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Islands of Resistance: Vieques, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Policy Paperback – May 1, 2001

ISBN-13: 978-1583220801 ISBN-10: 1583220801 Edition: 1st

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Product Details

  • Series: Open Media Series
  • Paperback: 96 pages
  • Publisher: Seven Stories Press; 1 edition (May 1, 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1583220801
  • ISBN-13: 978-1583220801
  • Product Dimensions: 4.2 x 0.2 x 6.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.2 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,320,781 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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MARIO ALFONSO MURILLO is a professor at the School of Communication at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, and teaches media studies courses at New York University. A veteran radio journalist, he has reported extensively about Colombia and Latin America, producing award-winning programs and documentaries for the Pacifica Radio Network and National Public Radio. He is author of Islands of Resistance: Puerto Rico, Vieques, and U.S. Policy (2001). He lives in New York City.

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1 of 5 people found the following review helpful By B. lewis on January 3, 2007
Format: Paperback
Having been stationed in RR/PR I find that the closing of Rosevelt Roads Navel Station, the primary users of Vieques, was a great loss to the defense of the West Indies, and a economic loss to the people of PR. The politics resulting in the closing was not for the people of Vieques, but the potential 'resorting' of the island for development. Hopfully the land will be retained much as most of St John, as a National reserve.
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