» Hearing Planned on Territories Medicaid Cliff
21/05/19 02:06 from Puerto Rico Report
Rep. Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan of the Northern Mariana Islands, vice chair of the House Natural Resources Committee for Insular Affairs, has called a hearing on Thursday about the pending Medicaid funding shortage in the U.S. territ...

» Battle for Puerto Rico’s Energy Future
20/05/19 17:05 from Puerto Rico Report
Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) has produced a report laying out “Growing Risks to the Implementation of Puerto Rico’s Energy Transformation.” The report contrasts Act 17 of 2019, a bold law committing Puerto Rico to renewable...

» Charles Schumer Speaks on Puerto Rico Disaster Aid
15/05/19 17:03 from Puerto Rico Report
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke on the floor of the U.S. Senate on May 14th, on the subject of Puerto Rico and the disaster relief bill currently under discussion in the Senate. “A lot of Americans are still waiti...

» Poll Shows Support for Puerto Rico Statehood Stronger than for D.C.
14/05/19 11:51 from Puerto Rico Report
A recent poll by Data for Progress found that Americans overall would rather give statehood to Puerto Rico than to Washington, D.C. Both D.C. and Puerto Rico have voted for statehood and Puerto Rico has formally requested statehood. Both...

» House Passes Disaster Relief Bill Including Puerto Rico
13/05/19 17:02 from Puerto Rico Report
In a 257-150 vote, the House passed a $19.1 billion disaster relief bill. 34 of the “yes” votes came from Republicans, in spite of President Trump’s urgings to vote against the bill, saying, “Republicans must stic...

» Alex Cora Won’t Visit the White House
09/05/19 16:14 from Puerto Rico Report
The Boston Red Sox will be visiting the White House, but their General manager, Alex Cora, will stay away in protest, according to ESPN. Cora is from Caguas, Puerto Rico, and has often said that he represents Puerto Rico. In negotiating ...

» The Uniqueness of Puerto Rico’s Bees
06/05/19 02:34 from Puerto Rico Report
Puerto Rico has a significant advantage over states when it comes to beekeeping. In the States, bees’ travel cannot be controlled enough by their keepers to allow any beekeeper to claim that they make organic honey. Bees may be vis...

» Marysol Castro Hits it Out of the Park from Behind the Microphone
04/05/19 16:24 from Puerto Rico Report
Many Puerto Ricans have achieved great success as players in Major League Baseball. This baseball season Puerto Rico has yet another type of victory in Marysol Castro, who is announcing plays behind the microphone for the New York Mets. ...

» The Death Penalty in Puerto Rico
03/05/19 16:22 from Puerto Rico Report
The death penalty was abolished in Puerto Rico in 1929, two years after the last hanging took place in the U.S. territory. “The death penalty shall not exist” is part of the territory’s 1952 constitution, approved by th...

» The “McKinsey Way” in Puerto Rico
30/04/19 21:07 from Puerto Rico Report
Puerto Rico’s Financial Oversight and Management Board (FOMB) is facing a number of challenges right now, from ongoing conflict with the territorial government to a legal ruling declaring the board unconstitutional. They’re r...

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