Erika P. Rodriguez

Freelance Photographer
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
"We are spectators of our history"
erika p. rodriguez
Jul 22, 2016
My work was featured in the New York Times' Lens Blog.

You can see it here:
A Sad Homecoming to Puerto Rico's Economic Crisis

"Last month, she was watching the congressional discussions on C-Span when the fiscal control board, known by its acronym as Promesa, or promise, was approved in a flurry of yeas. Ms. Rodríguez said she became so anxious as the votes were being cast that she had to call a friend.

“I don’t know what hurts the most — all the cuts that are coming or that we are spectators of our history without being able to do anything,” she said, a catch in her voice as she fought tears. “We have no voice. That hurts a lot.”


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