Puerto Ricans


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 […]


Puerto Rico Swears in New Governor Wanda Vázquez

After Puerto Rico Supreme Court Ousts Pedro Pierluisi as Governor Puerto Rico swore in a new governor, Wanda Vázquez, on Wednesday – the third in a week and the second woman to hold the post – after a Puerto Rico Supreme Court decision ousted Pedro Pierluisi, who was appointed by […]


Puerto Rico Bungles Gubernatorial Succession

Puerto Rico has a full-on constitutional crisis on its hands following the resignation of Ricardo Rosselló. The wrong person has assumed the governorship, subverting the laws of succession and assuring that the matter will wind up in court. Whether voters like or dislike any of the candidates in line for […]