Erika P. Rodriguez

Freelance Photographer
Published: November
Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Nationality: Puerto Rican
Biography: Countering the stereotypical representation of the Caribbean and its people. Based in Puerto Rico, an unincorporated territory of the United States. I am a photographer exploring the topics of community and identity, documenting and living the... read on
Media News
Published: November
erika p. rodriguez
Dec 1, 2019
Location: puerto rico
In the New York Times: The Last Days of Legal Cockfighting in Puerto Rico
A story written by Patricia Mazzei about the upcoming federal ban on cockfighting in the island.
“This is our life,” Mr. Figueroa said on a recent morning as he tossed dried corn kernels into the birds’ feeding dishes. “If they take this away from us, what are we going to do? I’m 70 years old. No one else is going to give me a job.”

The Last Days of Legal Cockfighting in Puerto Rico
Cockfighting will soon be outlawed, an overdue ban in the eyes of animal welfare advocates. But some Puerto Ricans maintain it is part of their cultu


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