House Republicans, who are now deliberating the government’s 2018 budget, pledge to eliminate deficits within a decade. Well, good luck with that. It must be obvious that chronic deficits reflect a basic political impasse that can be broken only if majorities in Congress do things they’ve refused to do: trim Social Security benefits; raise taxes significantly; control health spending. There is a giant mismatch between what Americans want from government and what they’ll pay for with taxes.
Una propuesta bipartidista ha sido aprobada en un congreso conocido actualmente por pelear sus asuntos con dientes y uñas.
Puerto Ricans on the mainland are increasing in number by the day.
Puerto Ricans are creating thriving communities outside of the island in light of the debt crisis.
Puerto Rico files for bankruptcy protection.
A bipartisan bill was passed in a congress currently known for fighting on issues tooth and nail.
Where are the Puerto Rican doctors going?
Café Con Comics has a breakout star.
In a packed auditorium inside of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, community leaders, activists and guests lined up to attend the special event, Latino Politics: Philadelphia and Puerto Rico. During the impressive panel discussion, notable community leaders discussed the rich and unique history shared between Puerto Rico and Philadelphia.
DNC Hispanic Caucus
Protesters demanded action from President Barack Obama to release Óscar López Rivera, a puerto rican nationalist who has been a political prisoner since the 80s.
Los manifestantes pidieron al presidente Barack Obama la liberación de Óscar López Rivera, un nacionalista puertorriqueño que ha estado detenido en una prisión federal desde los años 80, acusado de conspiración por su participación en las Fuerzas Armadas de Liberación Nacional.
The U.S. Senate has finally responded to the debt crisis in Puerto Rico with the new Promesa law. The problem is, Puerto Ricans have no say in how they will begin to dig out of the deep debt hole they find themselves in.
The island did not make the $422 million debt payment due Monday.
The Broadway star has already directed a plea at politicians to help the debt-stricken island.
The island will not pay $37.3 million of the $1 billion debt due next week.