SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A huge, already damaged radio telescope in Puerto Rico that has played a key role in astronomical discoveries for more than half a century completely collapsed on Tuesday.
The diaspora faces inequity and gentrification in the second U.S. city with the largest Puerto Rican population.
The United States prefers to maintain the status quo and keep Puerto Rico a colony.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The National Science Foundation announced Thursday that it will close the huge telescope at the renowned Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico in a blow to scientists worldwide who depend on it to search for planets, asteroids and extraterrestrial life.
In order to properly understand the issue, we must realize, whatever its merits, that Puerto Ricans in their vast majority have historically favored permanent union with the rest of the United States.
A week after Puerto Rico’s Election Day, missing election boxes, stolen memory cards, and a crashing election results website have led to even more public distrust against the island’s electoral commission.
How many votes are stored in at least 125 briefcases remains unknown, as some contain three while others 500 ballots.
By DÁNICA COTO, Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s elections commission said Tuesday that it has discovered more than 100 briefcases containing uncounted ballots a week after the U.S. territory held its general election, drawing criticism and scorn from voters who now question the validity of the outcomes of certain races. […]
Hector chats about being Afro-Latino with William García-Medina, a Puerto Rican PhD candidate in the Department of American Studies at the University of Kansas.
It is the first time that both of Puerto Rico’s major parties received less than 40% of the vote.
Néstor Alonso faces nine charges, including federal money theft and receiving kickbacks.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — For the first time in decades, voters across Puerto Rico are still waiting for officials to confirm the winners of some of the most high-profile races days after the U.S. territory held its general election.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — People across Puerto Rico awaited final results Wednesday following elections that saw long lines of voters and produced a tight gubernatorial race in the U.S. Caribbean territory.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Voters across Puerto Rico on Tuesday are choosing new leaders they hope can help heal a U.S. territory wracked by corruption, hurricanes, earthquakes and the coronavirus pandemic.
The biggest race is the gubernatorial one, with six total candidates running (five with parties and one running independently).
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Candidates from five parties are vying Tuesday to become Puerto Rico’s next governor, facing voters in the U.S. territory weary of corruption and seeking relief from an onslaught of hurricanes, earthquakes and the coronavirus that has deepened a decade-long economic crisis.
If JLo is a “Negrita del Bronx,” then what do we call a Black Puerto Rican woman from the Bronx?
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s government said Thursday that it has restored 911 emergency service, but an overnight shutdown of the system led to furious criticism of officials accused of failing to take precautions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“I am optimistic that over 3,000 complaints have been filed with the FCC,” Rep. Velázquez told Latino Rebels on Wednesday.
The fact that Puerto Rico has a vast conservative electorate, and the grand majority of these voters support statehood, begs the question of why the GOP would even consider alienating a future constituency.