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We are in the midst of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, and September tends to be the month with the most frequent and most destructive hurricanes. This week there have been five tropical cyclonic disturbances in the Atlantic, with hurricane Sally battering the Gulf of Mexico coast. The...
The Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Undergraduate Learning (CRiiAS) at the University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras has invited Centro researcher, Dr. Carlos Vargas-Ramos, to present and participate in its upcoming Conversaciones necesarias: Racismo, comunidad y activismo en Puerto Rico to...
Clark University and the Center for Puerto Rican Studies (Centro) received a Knowledge Challenge grant for $224,000 from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to study how local ecosystems drive entrepreneurial outcomes in Puerto Rico after recent disasters devastated the island. Professor Ramón...
The Center for Puerto Rican Studies’ (Centro) Puerto Rico Initiative began in 2015, shortly after three major credit agencies downgraded several bonds issued by Puerto Rico to “junk status,” thus ushering the Puerto Rican government-debt crisis. Centro’s main concern at that time was to brainstorm...
Between 1898 and 1901, the United States began to develop a new expansionist territorial law and policy to rule Puerto Rico and the other territories anne xed during the Spanish-American War. Sometimes described as the doctrine of territorial incorporation or the doctrine of separate and unequal,...
This special volume aims to bring together submissions at the intersection of ecological, environmental, energy, and social justice concerns in Puerto Rico and the Puerto Rican Diaspora. In Puerto Rico, environmental concerns have been a site of struggle for and often are co-constitutive of wider...
Hunter College Coronavirus update CUNY Coronavirus Update Online Resources for Children and Adolescents Building our home in uncertain times The negative psychological effects of living on isolation can be reduce by following a series of important steps... Asociación de Psicología de Puerto Rico...
Corruption continues to shape Puerto Rico’s contemporary history and is arguably a central element of today’s global capitalism. From the debt crisis and its undemocratic restructuring process; the fatal mishandling of post-Maria recovery efforts; to the chaotic management of the COVID-19 pandemic...
AVISO PARA MEDIOS DE COMUNICACION ESTOY CON PUERTO RICO ESFUERZO DE ALIVIO REINSTALADO PARA RECAUDAR FONDOS PARA FAMILIAS AFECTADAS POR LOS TERREMOTOS RECIENTES Donaciones para ir directamente a organizaciones sin fines de lucro en Puerto Rico QUIÉN: Teresa A. Santiago , Presidenta, Comité...
NATIONAL PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE LAUNCHES 2020 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Applications available now on NPRDPinc.org Deadline is February 29, 2020 Eligibility nationwide, including Puerto Rico Past recipients now eligible to re-apply December 23, 2019, New York City - The National Puerto Rican Day Parade...