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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 144–153.
Published: 01 July 2022
... that is the present. It focuses in particular on Santiago Muñoz’s Otros Usos (2014), which specifically explores Vieques, Puerto Rico. To apprehend the past that is the present requires indexing the continuity of the plantation economy, and thus its racial order, in the military complex, in the tourist economy...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 176–193.
Published: 01 July 2022
... island of Vieques, as well as a history of Vieques as a “frontier” of sorts. 16 What I would emphasize is that inter-regional marronage, captivity, “rumors of slavery,” and what between Cuba and Puerto Rico was called “cabotage” were ubiquitous in the region. 17 We can argue, then, that by the mid...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 96–102.
Published: 01 March 2020
... film Vieques, manos arriba , which examines the steel band community in Vieques and St. Croix, or in Pablo Delano’s photographs of carnival in Trinidad. 6 The rhetoric of failure sits at the center of the developments of the Antillean Confederation, which as Antonio Gaztambide-Géigel argues...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 142–151.
Published: 01 March 2020
... from the public landscape here in the United States, as evident from the lack of media coverage concerning Hurricane María’s impact on those islands. With Mr. Schomburg’s story, there was an opportunity to explore the linked histories of St. Thomas, St. Croix, St. John, Puerto Rico, Vieques...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 122–132.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., and beekeepers in Puerto Rico for hundreds of years and lives on in farms such as Finca Conciencia in Vieques and in projects such as the Colmena Cimarrona, a network of agriculturalists, beekeepers, and activists who build community solidarity through food justice, herbal medicine, beekeeping, and farming...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): 83–94.
Published: 01 February 2007
... that rehearsals for the invasion began as early as 1981 on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1988), 110–20. In May 1999 a group of students from Grenada’s Presentation Boys College began an investigation to determine what happened to the bodies of those who...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 110–121.
Published: 01 July 2023
... in 2017–19 in Vieques, Puerto Rico, after Hurricane María’s devastation of the archipelago. 1 This endeavor centers on sustainable farming in its widest sense: to provide training programs in agriculture and use of conservation practices, establish cooperation among diverse producers (plants, animals...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 147–162.
Published: 01 July 2020
...); and Katherine T. McCaffrey, Military Power and Popular Protests: The US Navy in Vieques, Puerto Rico (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2002). 10 Juan R. Torruella, “Why Puerto Rico Does Not Need Further Experimentation with Its Future: A Reply to the Notion of ‘Territorial Federalism...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 80–99.
Published: 01 November 2016
... with their spectators, as in Jorge Pineda's skeleton made of chalk, whose bones may be used by the audience to leave their own marks on the wall. Miguel Luciano's portrait kites were first activated by the artist in 2002 on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques—then a US Navy bombing range and military test site—as a way...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (3 (69)): 98–111.
Published: 01 November 2022
... to the other, from New York City to Ybor City, from Havana to Vieques. Factories, tribunas , stages, streets. The written word, the commanding voice, the performing body. 1 Luisa Capetillo newspaper archive Puerto Rican feminism walking performative politics Copyright © 2022 by Small Axe...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (2): 61–83.
Published: 01 September 2004
... on the smaller surrounding islands of Culebra and Vieques. Th e unequal alignment between Puerto Rico and the United States relegates Puerto Rican islanders to the margins, just as the term mainland suggests their distance from the center. Th e same unwieldy positioning can be said to dislodge Puerto Rican...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 106–179.
Published: 01 February 2006
... imperialism, Castro, and so on. Th e uses made of Vieques and now Guantánamo attest eloquently to what the region means right now to the world. International agencies do not intend to appear contemptuous of culture and of history in their conceptions of change—they do not intend...