Puerto Rico Governor’s Campaign to Get “Nasty”

The national media has galvanized the race for Puerto Rico governor like no other recent gubernatorial election. NBCnews, The Hill, Bloomberg and Reuters last week ran with the news that San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz will challenge Gov. Ricardo Rosselló in the first election after Hurricane María accosted Puerto […]


The Revolution Will Be Monetized 1 comment

Nobody can say that Venezuelans have taken their chaotic government lying down. They have protested time and again against first Hugo Chávez and later his hand-picked successor Nicolás Maduro. The difference this time is in who is protesting, which is to say most people. That wasn’t the case earlier. Poor […]


Rick Scott Continues to Court Puerto Ricans

Republican Sen. Rick Scott recently declared himself “the voice of Puerto Rico in the Senate,” after pushing for an additional $600 million in aid for the island in the form of food stamp funds. “Puerto Rico’s success is America’s success and Puerto Rico’s recovery is America’s recovery,” he said. Puerto […]