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.
In recent years, the Puerto Rican and U.S. federal governments have shown themselves incapable of mounting an adequate response to humanitarian crises, often playing games with aid for political benefit.
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.
As American audiences focus on the symbolic and not functioning guillotines Puerto Rican protesters carried on Thursday, the news cycle on the island is telling a totally different story.
Going beyond symbolism, we need to be inspired by the times during which the Puerto Rican independence movement organized in favor of specific causes with explicit demands.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hundreds of people joined a protest Thursday organized by Puerto Rican singer René Pérez of Calle 13 fame in a demonstration reminiscent of those that ousted the island’s former governor last year. Anger is growing over emergency aid that until recently sat unused in a warehouse amid ongoing earthquakes.
A special episode from NPR’s Code Switch, reporter Adrian Florido headed down to Puerto Rico and attended many cockfights to understand what the ban means for locals.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside the seaside governor’s mansion and Capitol building on Monday to demand the U.S. territory’s leader resignation and to protest the recent discovery of apparently forgotten disaster supplies amid continuing earthquakes.
The argument is simple, but the narrative not so much.
Latino Rebels Radio: January 19, 2020.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Gov. Wanda Vázquez fired the heads of Puerto Rico’s housing and family departments Sunday in the latest fallout over the discovery of a warehouse filled with emergency supplies dating from Hurricane María.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — People in a southern Puerto Rico city discovered a warehouse filled with water, cots and other unused emergency supplies, then set off a social media uproar Saturday when they broke in to retrieve goods as the area struggles to recover from a strong earthquake.
‘We Don’t Trust the Government:’ Fear Casts Doubt at Beginning of Second Term for Puerto Rico’s Public Schools
“Our children are not safe. They [the DE] wants to rush through this process, and we don’t trust the government,” school parent Mely Román told Latino Rebels.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s government is opening public schools next week without knowing if they can withstand a big earthquake as concerns grow about weakened infrastructure that is displacing thousands of students.
La falta de transparencia del Departamento de Educación permea el proceso de las inspecciones luego de los temblores, tal como ocurrió con las revisiones que se hicieron después del huracán María.
PONCE, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Antonetti family sat in the shade of a tree eating orange slices while contemplating the long day ahead of them in a dusty parking lot in southern Puerto Rico.
Seismologists like me are constantly working to better understand earthquakes, including advancing ways to help vulnerable communities before, during and after damaging events.