Puerto Rico is an unincorporated territory of the US, whose capital is San Juan. Official languages of Puerto Rico are Spanish and English. Its economy is considered to be the most competitive in Latin America.
Tens of thousands of water bottles intended for hurricane survivors in Puerto Rico have been found sitting in a field unopened. After a similar discovery last year, the find suggests massive waste in the US disaster relief effort.
Puerto Rico’s embattled governor Ricardo Rosselló said on Wednesday that he will step down from the island’s most senior political position. Throughout the week, massive protests calling for his resignation brought the US...
The Governor of Puerto Rico Ricardo Rosselló has announced his resignation following days of massive protests demanding his impeachment over leaked texts with allies where the politician used homophobic and sexist language.
Thousands of protesters calling for the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rosselló have brought Puerto Rico almost to a standstill. Public outrage was prompted by his texts mocking victims of the devastating 2017 hurricane, Maria.
Progressives in the US routinely denounce both colonization and racist oppression of “people of color.” So why is only Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez advocating self-determination for the US colony of Puerto Rico?
Calling each other “unhinged” and “crazed,” President Donald Trump and San Juan’s Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz went tit-for-tat on Twitter over relief efforts in Puerto Rico which is still recovering from a 2017 hurricane.