Thursday, 9 February , 2023

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico’s Electricity Nightmare Was Brought to You by Privatization

For years, Puerto Rico has endured a ruthless campaign of austerity and privatization, including a corporate takeover of its once-public power grid. The result:...

2020 Latin America and the Caribbean in Review: the Pink Tide...

by Roger Harris* December 31, 2020 The balance between the US drive to dominate Latin America and the Caribbean and its counterpart, the Bolivarian cause of...

Puerto Rico voters approve statehood referendum

By Justin Boggs Nov 04, 2020 A majority of voters in Puerto Rico approved a non-binding referendum that supports elevating the island territory to statehood status. The...

Bernie’s Back: AOC Backs Sanders as 26,000 Rally in NYC at...

October 21, 2019 Vermont independent senator and 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders held the largest campaign rally of the primary season so far on Saturday....

Puerto Rico governor resigns after popular protests

By Jerry White 25 July 2019 After two weeks of protests demanding his removal, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló announced his resignation late Wednesday night....

Massive protests in Puerto Rico seek governor’s resignation and an end...

The protesters’ immediate demand is for governor Ricardo Rosselló to resign, but the mobilizations have also highlighted the widespread rejection of Puerto Rico’s status...

Ready for War: Trump turns Latin America into a second Middle...

US amasses special ops in Puerto Rico, army in Colombia to oust Maduro – Russian Security Council By deploying troops and special ops forces to...

Vulture Funds Threat Freedom of Information in Puerto Rico

May 25, 2016 A group of organizations linked to the controversial investor George Soros has started the task of trying to make Puerto Rico accept a highly...

US media turns blind eye to the death of 5,000 Puerto...

By Genevieve Leigh 4 June 2018 Last week, a stunning new study was published in the New England Journal of Medicine by a team...

Puerto Rico Matters More

Estimates that more than 4,600 people died after Hurricane Maria demand attention. By John Nichols 1/6/2018 I have written enough books about how media cover politics to...