‘Brains’ Behind Trump Election Scheme Lying Low in Puerto Rico

Kenneth Chesebro, a Harvard-trained lawyer accused of crafting former President Donald Trump’s fake elector strategy to overturn the results of the 2020 election, has kept a “low profile” since the attack on the U.S. Capitol in January 2021, having moved to Puerto Rico last year.

  • Aug 18, 2023
  • 1:06 PM

Puerto Rico, US Leaders Seek Jones Act Waiver For Puerto Rico After Fiona

As fuel in Puerto Rico grows scarcer after Hurricane Fiona, an oil tanker loaded with much-needed diesel fuel is treading water off the coast of Puerto Rico, unable to dock because a 1920 law, known as the Jones Act, requires ships to be U.S.-owned if they want to load or unload.

  • Sep 28, 2022
  • 2:27 PM

Indian Backlog Immigrants Offer Durbin Redemption Through Eagle Act

The Equal Access to Green Cards for Legal Employment Act of 2022 or Eagle Act is an obscure bill, strangely bipartisan in the House with a low-key advocacy organization, Immigration Voice, that was on Capitol Hill this week for meetings with staffers for Republican Senators Josh Hawley (MO), Mike Lee (UT), and Tom Cotton (AR), plus the Senate offices of Democratic Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (NV) and Tina Smith (MN).

  • Jun 15, 2022
  • 4:23 PM

From EL FARO ENGLISH: Summit in LA Showcases Biden’s Central America Problem

Four days before the Summit of the Americas begins on June 6 in Los Angeles, the U.S. is short on friends in the Northern Triangle. Even Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei, once President Joe Biden’s ally of last resort, said he will not attend.

  • Jun 2, 2022
  • 1:23 PM

Green Card Backlog Wins Big in House Bill as Undocumented Community Demands More From Senate

Immigration advocates got a rare, if uneven policy win Friday when the House of Representatives voted 220-213 to pass a hard-fought version of the Build Back Better Act that includes a mixed bag of relief provisions facing an uncertain future in the Senate.

  • Nov 19, 2021
  • 3:54 PM

Georgia Latino Voters Could Play Decisive Role in Senate Runoff Elections

Georgia is home to just over 1 million Latinos.

  • Dec 17, 2020
  • 5:01 PM

Immigration Raids: Impacts and Aftermath on Mississippi Communities

“Three months ago, on August 7, 2019, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement sent hundreds of agents to Mississippi to arrest nearly 700 workers at seven chicken processing plants across the state. It was the largest statewide workplace raid in U.S. history, with 680 community members arrested,” Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-MS) said.

  • Nov 7, 2019
  • 2:12 PM

Public Power Versus Privatized Power: The Debate in Puerto Rico Before and After Hurricane María

The World Bank says that there is practically no difference in services both sectors offer.

  • Jan 24, 2019
  • 4:54 PM

Republican Senators Quietly Pushed Privatization of Puerto Rico’s Power Utility

Emails obtained by the Center for Investigative Journalism suggest undue pressure and influence around Puerto Rico’s Fiscal Control Board on energy policy issues. Treasury demanded explanations about Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s announcement to privatize the island’s public power utility without consulting them.

  • Dec 6, 2018
  • 10:00 PM

Senadores republicanos promovieron ‘en voz baja’ la privatización de la AEE

Correos electrónicos obtenidos por el Centro de Periodismo Investigativo apuntan a presiones e influencias indebidas alrededor de la Junta de Control Fiscal en asuntos de política energética. Desde el Tesoro federal exigieron explicaciones sobre el anuncio de Rosselló de privatizar la corporación pública sin consultarles.

  • Nov 29, 2018
  • 8:32 AM

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