) in 2020 was an extraordinary occasion from start to finish: The museum celebrated 20 years since its founding, and the Humboldt Park community celebrated 25 years since the public art project of the steel...

Cong. “CHUY” García sponsors the long-AWAITED “Community Driven Recovery for Puerto Rico Act.”

U.S. Representative for Illinois’s 4th District Jesús G. “Chuy” García will be introducing a bill “To establish the Office for the Equitable, Transparent, and Accountable Puerto Rico Reconstruction, and for other purposes” or the “‘Community Driven Recovery for Puerto Rico Act.” In 2017 Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated the island...

Conoce la historia de Lucy y Alicia, las hijas “del peón de Las Marías y la mujer de Aguadilla” de “Un boricua en la...

El poema de Juan Antonio Corretjer que musicalizó Roy Brown, cumple cuatro décadas recordándonos que para ser puertorriqueño solo hay que desearlo. Descubre sus influencias. En Chicago estaba Juan Antonio Corretjer en el 1981, invitado a un acto conmemorativo del arresto de presos políticos puertorriqueños. Cantaba el trovador Tony Ortiz décimas “de guerrilla,...

Francisca Lina confronts the threat of ICE on Paseo Boricua, “I am not a fugitive, I am an asylum seeker”

Francisca Lina has lived in the sanctuary of Adalberto Church for 38 months. This church is in the heart of the Paseo Boricua, and is regularly attended by Mexican and Puerto Rican worshipers. Yesterday, Tuesday, Oct. 27, just one week before the presidential election, an ICE agent called Pastor...




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