Puerto Rico


Supreme Court to Hear Case on Puerto Rico Fiscal Control Board

The U.S. Supreme Court announced it will hear a case about the constitutionality of the appointments to the Fiscal Oversight and Management Board that manages Puerto Rico’s financial affairs and is renegotiating its $70 billion-plus in public debt while the island is in bankruptcy. The court, which is set to […]


Madison Anderson Berríos, a Symbol of Puerto Rico

It had to happen sometime – a Miss Universe-Puerto Rico who was not born in Puerto Rico, who possesses an Anglo-Saxon monicker and who is not fluent in Spanish. Oh, and she lives in Florida, the de facto headquarters of Puerto Rican migration. Puerto Ricans both here and on the […]


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 […]


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 […]