SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A sudden power failure left more than 337,000 customers in the dark across Puerto Rico late Wednesday, enraging many who were recovering from a massive outage that hit the U.S. territory just days ago.
These are the conversations that advance decolonization in Congress. Let’s have them.
About 50 Puerto Rico statehood supporters gathered Tuesday in Union Square on Capitol Hill to support H.R. 1522, the Puerto Rico Statehood Admission Act.
“I thank the Department of Justice for submitting its assessments of both bills,” the Arizona Democrat said on Monday.
At a Friday press conference, LUMA Energy CEO Wayne Stensby claimed that the company projected that they would be able to restore electricity to remaining customers by 6 p.m. Friday night.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Authorities said Friday they are investigating what sparked a fire at a key substation that plunged 900,000 customers into darkness across Puerto Rico, with tens of thousands still without power.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A private company that took over power transmission and distribution in Puerto Rico this month has struggled with widespread outages and growing anger as it scrambled Thursday to control a large fire at a main substation that left thousands in the dark.
The June 16 hearing “will more deeply examine the implications of passing each of the bills.”
This is a textbook example of environmental racism.
While Puerto Rican pro-sovereignty organizations continue to lobby Congressional offices to explain the formula of Free Association, this political option is getting the attention of U.S.-based and Puerto Rican newspapers, sparking debates in Puerto Rico and Washington D.C.
In the early hours of the morning on June 1, protesters began setting up encampments in front of the gates of the newly christened LUMA Energy warehouses and facilities in a bid to not let the workers access their tools
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A private company on Tuesday took over the transmission and distribution operations of Puerto Rico’s power authority, which has struggled with blackouts and bankruptcy, corruption and mismanagement.
Despite its seemingly good intentions, the CAP rescue plan perpetuates the long-standing imperial practice of excluding Puerto Ricans, who are U.S. citizens, from participating in the formation of policies that dramatically affect their lives.
Ricardo Rosselló, Who Resigned in 2019 as Governor of Puerto Rico, Is Now an Elected Member of Pro-Statehood ‘Shadow Congress’
Less than 5% of Puerto Rico’s voters showed up on Sunday.
Essentially, the Insular Cases are the U.S. legal framework that justify a colonial relationship with territories like Puerto Rico American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam and the Virgin Islands.
Ignorance is everywhere but in February of 2015, it felt like it was solely focused on the Puerto Rican who was a Powerball winner.
Contrary to the arguments of some mainland elected officials of Puerto Rican descent, the Self-Determination Act confuses, complicates and delays approval of an honest self-determination process for Puerto Rico.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A grand jury on Thursday indicted Puerto Rican boxer Félix Verdejo in the killing of his pregnant lover, a case potentially eligible for the death penalty.
This story in 2011 put us on the digital map pretty early.