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Why Every American Should Care About Puerto Rico's Austerity Crisis

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas and Adriana Usero | Posted 05.20.2015 | Latino Voices

Throngs of students hit the streets of San Juan, Puerto Rico, last week to protest Gov. Alejandro García Padilla's proposal to cut some $166 million ...

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...

Scam Claims University Of Puerto Rico Finance Chief

EFE | Posted 04.03.2013 | Latino Voices

The head of finances at the University of Puerto Rico resigned after a scammer bilked the institution out of $150,000, UPR President Miguel Muñoz sai...

PHOTOS: Top 25 Colleges For Latinos

Posted 08.03.2012 | Latino Voices

It is not a secret that not only has the U.S. slipped in college graduation rates, but that the country is also facing a specific shortage in graduate...

Repress U, Class of 2012: 7 Steps to a Homeland Security Campus

Michael Gould-Wartofsky | Posted 05.23.2012 | College
Michael Gould-Wartofsky

Since 9/11, the homeland security state has come to campus just as it has come to America's towns and cities, its places of work and its houses of worship, its public space and its cyberspace.

Wisconsin and Puerto Rico: Disturbing Convergences

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

News of gutting collective bargaining rights through parliamentary maneuvers by Republican state senators in Wisconsin has been greeted with a sense of dé-jà vu in Puerto Rico.

On the Puerto Rican People: 'You Will Not Silence Them and You Will Not Silence Me'

Rep. Luis Gutierrez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Luis Gutierrez

This week the Puerto Rico legislature debated a resolution of censure condemning me for speaking out against their abuses. By questioning my right to speak out on behalf of free speech, they have made my point crystal clear.

Is Puerto Rico the Next Egypt? (PHOTOS)

Limari Colon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Limari Colon

2011-02-14-puertoricouniversity.jpg Ever since the police took over the University of Puerto Rico, students claim it has turned into a military camp.

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 Student Protests Shut Down University | OMAYA SOSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

SAN JUAN, P.R. -- The seven entry gates on the largest campus of the University of Puerto Rico system remained chained shut on Thursday. Beyond improv...