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Bleeding Borinquen: An interview with Alvin Velazquez and Armando Pintado on the Cofina Agreement

This week - Puerto Ricans face a life-and-death decision… Reporting for the first time this year from Puerto Rico, I wanted to cover the most pressing issue happening on the island right now. On the eve of a major and possibly historic decision in Bankruptcy law, it is important to understand how the COFINA Agreement… Continue reading Bleeding Borinquen: An interview with Alvin Velazquez and Armando Pintado on the Cofina Agreement

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Broken Promises and Broken Systems: Interview with Karen Rossi, documentary filmmaker from Puerto Rico

The Update It’s been a month of tough conversations with my family, protests, and press conferences. The anniversary of my stepdads death was also this month - so it's been an incredibly difficult time for me and my family. The Return to Boriken, Interrupted: I had to deliver really heartbreaking news to my family over Thanksgiving about my… Continue reading Broken Promises and Broken Systems: Interview with Karen Rossi, documentary filmmaker from Puerto Rico

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Community Health and the Young Lords: Ivelyse Andino Interview

This week – I’m excited to share a conversation about focused on what it means to engage with your community. I chat with someone from a Social Impact organization about health in communities, as well as the history and work of the Young Lords/Black Panthers in public health. Ivelyse Andino was a wonderful guest and… Continue reading Community Health and the Young Lords: Ivelyse Andino Interview

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Freedom Comes at a Cost in Puerto Rico: An interview with Jon Marcantoni on Cerro Maravilla

In Puerto Rico, Freedom has been fought for and lost. And the losses are not just in the actual battles that occurred in places like Lares and Ponce, but also in the minds of some Puerto Ricans. This week we take a close look at those who have been so colonized, that they feel statehood… Continue reading Freedom Comes at a Cost in Puerto Rico: An interview with Jon Marcantoni on Cerro Maravilla