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La espera...

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La espera... Originally uploaded by Eros Leafar . Loiza, Puerto Rico

Vendor

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Vendor Originally uploaded by Osprey1 .

windsailing at sunset

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windsailing at sunset Originally uploaded by trevorbrklyn .
Community happenings MediaNoche presents THIRD ANNUAL HANDBALL COURT SUMMER FILM FESTIVAL Every Saturday at Sunset (8:30PM) July 30 - September 3, 2005 OSVALDO VEGA PARK (WHITE PARK) East 106th Street (between Lexington and Third Avenues) For info: 212.828.0401 FILM PROGRAM (running time, approx. 120 minutes) : Miyazaki's SPIRITED AWAY! Gaviria's LA VENDEDORA DE ROSAS Schnabel's BASQUIAT Cremata's NADA (courtesy of Havana Film Festival in NY) Barmak's OSAMA Sembene's FAAT KINŠ (courtesy of African Film Festival) ***SPECIAL SCREENING OF SHORT FILMS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO BEFORE EACH FEATURE! ======================================= Judith Escalona Director PRDREAM.COM 161 East 106th Street (212)828-0401 http://www.prdream.com Empowering community through technology ========================================
Featured article The Kentucky Standard Online Commonwealth or state -- does it really matter? While several states still use the term "commonwealth," the only real commonwealth with U.S. connections is Puerto Rico.
Community News source: Puerto_Rican_Events@yahoogroups.com Subject: IPR POLITICA LIST: PUERTO RICANS AND THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT July 27, 2005 Puerto Ricans and the Voting Rights Act: 40 Years of Influence Monday, August 8, 2005 6:00 pm Community Service Society 105 East 22nd Street, Rm. 4A corner of Park Avenue South New York, NY 10010 RSVP at 212.614.5462 or jcartagena@cssny.org Speakers: Herman Badillo Gilberto Gerena Valentín Juan Cartagena Section 4(e) of the VRA of 1965 was passed pursuant to an amendment proposed by NY Senators Robert Kennedy and Jacob Javits. Effectively, it is the "Puerto Rican Section" of the VRA of 1965 because it exclusively benefited Puerto Ricans in the U.S. The untold story however, is that Section 4(e) was the catalyst for 3 major developments in the United States: 1) It led to the designation of 3 counties in NYC (New York [Manhattan], the Bronx and Kings [Brooklyn]) to be covered under Section 5. That's right, with

pr flowers 02

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pr flowers 02 Originally uploaded by trevorbrklyn .

chicken

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chicken Originally uploaded by trevorbrklyn .

The Old "Teatro Puerto Rico"

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The Old "Teatro Puerto Rico" Originally uploaded by clarisel . The old theater on East 138th Street in the Bronx is now a church: a "Pare de Sufrir," "Stop Suffering" Universal church. In its day, the Teatro Puerto Rico was a vibrant center for variety shows and entertainment in Spanish-language show business. It was like the Puerto Rican Apollo. Too bad it wasn't preserved as the Apollo was.

Parque de las Palomas (Pigeon's Park) | San Juan, Puerto Rico

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Parque de las Palomas (Pigeon's Park) | San Juan, Puerto Rico Originally uploaded by Todd_Moy .

Faro de Maunabo

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Faro de Maunabo Originally uploaded by jps_pr .

Gate

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Gate Originally uploaded by Osprey1 .
FYI Featured chart OrlandoSentinel.com: News Comparing 2003 murder rates in San Juan to other major U.S. cities -- the latest statistic available.
Featured story Feuds among drug gangs turn deadlier every year This is in Puerto Rico. The crime rate is the No. 1 problem for Puerto Ricans," Gov. Aníbal Acevedo Vilá, who took office in January, told the Orlando Sentinel. "It's been the No. 1 concern for the last 30 years."
Featured story Death comes daily to the mean streets of the poorest areas Story from the embattled Luis Llorens Torres housing project in Puerto Rico.

Sunset

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Sunset Originally uploaded by crashxtreme . Sunset at La Guancha Ponce,PR

statue

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statue Originally uploaded by dustin3000 .

Old San Juan

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Old San Juan Originally uploaded by rcampoamor .

