Stories about Puerto Rico (U.S.)
“If you don’t have a proper system to transparently account for [certain measures], you can’t really tell whether you’re making it to carbon neutrality by 2050.”
"Did you know that our first and only Olympic gold medals have been won by two women?"
Puerto Ricans remember renowned artist's legacy.
"I want to know, now what? How will these alerts be communicated to the citizenry that's not on Social Media? This is quite sobering I tell you."
"The government and the university's administration have more than the necessary excuses to continue the privatization of the UPR and the access of education"
Wildlife suffers from the effects of natural disasters too, and after the tough 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, conservationists across the Caribbean are helping bird populations to be resilient.
Local media outlets in Puerto Rico are finding that key information about hurricane damage has been, as one US Congressman put it, "whitewashed."
This week, two populations on opposite sides of the globe are facing communication shutdowns amid rapidly worsening humanitarian crises.
Irma and Maria's passing and aftermath have once again brought to light Puerto Rico’s primordial conundrum: colonialism.
Pepito is known for its sharp critique of the government and of elected officials in both the governments of Puerto Rico and of the United States.
Juice Media's 'Honest Government Adverts' pose a simple question: Are you ready for this much honesty?
"The people of Puerto Rico refuse to pay a debt that is not ours. We will not choose between education or healthcare. Our elders will not have their pensions reduced."
His sentence expires on May 17.
Higher education in Puerto Rico finds itself in crisis following major budget cutbacks and a wave of resignations at the University of Puerto Rico.
San Juan major Carmen Yulín announced that the city will be preparing a special event for his arrival in May.
Oscar López Rivera, Puerto Rico's Longest-Serving Political Prisoner, Has Sentence Commuted by President Obama
His release will not be immediate, however.
Puerto Rican Oscar López Rivera is one of the longest serving political prisoners in the world. In this episode, we discuss the movement to get President Obama to pardon him.
"If the problem is properly looked at, the 2016 elections could be a good moment to initiate a massive movement of indignant people in favor of CHANGING the electoral system..."
Human rights activists in Puerto Rico examine the potential consequences of conservative policies from President Donald Trump and Governor Ricardo Roselló.
The blackout meant hardship for Puerto Ricans, but it also brought out the best qualities of many.
"It is a huge disappointment to see our fellow Puerto Rican policemen brothers being used as pawns to repress their own people."