In Puerto Rico, ‘Historic Moment’ for Labor Movement

Like many firsts of May in the past, this year’s May Day will see workers and activists around the world take to the streets to demand greater labor rights and protections. In Puerto Rico, they will also be condemning displacement and environmental destruction.

  • Apr 28, 2023
  • 1:47 PM

CPI Scores Federal Court Win Against Fiscal Control Board for Access to Information

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Boston rejected the Fiscal Control Board for Puerto Rico’s claim that, due to “sovereign immunity,” it did not have to submit to the right of access to information and deliver documents on their processes requested by the Centro de Periodismo Investigativo.

  • May 25, 2022
  • 11:51 AM

Key Features of Puerto Rico Status Act

The Puerto Rico Status Act brings together two competing bills in the House: the Puerto Rico Self-Determination Act and the Puerto Rico Statehood Admission Act. Here’s a quick breakdown of what’s in it.

  • May 20, 2022
  • 4:20 PM

Supreme Court Case Tests Equal Rights of U.S. Citizens in Puerto Rico

On Tuesday, November 9, the Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments in the case of United States v. José Luis Vaello Madero. At issue is whether a U.S. citizen has equal access to social safety-net programs when living in a U.S. territory.

  • Nov 10, 2021
  • 3:50 PM

Senate Confirms Puerto Rican Judge Gustavo Gelpí to 1st Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston

On Monday, the Senate voted to confirm the nomination of Judge Gustavo Gelpí to the Court of Appeals for the First Circuit based in Boston, making him the second Puerto Rican judge to be a member of that court.

  • Oct 18, 2021
  • 9:30 PM

Puerto Rico Fiscal Control Board’s Scandalous Secrecy Exposed

Why does La Junta want to dismiss a CPI lawsuit that calls for greater transparency?

  • Nov 19, 2019
  • 4:31 PM

Puerto Rico Begins Allowing Transgender People to Change Their Birth Certificates

“It is a huge relief to finally have an accurate birth certificate that is a true reflection of who I am. It makes me feel safer and like my country finally recognizes me.”

  • Jul 18, 2018
  • 9:53 AM

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