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Raura Doreste

Police Repress Protest in Puerto Rico as People Continue to Demand End of Contract with LUMA

Puerto Ricans are protesting constant power outages, after their electrical grid was partially privatized. They are demanding that the private electric company, LUMA, have its contract canceled. In response, they have faced repression and police brutality.

Raura Doreste

August 29, 2022

“LUMA Out!”: Puerto Ricans Demand the Cancellation of Private Energy Company Contract

Protesters in Puerto Rico are demanding the cancellation of the contract with LUMA Energy amid seven consecutive electricity price rises and increasing blackouts.

Raura Doreste

July 27, 2022

The Fight for Abortion Under Puerto Rico’s Colonial Regime

Decisions over reproductive, LGBTQ+, and other human rights are under attack by the fundamentalist right wing in Puerto Rico. On top of that, the Fiscal Control Board increases austerity measures in health services, deepening inequity and the inaccessibility of essential rights and services.

Raura Doreste

July 5, 2022