The United States can no longer claim to be a democracy and deny the right to full representation and self-government to those it has the nerve to call its “citizens.” And it can no longer keep Puerto Rico as a colony without making an enemy of every freedom-loving human being on the earth.
The United States isn’t going to make Puerto Rico a state, equal with the other 50, for the same reason that El Morro was used as a golf course—because the Americans don’t care about Puerto Rico, its history, or the people who live there—they only want to use the islands for a good time.
It’s a mistake for Latinos to think they can go to Italy and get by on Spanish alone. I learned that more or less the hard way when I toured the country in June.
The story about my two abortions and the vasectomy I had back in February.
Ghost stories were my first love, but these days I mostly entertain myself with crime documentaries, and so it was only natural that the six-part audio series ‘The Fifth World,’ produced by Chicago Latino theater company Teatro Vista, hooked me from the first episode.
We won’t have any real choice on Election Day until we replace our current voting system with a more modern, representative one.
Hector chats with Carlos Eduardo Espina, an immigrant rights advocate and community organizer with over 2.4 million followers on TikTok, where he answers questions and gives advice concerning the U.S. immigration system.
Host Hector Luis Alamo chats with Susanne Ramirez de Arellano, an esteemed journalist and writer with decades of experience.