Posts Tagged ‘jibaro’

Lamento Borincano

Icon Written by Cumba on June 22, 2008 – 12:29 pm

Lamento BorincanoOriginally uploaded by Moliniano This is one of the many images by this very talented young man that I found on Flickr. This particular photo fits so well with the lyrics to the song. Check out his work.

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Democracy at Work in Rural Puerto Rico? Part 1

Icon Written by Cumba on June 1, 2008 – 2:38 pm

Interesting propaganda film from the forties by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Extension Service regarding Puerto Rican agriculture. The irony of the use of the song Lamento Borincano as background to show how happy the farmers are living. The fact that the song is about how the farmers are suffering by not being able to [...]

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