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Puerto Rico government bank reaches deal with some creditors

 05/16/2017 - 04:55
 Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, speaking in San Juan, Puerto Rico on May 15, 2017. EFE/Puerto Rico's Governors Office

Puerto Rico's Government Development Bank (GDB) reached a debt-restructuring agreement with a "significant group" of creditors,  avoiding a protracted bankruptcy.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 4:45am
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 Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, speaking in San Juan, Puerto Rico on May 15, 2017. EFE/Puerto Rico's Governors Office

Puerto Rico files for bankruptcy

 05/04/2017 - 06:20
Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello Nevares (L), next to representative to the Fiscal Oversight Boar (JSF), Elias Sanchez (R), during a press conference at La Fortaleza Governor residence, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 3, 2017. EFE/Thais LLorca

 Puerto Rico on Wednesday sought relief under a law enacted to help the United States commonwealth restructure its massive debt load, paving the way for what could be the largest-ever bankruptcy case involving a US local government entity.

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Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 6:15am
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Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello Nevares (L), next to representative to the Fiscal Oversight Boar (JSF), Elias Sanchez (R), during a press conference at La Fortaleza Governor residence, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 3, 2017. EFE/Thais LLorca

In Colombia, a model town for sustainable adaptation to climate change

 04/24/2017 - 02:50
Neida Zambrano (l) and the head of the local United Nations project to adapt to climate change, Diana Diaz (r), give a tour of a new house adapted to global warming in the Colombian town of El Torno on April 22, 2017. The town was seriously affected in 2010 by flooding, which destroyed crops and homes, but today the community of 600 residents is an example of resilience and sustainable adaptation to climate change. EFE/Mauricio Dueñas Castañeda

The town of El Torno, in Colombia's northern province of Sucre, was seriously affected by flooding, which destroyed crops and homes, but today the community of 600 residents is an example of resilience and sustainable adaptation to climate change.

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Monday, April 24, 2017 - 2:45am
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Neida Zambrano (l) and the head of the local United Nations project to adapt to climate change, Diana Diaz (r), give a tour of a new house adapted to global warming in the Colombian town of El Torno on April 22, 2017. The town was seriously affected in 2010 by flooding, which destroyed crops and homes, but today the community of 600 residents is an example of resilience and sustainable adaptation to climate change. EFE/Mauricio Dueñas Castañeda

“Help Wanted” at the City of Philadelphia

 04/14/2017 - 09:54
Director of the Office of Human Resources, Pedro Rodriguez, wants to bring diversity to city government.

El conocimiento es poder en tiempos de Trump

 03/21/2017 - 13:09
Memebers of the New Sanctuary Movement during training. Photo Courtesy: Peter Pedemonti. 
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Cómo las organizaciones locales trabajan para proteger a los inmigrantes contra el Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas en la Era de Trump.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 12:30pm
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Cómo las organizaciones locales trabajan para proteger a los inmigrantes contra el Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas en la Era de Trump. Foto: Peter Pedemonti. 

Knowledge is Power: How Local Orgs are Fighting ICE in Trump’s Era

 03/21/2017 - 13:06
Memebers of the New Sanctuary Movement during training. Photo Courtesy: Peter Pedemonti. 
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Local social justice organizations are ramping up and changing tactics in the era of Donald Trump.

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Memebers of the New Sanctuary Movement during training. Photo Courtesy: Peter Pedemonti.