San Juan, Puerto Rico coast at Paseo de la Princesa.
By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, September 25th, 2016
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The Poetry of Rebel Poet: I Come From

I come from. San Juan, Puerto Rico coast at Paseo de la Princesa. I come from an island of mountains and slums, en el Caribe! a paradise in the sun where violence is pastime number one you can fall in love there More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, September 25th, 2016
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Ivy P. Debuts Makeup Tutorials on Sofrito For Your Soul & Showcases Latina Owned Makeup Brands

Editors Note: It is an honor to highlight a new emerging (and honest voice) in the make up artist genre. I met this young lady thru one of my best friends about a year ago… and I watched her grow in both More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Thursday, September 15th, 2016
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The Power of the Taino Image: Genocide

Let me introduce you to Albert Areizaga… known to us as “Taino Image”. He is a long time member of #TeamCapicu, serving as advisor, photographer, resident artist and “doble seis” poet… More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
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Listen Online To #TheEmpowHERmentHour: A Conversation About The Puerto Rico Crisis You Do Not Want To Miss

This Thursday September 15th Maria Rodriguez and I push aside pop culture politics to talk the plight of Puerto Rico on #TheEmpowHERmentHour and what this economic/humanitarian crisis means for la isla and our More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
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Nancy Arroyo-Ruffin Continues To Inspire Women Thru Her Work

Let me introduce you to my friend Nancy… Nancy Arroyo Ruffin is an award winning author, poet, and public speaker. Nancy captivates audiences with her humor, honesty, and unwavering passion. She is committed More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
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Latino Heritage Month Is Here… & Official Latino Short Film Festival Kicks It Off In NYC

GET INFO AND BUY TICKETS NOW Ok… I am getting ahead of myself… it’s just that I am mad excited about this. There is no doubt that this Latino Heritage Month will be the most exciting one to date More...

Édgar Ramírez and Robert De Niro star in HANDS OF STONE
By Urban Jibaro On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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5 Things You Probably Do Not Know About The Hands Of Stone Movie Based On Roberto Duran’s Career As A Boxer

Artistically Filtered Photo of Manos De Piedra with Your Favorite Jibarito #EPIC If you have followed me on social media the past few weeks (especially on Snapchat) you would know that I have been very excited about More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
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Do Not Miss The Rematch Of The Year! Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz II

I love building bridges and I know that over the years you have relied on me to share news abut nuestra cultura, educational opportunities and in the last few years… even brands I discover. [Disclosure] I have More...

Students From The Capicu School of Poetic Arts pay San German Record Store a visit in 2014
By Urban Jibaro On Monday, August 15th, 2016
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Let’s Focus On Legacy & Save Brooklyn’s 3 Kings Day Parade

So yeah… my focus lately has been on legacy. I realize that once I am gone, that is all I’ll have left. I am not alone; I think about the elders. I think of the unsung souls and their contributions via More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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This Saturday, July 30th: Puerto Rico Football Club Gears Up For First Match Against NY Cosmos

This year Puerto Rico has been trending a whole lot… lots of conversations around the fiscal crisis and what can be done to fix the issues on the island. In the last few years Boricua baskteball star Carmelo More...