Puerto Rico

Insured to Profit: Conflicts of Interests in the Career of José Carrión III

As chair of the Oversight Board, Carrión —an insurance executive from the Carrión family banking dynasty— has played a central role in designing and approving policy decisions that prioritize Wall Street profits over the well-being of Puerto Ricans.

  • Nov 14, 2018
  • 2:21 pm

A Bunch of Financial Journalists Decided to Openly Mock Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis in a Tone-Deaf DESPACITO ‘Skit’

“We can help you with your little bankruptcito/we’re the brains, you’re the debtor in ‘el possessionito’”

  • Nov 11, 2018
  • 11:51 am

‘We Know God Will Help Us. We’re Puerto Ricans.’

A year after María, the U.S. government must rebuild Puerto Rico, as befits its stature as a U.S. territory and its residents as American citizens.

  • Nov 8, 2018
  • 8:37 am

Puerto Rico Governor Announces 9/20 Committee for Hurricane-Related Deaths

The committee will consist of public health and officials from the administration of governor Ricardo Rosselló.

  • Nov 2, 2018
  • 2:04 pm

Broken Island, Costly Bankruptcy

COMMENTARY on the Puerto Rico’s Bankruptcy Executives series

  • Nov 2, 2018
  • 8:28 am

How I Made It: Draco Rosa

The Puerto Rican Grammy winner talks about his career, his battle with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Hurricane María, and the creation of his newest album.

  • Nov 1, 2018
  • 5:24 pm

Un pueblo quebrado, una quiebra costosa

COMENTARIO sobre la serie “Los ejecutivos de la quiebra”

  • Nov 1, 2018
  • 10:33 am

Gobierno de Puerto Rico confirma que no está listo el plan de manejo de emergencias para todas las agencias

Acepta la naturaleza pública de los documentos solicitados por grupo de periodistas y llega a un acuerdo para la entrega de los materiales que faltan.

  • Oct 30, 2018
  • 9:32 pm

Gobierno de Puerto Rico hace entrega parcial de planes de emergencia tras demanda del CPI

Aunque el Plan Operacional para el el Manejo de Emergencias del Departamento de Salud fue promulgado desde marzo de 2018, el mismo se mantuvo oculto hasta que esta tarde el Departamento de Salud lo entregó al Centro de Periodismo Investigativo luego de una demanda.

  • Oct 30, 2018
  • 1:40 pm

Why Did Rachel Maddow Liken Puerto Rico’s Nationalist Movement to the KKK?

“There have always been violent extremist groups on the ragged edge of American politics, right?”

  • Oct 29, 2018
  • 1:12 pm

US Territories (Actually, Colonies) Explained

Or why 4 million American citizens can’t vote.

  • Oct 25, 2018
  • 8:30 am

Racism and Southern Politics: A Song Stuck on Repeat

I see and hear that voice of hate, and yet I will happily participate in the democratic process.

  • Oct 24, 2018
  • 11:19 am

Los últimos en la fila de la quiebra lo pelean todo

Como parte del proceso de quiebra de Puerto Rico, dos comités representan a los pensionados y a los acreedores no asegurados, un grupo que incluye empleados públicos, maestros, contratistas del Gobierno y todo aquel que tenga reclamaciones de dinero contra el Estado.

  • Oct 21, 2018
  • 2:59 pm

Last in Line in Puerto Rico’s Bankruptcy Fight for Everything

As part of Puerto Rico’s bankruptcy process, two committees represent retirees and unsecured creditors, which include public employees, teachers, government contractors and everyone who has monetary claims against the commonwealth government.

  • Oct 21, 2018
  • 12:24 pm

Is Puerto Rico on Verge of Legalizing Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug Narcan?

Despite the uptick in overdoses public health workers have witnessed since 2016, the Puerto Rican government has yet to legalize the distribution of Narcan, the opioid antagonist proven to reverse overdoses and save lives.

  • Oct 19, 2018
  • 3:44 pm

CoreCivic: La empresa que falla pero consigue más contratos

Hace cuatro meses el Departamento de Corrección y Rehabilitación (DCR) le adjudicó un contrato que podría costar $125 millones en cinco años para trasladar de forma escalonada al 30 por ciento de la población penal de la isla a cárceles de esa empresa en Estados Unidos.

  • Oct 17, 2018
  • 5:31 pm

Supreme Court Denies Review, Federal Officials Defend Disenfranchisement in U.S. Territories Before Human Rights Commission

“Absent full enjoyment of the right to vote, Americans in the territories are too easily ignored by all three branches of the federal government,” Neil Weare of Equally American said.

  • Oct 10, 2018
  • 1:03 pm

Watch CBS News’ Full PUERTO RICO: THE EXODUS AFTER HURRICANE MARIA Documentary

David Begnaud returns to Puerto Rico for CBSN Originals to examine the impact of that exodus and what the future holds.

  • Oct 3, 2018
  • 10:19 am