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Proud of Who We Are!

Written by Scarlett Letters Our culture. Our skin colors. Our language. Our food. The music we have grown up listening to. Dancing in the living room while our mothers, aunts, and grandmother cook. The history that they carry. The knowledge they gave us to bring ourselves up. Our flag that reminds us that we are […]

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The First Latino U.S. Marine Fighter Pilot Félix Rigau Carrera

The first Latino U.S. Fighter pilot hails from Sabana Grande, Puerto Rico.  Félix Rigau Carrera, also known as “El Águila de Sabana Grande”  (The Eagle from Sabana Grande), was born August 13, 1894 to a Spanish Navy sailor from  Cataluña, Spain and a Puerto Rican homemaker. As a  child Félix showed interest in mechanics and used to make small fixed-wing aircraft replicas. Rigau Carrera Graduated […]

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What Puerto Rico Can Learn from President Obama’s Policy on Palestinian Statehood

By  Julio Ricardo Varela Ever since the Arab Spring, the world’s political status quo has been challenged, and the United States of America —still the globe’s only true superpower (maybe China will be there soon, but no now)— is still trying to figure out its role in this changing political landscape. While the Obama Administration […]

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