A Marshall Plan for Puerto Rico…Angelo Falcón Gets it Right

  Some people talk forever and do nothing. Others quietly move the world.  At 1:34 this morning, Angelo Falcón e-mailed me a letter which he’d sent to the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA). Here it is: To: National… Read More

C-SPAN Interview with Author Nelson Denis

With Puerto Rico on the edge of bankruptcy, and its Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla declaring that its public debt of $73 billion is “not payable,” C-SPAN has just released an hour-long interview on the War Against All Puerto… Read More

Greece, Puerto Rico, and the IMF: How Freddy Krueger will kill Puerto Rico

The Greek economy has collapsed. Over the past five years, its GDP shrank by 25%.  Youth unemployment stands at 60%. As of yesterday, June 29, it closed all its banks for one week. Today, June 30, it defaulted… Read More

United Nations Special Committee on Decolonization Approves Text Supporting Puerto Rico’s “Inalienable Right to Self-Determination”

  I tricked you with this headline. The headline is a year old, published by the United Nations press office on June 23, 2014. You can read the entire press release here: http://www.un.org/press/en/2014/gacol3269.doc.htm But the United Nations also… Read More