September 22, 2017

Puerto Rican voters back statehood in questioned referendum

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s governor announced that the U.S. territory overwhelmingly chose statehood on Sunday in a nonbinding referendum held amid a deep economic crisis that has sparked an exodus of islanders to the U.S. mainland. Nearly half a million votes were cast for statehood, about 7,600 for free association/independence and […]

Puerto Rican Day Parade In New York Set To Honor Terrorist With American Blood On His Hands. Democratic Communist Mayor Silent.

The yearly Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City will be honoring a terrorist with American blood on his bands. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio remains silent about it. The parade is honoring Oscar López Rivera as a “National Freedom Hero,” but his background suggests that he is anything but a hero López Rivera is one […]

Puerto Rico requests form of bankruptcy protection.

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló notified the island’s Fiscal Control Board Wednesday that he would seek a form of bankruptcy protection after failed negotiations with creditors. The announcement came as multiple creditors sued the island’s government after a moratorium on lawsuits lapsed Monday. Rosello activated Title III of the PROMESA bill, which provides a protection similar […]