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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...

Clemente High School Hosts First Community and Culture Series: ”Clemente Culture 101”

by F. Sergio Mojica As a legacy school, we know our role in this community is vital. We recognize that many of our staff were born and raised in different areas and in different cultures, thus they may be a little disconnected from the culture of the community that informs...




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