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Puerto Rico has been experiencing a public health crisis since the 1990s, driven by limited resource allocation for preventive health care for residents of Puerto Rico, austerity policies in response to a massive debt crisis, and primary care privatization.
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The powerful, untold story of the 1950 revolution in Puerto Rico and the long history of U.S. intervention on the island, that the New York Times says “could not be more timely.”
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In 1953, the General Assembly of the United Nations removed Puerto Rico from its list of "non-self-governing territories." However, the exact nature of the relationship between Puerto Rico and the United States has been intensely disputed since the creation of the Commonwealth.
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Eugenics and unethical clinical trials are part of the pill’s legacy.
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Robert M. Poole October 2011 The Indians who greeted Columbus were long believed to have died out. But a journalist’s search for their descendants turned up surprising results If you have ever paddled a canoe, napped in a hammock,…
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In 1990 I interviewed Puerto Rican women--feminist critics, sociologists, and writers--for a project on Caribbean women's discourse.
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The year 1917 marked a critical moment in the relationship between the United States and its Puerto Rican colony.
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The dominant narrative of U.S. deindustrialization opens with the Northeast as the definitive starting point for industry followed by a direct linear relocation to the South and then the Global South. I
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The scholarship on the history of Protestant missions to Puerto Rico after the Spanish American War of 1898 emphasizes the Americanizing tendencies of the missionaries in the construction of the new Puerto Rican.