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El reto transnacional

June 7th, 2012 2 Comments

Casi cinco años después de que comenzó nuestra más reciente y profunda recesión económica, en marzo de 2011, la oficina del Censo de los Estados Unidos anunció que Puerto Rico y Michigan eran las únicas dos jurisdicciones que habían registrado una fuga poblacional entre el año 2000 y el 2010. Más sal para nuestras heridas, […]

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Grassroots Dominican Politics in Washington Heights

February 12th, 2010 1 Comment

I recently finished reading an engaging text for a seminar on transnational migration. As part of the course requirements, we were asked to draft a detailed review. Here’s what I came up with. ——————————————– Dominican-Americans and the Politics of Empowerment By: Ana Aparicio Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2006. 210 pp. Reviewed by: Deepak Lamba-Nieves, […]

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Talking Trash with a Historic Mayor-Elect

December 16th, 2009 1 Comment

Mayors are interesting political and government figures. Depending on the city or locality, they are required to be family councilors, community organizers, activities planners, development boosters or global power brokers. Some are rarely seen or heard outside the town hall while others make household visits to check up on the ill and needy as part of […]

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