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A Charlottesville Attacker Says He “Isn’t Racist Because He’s Puerto Rican”

Alex Michael Ramos, who allegedly participated in the beating of Deandre Harris in Charlottesville, says he isn't racist because he's Puerto Rican, and also defended neo-Nazis.

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“Despacito” Boosts Puerto Rico’s Economy?

"This is how we do it down in Puerto Rico…"

Events

#CosaNuestra’s ‘Atardecer En El Campo’ Brings Puerto Rican Flavor To NYC

The cultural event used authentic Puerto Rican culture and flavor to combat the anti-immigrant rhetoric of the current administration.

National

500,000 Puerto Ricans Vote For Their Country To Become America’s 51st State

A majority of the citizens who voted Sunday on Puerto Rico's statehood, voted in favor of the island becoming an official U.S. state.

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Puerto Rico’s Economic Crisis Forces School Closings On The Island

To help alieviate Puerto Rico's financial crisis, the government is shutting down some of their schools.

Viva

Residente Weighs In On Puerto Rico’s Independence With Trevor Noah

The Grammy Award-winning MC shares his vision for his native home.

Viva

Take A First Listen To ÌFÉ’s Debut Album ‘IIII+IIII’

The Puerto Rican-based group succeeds in fusing the likes of hip-hop, dancehall and soul with Yoruba spirituals in tribute to black ancestry.

Viva

Afro-Boricuas Take Center Stage In This Vibrant Photography Series

"[Every] Puerto Rican I saw in movies and pop culture looked very much like J. Lo ― culturally homogeneous."
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