What’s Next for Puerto Rico

It’s going to be a long week for Puerto Ricans aquí y allá as they eagerly await news of who will succeed Ricardo Rosselló as the 13th governor of Puerto Rico on August 2 after 5 p.m., when he is scheduled to exit stage right. ICYMI, Rosselló resigned on July […]

Puerto Rico Rising

It’s morning in Puerto Rico and the island finally is rising. It did not rise after devastating Hurricane María. It did not rise when food, water and supplies did not get through. It did not rise after more than 3,000 hurricane-related deaths. It did not rise after a nearly a […]

Puerto Rico Governor Under Increased Pressure to Resign

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is living a Nixonian moment, isolated and angry in La Fortaleza, as the clamor rises outside the gates calling for his resignation. The publication of over 800 pages of obscenity-filled text chats among Rosselló, advisors and cabinet members have boxed him in – more than […]

Scandals Embroil Puerto Rico 2 comments

This was the week that was in Puerto Rico. The FBI arrested six people, including current and former administration officials, alleging a corruption scheme, after which the head of a powerful congressional committee called for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló‘s resignation. A new batch of texts or chats became public in which […]