A Glimpse into 20th Century “Modas” in Puerto Rico

La Correspondencia (1890-1943), was founded by Ramón B. López and it quickly gained popularity among the people on the island as it is considered to be the first daily newspaper that was most accessible to the public. It circulated throughout Puerto Rico, with approximately 5,000 copies printed per day. Eventually, it would gain the nicknameContinue reading A Glimpse into 20th Century “Modas” in Puerto Rico

The Case of Isabel Gonzalez

The political status of Puerto Ricans has been questioned ever since the island was annexed by the United States in the late nineteenth century as a result of the Spanish-American War. Questions regarding the United States citizenship of Puerto Ricans were definitely brought forth during the Supreme Court case Gonzales v. Williams (1904). The caseContinue reading The Case of Isabel Gonzalez

Revisiting Past Hurricanes in Puerto Rico

In the midst of hurricane season, one can easily become overwhelmed with worry and anxiety thinking about the catastrophic effects of tropical storms. Media and news outlets during these times try to keep the public on alert and express what kind of preventative measures people should take in order to avoid any major harms orContinue reading Revisiting Past Hurricanes in Puerto Rico