Showing posts from September, 2006

Water house

Water house Originally uploaded by Priper . Casa flotantes en la Parguera P.R.
CENTRO POLICY STUDY FINDS THAT U.S. PUERTO RICAN POPULATION GREW NEARLY THREE TIMES AS FAST AS OVERALL POPULATION Center for Puerto Rican Studies Researcher Also Finds That Many Puerto Ricans Live in Counties With Very High Segregation A new public policy study by the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College (CENTRO) examines patterns of residential settlement and segregation of Puerto Ricans in the United States and finds fast growth in the Puerto Rican population in almost all 50 states. “ Florida has become the new epicenter for Puerto Ricans,” said Carlos Vargas-Ramos, the report’s author and a Centro researcher. “ New York State , on the other hand, is the only state in the union that has lost Puerto Rican population.” Some of the major policy findings of Puerto Rican settlement include: The Puerto Rican population in the United States grew at a rate of 69 percent between 1980 and 2000, from two million to 3.4 million. This growth was almos

Caballos en Vieques

Caballos en Vieques Originally uploaded by Mickey Carrasquillo .
Community event Centro Gallery at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College presents You Are A Star, A Group Show Manuel Acevedo,Luis Carle, Javier Cintron, David A. Cruz, Ricardo Hernandez, Yasmin Hernandez, Miguel Luciano, Wanda Ortiz, Rafael Rosario, Tufinyito Rafael Velez Curated by José Vidal Until October 13 Reception on September 21, 6-8 p.m. The Gallery is open Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Centro is located on the third floor of the East Building at Hunter College at the corner of 68th Street and Lexington Avenue


IMG_6269 Originally uploaded by clarisel . Bobby Gonzalez (author of the "Last Puerto Rican Indian), me and Luis Cordero (publisher/artist of at the Bronxnet studio


IMG_6268 Originally uploaded by clarisel . Me and Bobby Gonzalez, the author of "The Last Puerto Rican Indian" at the Bronxnet studio Bobby was a guest on a show I work on with a group of independent producers. Our show is called "Chatting with Family & Friends," and it airs on Bronxnet. Showdate of Bobby's interview TBA


Garita Originally uploaded by quinonesanibal .
The deadline has been EXTENDED for MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18th 2006!!! CALL FOR PUERTO RICAN ARTISTS 2006 POSTER DESIGN FOR PUERTO RICAN HERITAGE MONTH The annual theme is developed with the understanding that beyond celebrating our heritage, it must help to motivate, mobilize and empower our community around critical concerns. This year’s theme: Comité Noviembre…mes de la herencia puertorriqueña XX Aniversario - Celebrando con orgullo nuestra cultura… Hoy, Mañana y Siempre! seeks to acknowledge and pay tribute to achievements of the Puerto Rican community in this nation. The theme celebrates the outstanding accomplishments of Puerto Ricans in all aspects of life and society from science, medicine and technology to music, dance and theatre. The theme addresses the importance of our achievements as a community and the impact it has had and will continue to have on society. The theme seeks to challenge each and every one of us to learn about our pioneers in these fields, feel proud of w

Water's Attraction

Water's Attraction Originally uploaded by quinonesanibal .

Pigeon Face4

Pigeon Face4 Originally uploaded by quinonesanibal .
Carta de un amigo Ferreira Photo News Letter Saludos Amigos Nuevamente queremos invitarlos a disfrutar la nueva colección de fotos tomadas en los últimos meces, Los temas en esta ocasión son los siguientes: Estructuras, Animales (peleas de gallos), Mi gente, Paisajes, Siluetas, Urbano, Naturaleza, Modelos, Atardeceres y otros. Esperamos las disfruten y no dejen de firmar el libro de visitas “Guest Book”. Gracias por su visita y patrocinio. Gino Ferreira Ferreira Photo.COM (Nota: Tambien pueden visitar a GinoPR en su pagina de fotos en flickr. Gino es un miembro del grupo Puerto Rico Sun en flickr.)