“La UPR no se vende, se defiende”: The Battle for the University of Puerto Rico

Frances Robles, “Puerto Rico’s University Is Paralyzed by Protests and Facing Huge Cuts,” New York Times, May 25, 2017.

Juan C. Dávila, “Students Of Puerto Rico Lead Resistance Against PROMESA,” Huffington Post, April 9, 2017.

José Laguarta, “Pensar la huelga,” 80 Grados, April 7, 2017.

José Caraballo Cueto “UPR: mitos y realidades,80 Grados, April 7, 2017.

Ed Morales “Students Are Now Leading the Resistance to Austerity in Puerto Rico” The Nation, April 27, 2017

Francisco J. Fortuño Bernier, “Cerrar para abrir”: Puerto Rican Student Struggles and the Crisis of Colonial-Capitalism,” Viewpoint Magazine,  April 27, 2017.

José Karlo Pagán Negrón, “Huelga 2017: 72 días en defensa de la UPR,” Diálogo UPR, June 8, 2017.

José Karlo Pagán Negrón, “Se acabó la huelga en la UPR de Río Piedras,” Diálogo UPR, June 5, 2017.

Cara a cara estudiantes de UPR y Junta de Control Fiscal,” Diálogo, March 28, 2018.

Joanisabel González, “El dilema de endeudarse para aprender,” El Nuevo Día, August 12, 2018.

Héctor J. Huyke, “Golpe a una generación intelectual,” El Nuevo Día, August 7, 2018.

Luis A. López Díaz, “La universidad que nos dejará el plan fiscal de la UPR,” UPR Diálogo, March 27, 2018.

Further Reading:

  • For comprehensive coverage of the 2017 UPR strike against austerity see  Pulso Estudiantil, a student run news collective.

Statements of Solidarity and Support: