Natalia Rodríguez Medina

Public Outcry Leads Rosselló to Backtrack on Puerto Rico Religious Freedom and Conversion Therapy Controversy

The sudden move to stop the legislative process on both bills occurred after a massive outcry sparked serious concerns about how the bills would impact the island’s LGBTQ community.

  • Jun 13, 2019
  • 9:32 PM

Former Rosselló Campaign Manager Under FBI investigation for Alleged Influence Peddling

Through a written statement, Elías Sánchez denied his involvement in any corruption, saying that any allegation in that direction is false.

  • Jun 12, 2019
  • 4:54 PM

Proposed Presidential Primary Bill Attempts to Bring Awareness to Puerto Rico’s Voting Rights

“By moving the date forward, Puerto Rico becomes a relevant state, and the candidates will be forced to pay attention to our needs,” governor Ricardo Rosselló said.

  • Jun 11, 2019
  • 4:00 PM

Court Petition Supporting Fiscal Control Board Strikes Blow to Puerto Rico’s Sovereignty

On February, the US Court of Appeals ruled the the Board’s member selection process was unconstitutional. The Trump Administration seeks to revoke that.

  • Jun 10, 2019
  • 5:32 PM

El Salvador’s New President Is Using Twitter to Literally Run His Government

In the first six days since his inauguration, El Salvador’s newest president, 37-year-old Nayib Bukele, seems to be running a social media government. He was elected last February, with over 53% of the popular vote, and since last Saturday’s inauguration, he has taken to Twitter to publicly run his country. To many, the centrist politician’s […]

  • Jun 6, 2019
  • 3:55 PM

Activists Say Walmart’s Low Wages Are Negatively Impacting Latino Workers

It comes as no surprise that Walmart is once again under fire for the treatment of employees. This week, all eyes were on Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting, where advocacy groups took the fight to the executives to advocate for higher wages and also change policies regarding sexual harassment. Adriana Bautista, 35, has been working for […]

  • Jun 5, 2019
  • 4:41 PM

Are Thomas Rivera Schatz’s Attacks on Press Just a Smokescreen to Distract From Senate Employee FBI Arrest?

The President of the Puerto Rican Senate has a history of harassing, threatening and intimidating journalists.

  • Jun 4, 2019
  • 4:16 PM