Tuesday, March 3, 1998

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  • School of the Americas Update

    Last November, approximately 600 protesters were arrested at Fort Benning, Georgia, the site of the US Army’s notorious training school for Latin American soldiers.

  • Chicana Novelist and Poet Sandra Cisneros

    She’s "nobody’s mother and nobody’s wife" — that’s Sandra Cisneros, acclaimed poet and novelist. The recipient of two NEA fellowships and the MacArthur "Genius" Award, Cisneros is the author of

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    Juan González on How Puerto Rico’s Economic "Death Spiral" is Tied to Legacy of Colonialism
    Could Puerto Rico become America’s Greece? That’s a question many are asking as the island faces a devastating financial crisis and a rapidly crumbling healthcare system. Puerto Rico owes $72 billion in debt. $355 million in debt payments are due December 1, but it increasingly looks like the U.S. territory may default on at least some of the debt. Congress has so far failed to act on an Obama administration proposal that includes extending bankruptcy protection to Puerto Rico and allocating more equitable Medicaid and Medicare...


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