General Strike in Puerto Rico

. As of May 1, the people of Puerto Rico are in a general strike. Thousands of protesters blocked the roads in San Juan yesterday. They also stopped traffic near San Juan’s international airport, and shut down the… Read More

What Gov. Ricky Roselló MUST do for Puerto Rico

  Puerto Rico has selected its next governor: Ricky Roselló. To all appearances Gov. Roselló will not govern ANYTHING, with a US Financial Control Board breathing down his neck. But there are several things that he can accomplish…… Read More

“Dark Money” group spends $200,000 in TV ads, to keep Puerto Rico from receiving any debt relief

  A group called the “Center for Individual Freedom” (CFIF) has purchased $200,000 in TV ads in the Washington D.C. media market, to convince legislators to deny Puerto Rico any immediate debt relief.  The ads will air on… Read More

Dictatorship in the Caribbean: the U.S. prepares a “Financial Control Authority” to rule over Puerto Rico

  Recently, three US Senate committees held public hearings on Puerto Rico’s economic crisis: the finance, judiciary, and energy/natural resources committees. After a month of hearings, the Republican chairs of those three committees – Orrin Hatch (Utah), Charles… Read More

The Prima Donna of Puerto Rico

  During his four years as governor of Puerto Rico (2009-2013) Governor Luis Fortuño fired 30,000 government workers, raised consumer taxes, rolled back pensions, laid off teachers and closed schools. During those same four years the governor’s wife,… Read More