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Problema con cadáveres en Puerto Rico lleva años pero se agravó en los pasados cuatro meses

No se sabe si la acumulación de cadáveres en los vagones del Negociado de Ciencias Forenses (NCF) se debe a la falta de presupuesto de la agencia, la falta de patólogos forenses, a la ausencia de un comisionado en funciones, o a que los médicos no quieren certificar muertos en los hospitales.

  • Aug 3, 2018
  • 9:46 am

Researchers Estimate 1,139 Hurricane María Excess Deaths in Puerto Rico Through December 2017

“Based on death records following Hurricane Maria, the estimated hurricane-related mortality burden of 1,139 excess deaths through December 2017 was higher than the official death toll of 64.”

  • Aug 2, 2018
  • 8:52 pm

A Federal Judge Ordered Former Argentina President Cristina Fernández to Testify on Alleged Corruption

Fernández, who was called to testify on August 13, is currently a senator, which grants her immunity from prosecution

  • Aug 2, 2018
  • 2:35 pm

Puerto Rico’s Fiscal Control Board: A Parallel Government Full of Lawyers and Consultants

In addition to the hefty salaries earned by officials of Puerto Rico’s Fiscal Board, millions of dollars also go out to hundreds of contractors, most of whom are from outside the island.

  • Aug 2, 2018
  • 8:29 am

Federal Control Board Overseeing Puerto Rico’s Finances Predicts ‘Tepid’ Economic Growth

Chairman José Carrión said the board has made progress on its objectives of achieving fiscal balance and resolving the debt crisis, but the report criticizes Puerto Rico’s government for refusing to eliminate labor protections.

  • Aug 1, 2018
  • 2:00 pm

NHMC and NLMC Target Paramount Pictures for Their Lack of Latino Actors, Writers and Directors

Organizations are calling on Paramount to sign a memorandum of understanding, detailing how they plan to solve their Latino exclusion problem.

  • Aug 1, 2018
  • 11:23 am

Junta de Control Fiscal: Un gobierno paralelo de consultores y abogados

Además de los jugosos salarios devengados por los funcionarios de la Junta, de las arcas públicas de Puerto Rico también salen millones de dólares para pagar por un andamiaje de cientos de contratistas.

  • Aug 1, 2018
  • 11:01 am

28 People Arrested and Hundreds Participate in National ‘We Won’t Be Complicit With ICE’ Day of Action

The protests targeted local governments and corporations that do business with Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

  • Aug 1, 2018
  • 10:32 am

This July 31 Exchange About Family Separations Says It All (VIDEO)

Even when they knew this was wrong, they did nothing.

  • Jul 31, 2018
  • 5:17 pm

Legal and Journalistic Organizations Sue FEMA for Failing to Release Records on Hurricane María Relief Efforts

“Federal agency has left the public in the dark about recovery efforts.”

  • Jul 31, 2018
  • 4:02 pm

Pew Poll: ICE Has Lowest Favorability Rating Among Federal Agencies

According to Pew, “a large majority of liberal Democrats (82%) view ICE unfavorably, with 53% viewing the agency very unfavorably.”

  • Jul 31, 2018
  • 3:37 pm

Mexico’s Murder Rate Surpasses Peak Levels of 2011

The new data breaks the record for the highest number of murders since comparable records began being kept in 1997.

  • Jul 31, 2018
  • 2:51 pm

Real People Telling Their Stories About Being Stuck at a US Port of Entry, Waiting for CBP Officers to See Them

The wait time for migrants seeking asylum at legal ports of entry along the U.S.-Mexico border has recently increased from hours to weeks.

  • Jul 31, 2018
  • 11:19 am

Actual GOP Candidate for Florida Governor Shows His Two-Year-Old Daughter How to ‘Build a Wall’

It’s pretty clear what DeSantis’ agenda will be like.

  • Jul 31, 2018
  • 10:10 am

Formulario #QueCuenten sobre el huracán María: Ayuda para documentar la cifra real de víctimas

Si sabes de alguien que murió de forma directa o indirecta a causa de María, llena este breve cuestionario.

  • Jul 30, 2018
  • 4:39 pm

The White House Addressed the Crisis in Nicaragua: Here Is What It Said

“The United States strongly condemns the ongoing violence… and human rights abuses committed by the Ortega regime in response to protests.”

  • Jul 30, 2018
  • 4:07 pm

In Nicaragua, Peaceful and Massive Opposing Marches Took to the Streets on Saturday

There have been complaints for weeks that anti-government protesters were being turned away from public medical facilities.

  • Jul 30, 2018
  • 2:14 pm

Mexican Anti-Poverty Program Targeting Poor Women May Help Men Most, Study Finds

Economic empowerment programs that target women may have an unintended effect: They help men instead.

  • Jul 30, 2018
  • 8:51 am