El Vuelo

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El Vuelo Originally uploaded by Eros Leafar .

Imagen y Semejanza

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Imagen y Semejanza Originally uploaded by Eros Leafar .

spires

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spires Originally uploaded by dustin3000 .

Luquillo Beach (2)

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Luquillo Beach (2) Originally uploaded by RicanGeek .

Castillo San Felipe del Morro

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Castillo San Felipe del Morro Originally uploaded by RicanGeek . Photo by RicanGeek He says: "From the outmost end of the fort, this panorama was constructed from 3 separate shots. "El Morro" protected the entrance to the San Juan Bay- on the left is the Atlantic Ocean, and to the right the bay. This picture also bring back lots of childhood memories of playing with my brothers through all the different tunnels in the fort."
Featured story: OrlandoSentinel.com: Health & Medicine In some states, it's just too tough to weather the exercise
Featured story The Hudson Reporter - HOBOKEN REPORTER - 07/18/2005 - The Puerto Rican experience in Hoboken Historical Museum releases oral history from longtime tenant leader

Blue Bottles

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Blue Bottles Originally uploaded by MsAnthea .

Catano

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Catano Originally uploaded by clarisel .
Featured story: Puerto Rican office's future hazy The island closed 3 U.S. offices this week as a result of budget and power struggles.

Puerto Rico Parade 2005

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Puerto Rico Parade 2005 Originally uploaded by Venaslarguisimas .

in 7seas

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in 7seas Originally uploaded by qUiMeRa .

radio satellite

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radio satellite Originally uploaded by avigon .

La Rogativa

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La Rogativa Originally uploaded by GinoPR .

La Rogativa

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La Rogativa Originally uploaded by clarisel .

Inside the Lighthouse

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Inside the Lighthouse Originally uploaded by clarisel .

rincon lighthouse

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rincon lighthouse Originally uploaded by carlosmorales .

The Lighthouse in Arecibo

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The Lighthouse in Arecibo Originally uploaded by clarisel .

Faro de Cabo Rojo

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Faro de Cabo Rojo Originally uploaded by jps_pr .

Rincon's Famous Lighthouse

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Rincon's Famous Lighthouse Originally uploaded by clarisel .

Faro de Arecibo

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Faro de Arecibo Originally uploaded by clarisel .
Featured story Puerto Rico Vote Favors Legislature Switch

puente moscoso

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puente moscoso Originally uploaded by lapamela .

44

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44 Originally uploaded by avigon .

de camino al encuentro (7seas)

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de camino al encuentro (7seas) Originally uploaded by qUiMeRa .
Featured story New group seeks to promote Puerto Rican arts and culture

Rafael Ferreira

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Rafael Ferreira Originally uploaded by Surfing PR .

Rafael Ferreria

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Rafael Ferreria Originally uploaded by Surfing PR .

Rafael Ferreira

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Rafael Ferreira Originally uploaded by Surfing PR .

Water Club

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Water Club Originally uploaded by MsAnthea .

La Rogativa, Siluetas del pasado

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La Rogativa, Siluetas del pasado Originally uploaded by GinoPR .

Puerto Rico Parade 2005

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Puerto Rico Parade 2005 Originally uploaded by Venaslarguisimas .

PR 4

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PR 4 Originally uploaded by Generation X-Ray .

Policia

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Policia Originally uploaded by Generation X-Ray .

Fountain

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Fountain Originally uploaded by GinoPR .

Portrait of a Diner

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Portrait of a Diner Originally uploaded by MsAnthea .
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Sunrise

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Sunrise Originally uploaded by crashxtreme .

Odd Couple

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Odd Couple Originally uploaded by clarisel .
Featured story: OrlandoSentinel.com: Possible closing of office upsets area Puerto Ricans

Untitled

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Untitled Originally uploaded by imcuckoo2 .

Capilla en El Viejo San Juan

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Capilla en El Viejo San Juan Originally uploaded by clarisel .

Dentro de la Capilla del Cristo

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Dentro de la Capilla del Cristo Originally uploaded by clarisel .

Fuente en Plaza las Delicias

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Fuente en Plaza las Delicias Originally uploaded by jps_pr .