One of the plot’s coordinators who escaped arrest said that Colombian and U.S. officials allegedly knew about the plot but didn’t provide active support.
“Anything that would give more clarity to the situation, of course we support it,” the governor of Puerto Rico told Latino Rebels.
The bill will now have to go back to the lower chamber this week to conciliate the changes made before it can be sanctioned by President Juan Manuel Santos.
With a lack of representation in Congress, Ocasio-Cortez stands as a pillar of hope for Puerto Ricans, especially those from the Bronx.
Critics say he may be seeking the immunity from prosecution that a full seat in the Senate grants but an honorary seat doesn’t.
The purpose of the strike was to protest Macri’s decision to turn to the International Monetary Fund for loans in exchange for austerity policies.
In contrast, during the last election season of 2011-2012, only one candidate and a total of nine politicians were killed.
Ya circula entre la población penal un papel que avisa que dos instituciones penales de Mississippi y Texas son las elegidas como nuevo destino para el programa de traslado de confinados a cárceles privadas de Estados Unidos.
The report describes the use of excessive force against demonstrators, arbitrary detentions, ill-treatment and torture.
The House of Representatives is expected to vote on two different bills that seek to formally end the family separation policy.
Civil rights organization Nicaraguan Association for Human Rights also denounced an undetermined number of people were taken by the police in “selective raids.”
After Approving Statewide Mexican American Studies Course, Texas Board of Education Remains Undecided About Name Change Debacle
Mexican American Studies or MAS course supporters argued the name change takes away the right from Mexican Americans to self-identify.
Almost two years after the enactment of the federal PROMESA law and the imposition of a Fiscal Control Board, Puerto Rico still lacks a public debt audit that shows, without doubt, how much debt was legally contracted.
Activists in New York and Puerto Rico Call on Gov. Cuomo to Divest From Companies Harming Puerto Rico
New York State has investments in financial firms behind increasing number of foreclosures on the Island even after Hurricane Maria.
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“Este Tribunal concluye que, con excepción de los números de seguro social, la información contenida en los certificados de defunción y la información adicional solicitada no es privilegiada.”
“This Court concludes that, with exception to Social Security numbers, the information contained in the death certificates and any additional information is not privileged.”
There Were 1,244 More Deaths in Puerto Rico the Two Months After Hurricanes Irma and María Than Same Period in 2016: And That Number Could Be Growing
It is important to note, as the Department of Health’s own chart says, that the data for 2017 is still preliminary, since the final numbers are going through the quality control process and validation.
Undercounting deaths reduces the attention to the crisis Puerto Ricans live day by day.
El Departamento de Salud no tiene un plan de respuesta en caso de una catástrofe y por casi una década abandonó su responsabilidad de asegurar el funcionamiento adecuado de todas las facilidades de salud en la isla, encontró una investigación del Centro de Periodismo Investigativo (CPI).
Health Department does not have a response plan in case of a catastrophe and for nearly a decade, it abandoned its responsibility to ensure the proper functioning of all health facilities on the island.