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PACHS takes a trip to Springfield to plan for the Future

On April 16, a classmate of mine, María Ramos and I, were hand chosen to accompany Lourdes Lugo, the Director of Dr. Pedro Albizu...

Boricuas Present at May 1st Immigration March

For the past two years, May 1st has been the day that thousands of people demand the rights of undocumented immigrants in the U.S....

In Memoriam: Juan Alberto Rivera May 8, 1951 – April 18, 2008

La Voz del Paseo Boricua and the Puerto Rican Cultural Center extend its deepest condolences to the family of Juan Alberto Rivera. Throughout his life...

Political Prisoner Marilyn Buck undergoes surgery

North American Political Prisoner Marilyn Buck has finally had the knee replacement surgery she so desperately needed for many years. The Bureau of Prisons...

Bail Denied to Avelino González Claudio

A federal judge ruled on Tuesday, April 15, that Avelino González Claudio, 65 years old, accused of having participated in a 1983 robbery of...

Community Premiere of “Crime Against Humanity”

On April, 5, 2008, the Batey Urbano and the National Boricua Human Rights Network (NBHRN) debuted their play “Crime Against Humanity” to the Humboldt...

In Memoriam: Qwusu Yaki Yakubu

Qwusu Yaki Yakubu (aka James Sayles) was an extraordinary human being. He died on March 28, 2008, at age 60 after spending almost 40...

Latest News: Eliot Monteverde Torres subpoened

On May 13, 2008, the FBI searched and served a Grand Jury subpoena on the compañero attorney and educator Elliot Monteverde Torres. The subpoena...

Over 250 delight in Mapeyé concert of Corretjer poetry

On April 4th, over 200 people crowded into Casa Puertorriqueña for the National Boricua Human Rights Network’s (NBHRN) annual fundraiser, entitled “Legacies of Corretjer:...
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Sustainability, Efficiency and Collaboration: The Puerto Rican Agenda of Chicago continues...

Members of the Puerto Rican Agenda of Chicago, (The Agenda) have returned from a four-day summit in Puerto Rico this week. The delegation included...

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A Healthy Renewal for Puerto Rico

In the wake of two hurricanes, the U.S. territory is hoping to improve its struggling health care system. By Susan Milligan Senior Writer From USNEWS.net SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – Amid...
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