Stories about Puerto Rico (U.S.) from August, 2009
The executive director of the government project Portal del Futuro defended the construction of a luxury mega-resort by telling residents of neighboring communities that they would not have access to this kind of project because "such is life." Puerto Rican bloggers respond to his remarks.
The Puerto Rican government has issued an order to remove 200 families from the Villas del Sol community, under the premise that they illegally occupied lands that are prone to flooding. As the families continue to resist the eviction order, bloggers weigh in.
Rick Lowe at Weblog Bahamas and Puerto Rico's Gil the Jenius both take a look at the challenges facing education in their respective countries.