Category Archives: Puerto Rico politics and government

Trump thanks Puerto Rican governor, Wanda Vazquez Garced, for 2020 election endorsement

https://nypost.com/2020/10/08/trump-thanks-puerto-rican-governor-for-2020-endorsement Trump thanks Puerto Rican governor for 2020 election endorsement By Ben Feuerherd October 8, 2020 | 8:15pm Enlarge Image President Donald Trump and Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vazquez AFP via Getty Images; REUTERS President Trump thanked the Puerto Rican … Continue reading

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Governor Wanda Vazquez endorses Donald Trump for President

https://www.miamiherald.com/news/politics-government/state-politics/article246266625.html Gov. Wanda Vázquez asks Puerto Rican diaspora to vote for President Trump By Syra Ortiz-Blanes and Bianca Padró Ocasio October 06, 2020 06:12 PM, Updated October 06, 2020 11:43 PM Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vázquez endorsed President Donald Trump … Continue reading

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Fiscal Board sends Property Tax Recommendations to Puerto Rico government. If PR property taxes go up, real estate values will go down

This is basic economics.  If it costs more with higher property taxes to own a property, property will become less valuable, and property values will go down.  It remains to be seen if the PR government will reform the current … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico governor calling for the island to be made a US state LOSES bid to lead her party in chaotic primary election that saw delayed and missing ballots

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8632623/Puerto-Rico-holds-2nd-voting-round-chaotic-primaries.html Puerto Rico governor calling for the island to be made a US state LOSES bid to lead her party in chaotic primary election that saw delayed and missing ballots Puerto Rican Gov. Wanda Vázquez was hoping to lead the … Continue reading

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Puerto Ricans, upset at botched primary, demand answers. The Elections Commission failed to print and distribute enough ballots to multiple voting locations

The incompetence and mismanagement continues.  The Elections Commission had ONE JOB, to ensure enough ballots were printed and distributed, yet failed miserably.  The primary was already extended for 2 months from June until August 7, so they had plenty of … Continue reading

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Pensions must be out of electoral intentions. Politicians shouldn’t using public resources for political purposes.

  https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/editorial/pensions-must-be-out-of-electoral-intentions Pensions must be out of electoral intentions Using public resources for a promise of questionable feasibility, that would require hasty legislative compliance with the exact terms that the Constitution establishes for a constitutional amendment, is unjustifiable. jueves, 23 … Continue reading

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Gov. Wanda Vázquez Will Be Investigated by an Independent Special Prosecutor

Gov. Wanda Vázquez Will Be Investigated by an Independent Special Prosecutor Gov. Wanda Vázquez Will Be Investigated by an Independent Special Prosecutor Written By Mivette Vega Originally Published July 20, 2020 6:03 pm EDT Gov. Wanda Vázquez during a news … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico announces referendum to protect public pensions

Past Puerto Rico politicians bankrupted Puerto Rico by borrowing too much money, as a sign of incompetence and mismanagement.  Now the citizens suffer.   Hard choices must be made to reduce the size of government, reduce entitlements, aka “free stuff.” https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/puerto-rico-announces-referendum-protect-public-pensions-71880845Continue reading

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Treasury provides options to taxpayers with difficulties to file returns, pay on Wednesday deadline

Treasury provides options to taxpayers with difficulties to file returns, pay on Wednesday deadline Treasury provides options to taxpayers with difficulties to file returns, pay on Wednesday deadline By Caribbean Business on July 15, 2020 Puerto Rico Treasury Department (Juan … Continue reading

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Secretary of the Department of Health, Lorenzo González, warned Wanda not to do campaign rallies but she provoked him by going to a rally against his advice

It appears that Governor Wanda feels that she is above the law.  This is hypocritical behavior, to ask citizens to maintain social distance, yet she is going to campaign rallies where she is participating in the congregation of people packed … Continue reading

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