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Pterocast Episodio #10. Pedro Cabiya: «la sensibilidad de un chamaco de los ochenta»

El escritor puertorriqueño Pedro Cabiya visitó los estudios de Pterodáctilo y conversó con nuestro equipo sobre su proceso creativo, su película Reinbou (Cacique Films, 2017), su novela del mismo nombre y otros de sus trabajos de ficción, «Tercer Mundo», «Trance» y «Malas Hierbas». Nos contó, también, qué temas lo motivan

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Review: Puerto Rico Strong

It is a scary time to receive a package in Austin, especially when you don’t remember ordering anything. I had pre-ordered the comics anthology Puerto Rico Strong months ago and when I received it today it took me a few seconds to register what it was. I had bought it immediately

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Recipe for Rice and Beans in Post-Maria Puerto Rico

Today, cooking a simple dish of rice and beans is not as easy as it used to be: buying the rice and finding clean water to cook it in, and preparing the sofrito have become a challenge for many on the island. With much of the island without clean water

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Puerto Rico’s Disaster is not just 45

As others have poignantly and empathically pointed out, a lot has been said and written about Puerto Rico’s current situation. To be honest, it’s felt like a barrage at times, because this is not what we are used to. The reaction among all of the Puerto Ricans outside that I’ve

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Two Poems while we Heal (dos poemas latinoamericanos)

Major Hurricanes, two earthquakes… As we stay together and in solidarity with our fellow colleagues and friends from Mexico, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean, swamped and thorn, two poems from José Emilio Pacheco (México) and Virgilio Piñera (Cuba) came to mind. In 1966, Pacheco wrote «El reposo del fuego» for

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Native Roots: An Interview with Desirae Harp and Diego Romero

The first Native Roots Open Mic Series at Resistencia Bookstore on March 13th, will welcome various styles of performance to provide a showcase for up-and-coming Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists. The event is organized by first-year Linguistic Anthropology graduate student Qui’chi Patlan. By fostering connections between Indigenous/Native communities and cultures across

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