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Puerto Rico Student Strike

Adriana Usero

Puerto Rico's Massive Anti-Austerity Protests Ignored By U.S. Mainland Media | Adriana Usero | Posted 05.18.2015 | Latino Voices

Students in Puerto Rico launched mass protests this week against the governor's attempt to slash some $166 million from the University of Puerto Rico...

Violence Against Student Strike in Puerto Rico Escalates With Police Brutality and Rubber Bullets

Maritza Stanchich, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Maritza Stanchich, Ph.D.

More than 150 students practicing civil disobedience have been arrested in Puerto Rico and riot police on Thursday escalated violent repression of a university strike with brutal arrests and rubber bullets.

A Welcome Change of Approach to University Strikes

Dr. Brad R. Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Dr. Brad R. Weiner

2010-12-22-strikesmall.jpgLast week, in an effort to create terror, hooded students threw smoke bombs into classrooms filled with students. This violence is routine during strikes at the University of Puerto Rico.

Puerto Rico Students To Vote On Ending Strike

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Negotiators have reached an agreement to end a strike that has paralyzed the University of Puerto Rico for nearly two mo...