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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal judge on Friday denied a request to move an upcoming corruption trial against former Puerto Rico Education Secretary Julia Keleher to the U.S. mainland.
A lost memory from college resurfaced during a particular scene. How to forget that in Puerto Rico we often hear “como puta de caserío” for so many things, and from people who could not name a single person from the projects.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s government went to court on Wednesday to fight a deal that a federal control board overseeing the U.S. territory’s finances recently reached with bondholders to reduce the island’s debt by $24 billion.
Pamela H. Patenaude helped lock down a record amount of recovery funds for the island. After her resignation from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, she went to work with the firm IEM, which obtained a multi-million-dollar contract with the first allocation of the money she secured.
Puerto Rico’s Industrial Development Company and the island’s Tourism Company sent more than $2.6 million in pension funds and $1.5 million, respectively, to false bank accounts.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — An online scam that targeted Puerto Rican agencies attempted to steal more than $4 million, police said Thursday, deepening concerns about the management of local government finances during an economic crisis.
Although there’s no time limit at this stage of the process, the judge must decide if he will accept Monsanto’s petition for summary judgment to reject the agronomist and her children’s claims, or if he orders the company to respond to Iris Pellot’s allegations.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Officials announced a settlement late Sunday with bondholders that would reduce Puerto Rico’s public debt by 70%, but the U.S. territory’s governor swiftly rejected it, saying it puts too heavy a burden on the island’s retirees.
SANTA ISABEL, Puerto Rico (AP) — Class was about to start when a father drove up to a gazebo that Nydsy Santiago had converted into a makeshift preschool and pulled her aside.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House on Friday passed a $20 billion-plus aid package for Puerto Rico, where a swarm of earthquakes last month set back the island territory’s slow, troubled recovery from the hurricane devastation of 2017.
SANTA ISABEL, Puerto Rico (AP) — A magnitude 5.0 aftershock rattled southern Puerto Rico on Tuesday, causing some cracks but no reported injuries in a region that has been shaken by continuing quakes for more than a month.
Recently, a local blogger broadcast his discovery of a warehouse full of aid supplies in Ponce, Puerto Rico, through Facebook Live. The public outrage was immediate.
If it seems peculiar to you that the Republican and Democratic parties host presidential primaries in Puerto Rico, a non-incorporated territory of the U.S. whose residents cannot vote in the general election, you are not alone.
What really piqued my interest was the revolú the Bloomberg news caused with statehood supporters
Many indigenous ruins lie along the shore, where ancient settlements thrived.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico opened only 20% of its public schools on Tuesday following a strong earthquake that delayed the start of classes by nearly three weeks as fears linger over the safety of students.
Levantan voz de alerta debido al poder otorgado a funcionarios federales para arrestar en Puerto Rico
La creación del “Cuerpo de Oficiales de Paz” provocó la reacción de la comunidad legal debido al lenguaje genérico que no demarca los detalles de su implementación ni define el marco de jurisdicción que aplicaría en caso de que una persona sea arresta
It happened on Saturday morning.
The money Congress approved to rebuild Puerto Rico two years ago is needed now more than ever.