Disaster Colonialism in Puerto Rico
More than seven months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Ricans are still reeling — not only from the power outages and water shortages caused by the storm but also from the ruthless austerity measures imposed the U.S. Government. However, the people of the island are beginning to organize, fight back and determine their vision for a new Puerto Rico.
Héctor ReyesApril 21, 2018
Storms, Colonial Chains, and US Cruelty
The condition of the infrastructure on the island is the product not only of the economic crisis that Puerto Rico has been trapped in for more than a decade, but even more so of the criminal conduct of the US.
Héctor ReyesOctober 4, 2017
A New Dangerous Stage of the Colonial Plunder of Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico is facing its most severe crisis since it was militarily captured and turned into a colony by the U.S. in 1898. The Island has been in economic recession for more than a decade, compelling more than half a million people to emigrate. The colonial project upheld by the U.S. since the 1950s has exhausted over the past 30 years of neoliberal ravages.
Héctor ReyesMay 25, 2017