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May 7, 18

Final Straw: May Day in Puerto Rico & Squatted Social Centers

Long running anarchist radio and podcast show the Final Straw discusses the current situation in Puerto Rico, the May Day riots, as well as one autonomous squatted social center.

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This week I had the chance to speak to Ricchi, who is a Puerto Rican anarchist, about an autonomous squatted community center in Borique called Valle Garita. In this episode, we talk about the squatted space and the intentions of the organizers, plus the cultural context of squatting, reactions of the police, landlord, and bank, and some concrete asks for solidarity and support from non locals. We end the show with a brief report back and analysis of what went down on May Day in San Juan and all over Puerto Rico, so stay tuned for that!

To connect with this project you can go to their website at https://www.urbeapie.com/, and to write them you can email [email protected]

On the social media, you can follow the Valle Garita squat by following on Twitter or following that same hashtag, you can also search for them on Facebook. You can also follow Urbe Apie on Instagram @urbeapie.

For sending cards and letters of support you can address envelopes to:

Urbe Apie
Paseo Gautier Bénitez #16
Caguas Puerto Rico 00725

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