or resulting in essence or effect though not in actual fact,
form, or name. (2) Being such in essence or effect though not
in actual fact. (3) Simulated; performing the functions of
something that isn't really there; (4) Opposite of real or
Boricua: A person
of Puerto Rican nationality or heritage.
VirtualBoricua.org is a conceptual labor of love borne from the collective experience of Puerto Ricans who are neither HERE (as fully assimilated American citizens), nor THERE (as a fully integrated independent nation), and yet are EVERYWHERE! We are all Virtually Boricua! Todos somos...
Since 2004, VirtualBoricua.org has been doing its Puerto Rican thang by documenting, honoring - y a veces, regañando - Boricuas of every persuasion. Virtual Boricua s a free and open space where progressive, independent-minded Puerto Ricans of every persuasion can promote their thoughts and passions about all things Boricua.
contemporary news from a progressive vantage point—and showcase Puerto Rican artists. We generally don't
cover sports or crime and while we do feature entertainers, VirtualBoricua.org is
more about broadening the field to highlight community artists.
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