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An Interview With Rafael Bernabe, PPT Candidate of Governor of Puerto Rico

Last week on Living in Spanglish radio, I interviewed PPT Candidate for Governor Rafael Bernabe, who spoke about various aspects of the Puerto Rico debt crisis. 85 more words

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The governor of Puerto Rico will testify, and make a fool of himself, before the United Nations

Gov. García Padilla just announced that if the US Supreme Court rules against his government in Puerto Rico v. Sánchez Valle, he might testify before the United Nations Decolonization Committee and “denounce” the United States for treating Puerto Rico unfairly. 701 more words


Planes y ¿planes?: Parte 3

Planes y ¿planes?: Parte 3

Twitter: @Solus_Lupus_PR

18 de enero de 2015

Luego de las primeras dos entregas de esta serie de columnas en las cuales analicé el… 1,306 more words


Yogi Berra understood Puerto Rico

The world will miss Yogi Berra.

There will be no other like him. He was an honest man, a great role model, and his Yogi-isms contain some of mankind’s greatest wisdom. 221 more words


“Spanish Only” in Puerto Rico: playing politics with our language

On Thursday Sept. 3, Tony Fas Alzamora rammed Bill 1177 through the Senate, without any discussion or debate before the vote was taken.

Bill 1177 will make Spanish the only “official language” of Puerto Rico. 692 more words


Puerto Rican plan to make workers pay for the island’s debt crisis

By Rafael Azul
14 July 2015

The fallout continues in Puerto Rico’s debt crisis following the June 29 announcement by Governor Alejandro García Padilla that the US commonwealth’s $73 billion debt is “not payable.” 714 more words


The Roots of Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis, and Why Austerity Won't Solve It

The Roots of Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis and Why Austerity Won’t Work

The US government is at least partially responsible for the emergency, which is affecting millions of what are effectively second-class citizens… 393 more words
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