The US declares a “state of emergency” in Puerto Rico due to Zika virus

  Puerto Rico is officially in a “state of emergency,” declared on August 12 by the Obama administration, because of the Zika virus. As noted by the New York Times, many island residents believe the “threat from Zika”… Read More

Donald Trump says Puerto Rico could be renovated and re-branded as Puerto Trump?

  In an Iowa press conference, Trump commanded Jorge Ramos, the Emmy Award-winning journalist, to “sit down.” Then he told Ramos to “go back to Univision” and threw him out of the press conference. Now other reports have… Read More

Obama to Puerto Rico: Drop Dead

  In October 1975, US President Gerald Ford told Mayor Abe Beame that he would extend no assistance to the City of New York, and that he’d veto any congressional bailout funds for New York City. On October… Read More

Puerto Rico’s Governor, Alejandro Garcia Padilla, Declares that the Island’s Debt is Not Payable

  He finally did it. In order to save Puerto Rico from a “death spiral,” Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced that the island cannot pay the $73 billion public debt, in the manner that the US is demanding…. Read More