Yearly Archives: 2019


Congressman to Hold Hearings on PROMESA Oversight of Puerto Rico   Recently updated !

Momentum is building ahead of a proposed congressional hearing that aims to amend the federal PROMESA law that put debt-ridden Puerto Rico in a type of receivership . Arizona Congressman Raúl Grijalva, who heads the House Natural Resources Committee, said earlier that hearings would be held in late October. But […]


Pay Your Overdue Traffic Fines

Charges are discounted with Operation Green Light, and driver’s license are reinstated, too. Many small and local governments couldn’t operate without the fines that its residents pay, sometimes for inconsequential infractions. The Ferguson, Mo., unrest – sparked by the 2014 police shooting death of Michael Brown – brought this to […]


Hurricane María’s Population Impact on Florida

In the days and weeks following Hurricane María in 2017, as packed flights arrived from San Juan, people wondered just how many Puerto Ricans had fled the island that was so devastated it couldn’t provide essential public services such as water and electricity for months to come. It was difficult […]