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The Jayuya Uprising

The Jayuya Uprising

The Jayuya Upris­ing, also known as the Jayuya Revolt or El Gri­to de Jayuya, refers to the revolt against the Unit­ed States gov­ern­ment which occurred on Octo­ber 30, 1950 in var­i­ous local­i­ties in Puer­to Rico, but most­ly based in the town of Jayuya, Puer­to Rico. Events…

Utuado Uprising

Utuado Uprising

The Utu­a­do Upris­ing, also known as the Utu­a­do Revolt or El Gri­to de Utu­a­do, refers to the revolt against the Unit­ed States gov­ern­ment in Puer­to Rico which occurred on Octo­ber 30, 1950 in var­i­ous local­i­ties in Puer­to Rico and which in Utu­a­do cul­mi­nat­ed in the “Utu­a­do…

Cerro Maravilla

Cerro Maravilla

This arti­cle is about the killings that occurred on the moun­tain in 1978. The Cer­ro Mar­avil­la Inci­dent, also known as the Cer­ro Mar­avil­la Case or the Cer­ro Mar­avil­la Killings is the name giv­en by the Puer­to Rican pub­lic and media to describe the events that occurred…

PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE

“The Nation­al Puer­to Rican Day Parade is a New York tra­di­tion that cel­e­brates the con­tri­bu­tions of the Puer­to Rican peo­ple to the his­to­ry of New York City and the Unit­ed States. The Nation­al Puer­to Rican Day Parade start­ed in 1995; which con­tin­ued the tra­di­tionof the…

Possible History in the Making

Sud­den­ly Sonia: Is Sonia Sotomay­or Supreme Court-bound? Bronx judge Sonia Sotomay­or would be first Lati­na on Supreme Court if she replaces Jus­tice Souter On April 30, 2009,  it was report­ed that Supreme Court Jus­tice David Souter would retire.  Sonia Sotomay­or is a…

Ponce Massacre

Ponce Massacre

On March 21, 1937, Ponce was involved in an inci­dent called the Ponce Mas­sacre. The inci­dent occurred as a result of a march orga­nized in Ponce on Palm Sun­day by the Puer­to Rican Nation­al­ist Par­ty. The women were dressed in white, as nurs­es of the Red Cross. The men…

Calling All Amateur Astronomers: Help Comb Arecibo Data for Gems

Calling All Amateur Astronomers: Help Comb Arecibo Data for Gems

Einstein@Home is one of the world’s largest pub­lic com­put­ing projects, with more than 200,000 peo­ple donat­ing time on their own com­put­ers to mine grav­i­ta­tion­al wave data for the tell-tale signs of pul­sars. Now, Einstein@Home will begin search­ing Areci­bo radio data to…

Space Shuttle

Space Shuttle

Accord­ing to NASA the ear­li­est the space shut­tle will be able to launch will be March 17, at 7:45 pm. This mis­sion is sched­uled to car­ry the first Puer­to Rican Astro­naut into space and the Inter­na­tion­al space sta­tion.  This mis­sion was delayed last month due to leaky…

NASA Update

NASA Update

NASA delays the launch of the shut­tle for the fourth time on Fri­day, due to cracked valves the three valves are locat­ed in the shut­tle engine com­part­ment and route gaseous hydro­gen into the fuel tank to keep it pres­sur­ized prop­er­ly..  This will also delay the flight…

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