5. Interview with Edwin Melendez A 1998

Dublin Core

Title

5. Interview with Edwin Melendez A 1998

Date

1998

Description

Edwin Melendez and his mother speak about cancer in Vieques, about his cancer and they show pictures of cancer victims in Vieques. They speak about the process of becoming a Viequense and being born in Vieques. The group speaks of the arrest of Angel Rodriguez Cristobal, about how there are still bombs in the bomb shooting zone and want to know what the Vieques government did with the money they got from the United States. The group speaks of education and Edwin’s mom says she thinks that the goal is to have all of Vieques’ population migrate away, others agree.

Format

video

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Juan Carlos Rodriguez
Melba Miranda

Interviewee

Edwin Melendez

Files

Entrevista a Edwin Melendez.jpeg

Collection



Citation

“5. Interview with Edwin Melendez A 1998,” Vieques Struggle: A Digital Video Archive, accessed May 28, 2024, https://vieques.iac.gatech.edu/items/show/371.