Puerto Rico

Five years after Hurricane Maria: Puerto Ricans continue to struggle

A Call to Action on Puerto Rico, a U.S.-based collective with an anti-colonial, pro-independence perspective stated, “Given the damages caused…

September 19, 2022

¡Franky Velgara Valentin PRESENTE!

The following statement was issued on August 25.  ProLibertad Allies and Supporters, It is with great sadness that we, in…

September 2, 2022

From San Juan to NYC: protests against increased energy costs in Puerto Rico

On July 20 an alliance of Puerto Rican and multinational anti-imperialist organizations led by New York Boricua Resistance (NYBR) gathered…

July 25, 2022

Puerto Rican Day/ Anti-imperialists march to end U.S. crimes

An Independence for Puerto Rico contingent marched two miles up Fifth Avenue in the 2022 National Puerto Rican Day Parade…

June 20, 2022

AFL-CIO convention must unconditionally support Puerto Rico’s unions – Commentary

This article is by a guest author who is a member of the construction trades and a member of the…

June 9, 2022

SCOTUS rules to exclude Puerto Ricans from SSI

The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a federal law that denies disability benefits to U.S. citizens living in Puerto Rico.…

May 6, 2022

Remembering Lolita Lebrón

Expressing the sounds of her beloved Puerto Rico, hundreds of people singing plenas and chanting about her valiant character accompanied…

March 23, 2022

Puerto Rico: Workers, yes! Colonizers, no!

This slightly edited press release was written by Gabriela Malespin and Normahiram Pérez of New York Boricua Resistance and Call…

February 21, 2022

Puerto Rico: ¡Trabajadores, sí! ¡Colonizadores, no!

Por Gabriela Malespin y Normahiram Pérez New York Boricua Resistance y Call to Action on Puerto Rico.  Las organizaciones que…

February 21, 2022

Puerto Rico: teachers strike against austerity

Teachers in Puerto Rico began staying off the job and protesting Feb. 4, the day of this march. The Puerto…

February 16, 2022