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Native America Calling: Indigenous resistance to gentrification in Puerto Rico
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Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Indigenous resistance to gentrification in Puerto Rico
Tax breaks and other incentives are driving wealthy, outside investors to buy up property in Puerto Rico.

That’s pushing housing prices up, exacerbating the island’s debt crisis, and threatening the country’s long-held tradition of public access to beaches. It’s also causing concerns for Indigenous communities.

Guests on Native America Calling
Today on Native America Calling, Shawn Spruce speaks with Roberto Borrero (Taino), president of United Confederation of Taino People

Gualterio Alomar (Taino), president of the Organization for Culture of Hispanic Origins

Tai Pelli (Taino), international relations and human rights officer for the United Confederation of Taino People.

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