Wednesday, 21 August , 2019

Puerto Rico

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...

Puerto Rico Needs Massive Emergency Aid Now -and an End to...

The island has become a target not only for rapacious vulture funds but also for exponents of Katrina-style “disaster capitalism.” By Ed Morales Hurricane Maria has...

Oscar López Rivera is Finally Free!

Puerto Rican leader Oscar López Rivera, who was detained in the United States because of his struggle for the independence of his country, enjoyed...

Wall Street Vultures Descend On Debt-Ridden Puerto Rico

‘Any “bailout” that might occur … seems directed only at the Wall Street vultures who now control most of the debt,’ Déborah Berman-Santana tells MintPress News in a sprawling interview about the debt crisis in Puerto Rico.

Puerto Rico: The Crisis Exposes Deception

Ten years of recession have made Puerto Rico’s government insolvent and made its economy collapse. The problems of Puerto Rico started before the global crisis emerged in Wall Street and now it contributes to making the crisis public but also, much more serious. Now, it is finally revealing the fiscal and economic failure of the colonial regime and it has caught the nation in a situation which appears impossible to solve.