Monthly Archives: April 2020

Another transgender woman killed in Puerto Rico — the third in 8 days

Doesn’t seem safe to be transgender in Puerto Rico. https://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/ny-transgender-woman-killed-puerto-rico-penelope-diaz-ramirez-20200428-sngmirzvajg2xgy6cdkvzwdqhm-story.html Another transgender woman killed in Puerto Rico — the third in 8 days By Muri Assunção New York Daily News | Apr 28, 2020 | 12:37 PM Three transgender women … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Officials Investigated for Corruption During Hurricane Relief

https://www.theepochtimes.com/puerto-rico-officials-investigated-for-corruption-during-hurricane-relief_2560097.html San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz speaks to the media as she arrives at the temporary government center setup at the Roberto Clemente Stadium in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria on Sept. 30, 2017 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. … Continue reading

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Wanda Vázquez to Senator Charles Grassley: These are “unfounded claims” – about Puerto Rico’s reputation as a corrupt government

With such a pronounced longstanding decades long culture of corruption, incompetence, and mismanagement in Puerto Rico, including Governor Wanda Vazquez’s own administration, it’s absurd to say that questions about corruption are “unfounded claims.”  Puerto Rico’s bad reputation is well deserved, … Continue reading

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A dramatic rise in unemployment in Puerto Rico due to forced lockdown of non-essential businesses

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/adramaticriseinunemployment-2564417 A dramatic rise in unemployment Debate continues between rapid impoverishment and exposure to a virus that can kill thousands of lives Monday, April 27, 2020 – 1:42 PM By Ricardo Cortés Chico (Vanessa Serra ) Air traffic reduced globally, … Continue reading

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Why is the culture of corruption in Puerto Rico politicians so pervasive and persistent?

Donald Trump gets many things wrong, but he was right about Puerto Rico’s culture of corruption, incompetence, mismanagement. “Puerto Rico is one of the most corrupt places on earth. Their politicians are either incompetent or corrupt.” – Donald Trump Recent … Continue reading

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Integrating Puerto Rico – By Incorporating Best Practices

WOLPERT GAZTAMBIDE: Integrating Puerto Rico WOLPERT GAZTAMBIDE: Integrating Puerto Rico Christian Wolpert Gaztambide1:44 am, Nov 16, 2018 Guest Columnist In the wake of Hurricane Maria, various campus organizations have mobilized against Yale’s holdings in mutual funds that hold Puerto Rican … Continue reading

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Anticorruption Code for a New Puerto Rico Signed into Law

http://www.mcvpr.com/newsroom-publications-Anticorruption-Code-Puerto-Rico Anticorruption Code for a New Puerto Rico Signed into Law An McV Government Affairs Alert January 15, 2018 On January 4, 2018, Governor Ricardo Rosselló Nevares signed into law House Bill 1350, known as the “Anticorruption Code for a … Continue reading

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The Anti-Corruption Code for the New Puerto Rico

https://nacla.org/news/2019/05/07/anti-corruption-code-new-puerto-rico The Anti-Corruption Code for the New Puerto Rico Amid the ongoing debt crisis and as the Island continues to recover from Hurricane Maria, a new anti-corruption law in Puerto Rico fails to address systemic issues stemming from colonialism, austerity, … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico – Corruption, Seems to be Systemic

https://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/caribbean/pr-corruption.htm Puerto Rico – Corruption One aspect of Puerto Rico’s economy, of which little is known, is the informal, unregulated, and illegal underground economy. This is mostly a cash and service economy. The illegal trade of drugs, for example, has … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s Untold Tale of Corruption – A Longstanding Ongoing Culture of Corruption

https://cfif.org/v/index.php/commentary/43/2990-puerto-ricos-untold-tale-of-corruption Puerto Rico’s Untold Tale of Corruption By Jeff Mazzella Wednesday, February 24 2016 All of these incidents raise the inevitable question: What else is going on in Puerto Rico? By now, many Americans are familiar with the public debt … Continue reading

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