The original in Spanish can be found here. Translated by J. Palameda July 16th, 2019 Official Declaration San Juan, Puerto Rico In light of the events of this past Monday, July 15, 2019, the members of Commune Antilla declare that:… Read More ›
On February 21st, 2019, a group of students and workers released a statement declaring a new Marxist-Leninist organization in Puerto Rico called Comuna Antilla.
By Ekim Kilic Originally published in Evrensel (04/09/2018) Under US law, Puerto Rico is defined as an “unincorporated territory of the United States.” The Caribbean Island declared bankruptcy in May 2017 due to public debt. Then, in September 2017, it… Read More ›
In 1948, CPUSA National Chairman William Z. Foster visited the island of Puerto Rico. Upon his return, he made the following speech in the form of a open letter to US President Harry Truman. It was quite in line, Mr…. Read More ›
by Maritza Stanchich, Ph.D. The opening line of President Obama’s victory speech — “Tonight, more than 200 years after a former colony won the right to determine its own destiny, the task of perfecting our union moves forward” — felt ironic in… Read More ›
by Jose L Vega Santiago Puerto Rico is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the Caribbean Sea. It is a small island with a population of almost four million citizens. On July 25, 1898, during the Spanish… Read More ›
By Eric Randall Campaigning in Puerto Rico, Rick Santorum doesn’t show any signs that he wants to pander Wednesday, telling voters (erroneously) that they must declare English their only official language to achieve statehood. You’d think Santorum would want to… Read More ›
Three years ago I wrote an article arguing that the political changes sweeping across Latin America were epoch-making and probably irreversible, and that they would fundamentally alter the relationship between the region and the United States. Some of the most… Read More ›