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Puerto Rico's Dance With Debt

Puerto Rico, a de facto colony of the US, is usually not in the news outside of the travel and style sections. But as it stumbles towards a September default deadline that threatens to shut down government operations, the island territory has been a fixture in the business press, with headlines like: “Puerto Rico Faces Tough Choices Ahead,” “Puerto Rico Power Authority Deadline Extended,” and “A Desperate Puerto Rico Raises $1.2 Billion in Short-term Financing.” 134 more words

Urban/Global Politics

#PuertoRico: this is what #collapse looks like

When people talk about a SHTF (shit hits the fan) moment or situation, we often think about a ‘zombie apocalypse’ or 1929 watershed type of event.   884 more words

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico governor urges federal help in drug war

By Annika McGinnis, McClatchy Newspapers (June 21, 2012)

WASHINGTON — Puerto Rico Gov. Luis Fortuno asked the federal government Thursday for help battling drug trafficking and violence on his island and accused the United States of favoring states over territories in the drug war. 558 more words

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Lifestyles of the Tax Predator Ruling Class - the D.C. Ritz Carlton

Several buildings in D.C. are home to our richest ruling class tax predators, living in multimillion dollar loft penthouses, paid for with your money.  Senator… 467 more words

Eric Holder

Tonight on Al Jazeera America: "Should Puerto Rico become the 51st State?"

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With its people culturally united but politically divided, what is the best way forward? Join the conversation at 7:30pm ET. 16 more words

Puerto Rico

Nuevos nombramientos al gabinete de PRSSA

El Presidente de la Asociación de Estudiantes Estadistas de Puerto Rico (PRSSA, por sus siglas en inglés), Josué Rivera, anunció hoy, miércoles, el nombramiento de importantes miembros del gabinete de su organización para el año académico 2013-2014. 251 more words

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Reacción del Ex-Gobernador Luis Fortuño en relación a la asignación de $2.5 millones para un Plebiscito de Estatus en Puerto Rico

REACCIÓN DEL EX-GOBERNADOR LUIS FORTUÑO EN RELACIÓN A LA ASIGNACIÓN DE $2.5 MILLONES INCLUIDOS EN EL PRESUPUESTO FEDERAL PARA CELEBRAR UN PLEBISCITO DE ESTATUS EN PUERTO RICO… 120 more words

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