Category Archives: Puerto Rico politics and government

Ángel Pérez and Antonio Soto accuse each other of stealing the primaries before the start of the count of the primaries

https://www.elnuevodia.com/noticias/politica/nota/angelperezyantoniosotoseacusanmutuamentederobarselasprimarias-1239394 TRANSLATED FROM SPANISH: Ángel Pérez and Antonio Soto accuse each other of stealing the primaries Before the start of the count of the primaries Thursday, April 19, 2012 – 12:00 AM Updated on: Thursday, April 19, 2012 – 9:26 … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico court orders new murder trial for judge’s son because 11 to 1 verdict wasn’t unanimous

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/puerto-rico-court-orders-new-murder-trial-for-judges-son/2020/05/27/0159be1e-a06e-11ea-be06-af5514ee0385_story.html Puerto Rico court orders new murder trial for judge’s son By DÁnica Coto | AP  May 27, 2020 at 7:01 p.m. GMT-4   SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – The son of a federal judge convicted in 2014 of killing his … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s Governor to lead negotiations on the status referendum – statehood or not

If Puerto Rico becomes a state, Federal Income taxes will apply to Puerto Rican’s income.  Not a good trade-off. https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/governortoleadnegotiationsonthestatusreferendum-2569431 Governor to lead negotiations on the status referendum The Plebiscite Act gives Wanda Vázquez a short time to get the … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico government continues paying all government workers, even those NOT working while at home. Now PR wants to give them an extra $500 bonus.

Where is the shared sacrifice?  There are already too many government workers in Puerto Rico relative to the overall population.  It’s easy to give away money that’s not your own.  Taken to its logical conclusion, this is a race to … Continue reading

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US DOJ Sounds Alarm Over Violation of Civil Rights in Lockdown Orders in Puerto Rico

Apparently US DOJ Attorney General William Barr thinks Puerto Rico’s governor is abusing her authority, will support any lawsuits individuals file against the Puerto Rican government. DOJ Sounds Alarm Over Violation of Civil Rights in Lockdown Orders DOJ Sounds Alarm … Continue reading

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Police to Close Certain Streets on Labor Day in Puerto Rico To Mitigate Protesting

We Puerto Ricans love a large vocal protest.  How else to make our voice heard against corruption and other problems? Police to Close Certain Streets on Labor Day Police to Close Certain Streets on Labor Day By CyberNews on April … Continue reading

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Senator Grassley says Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced’s suggestions in response to his letter “are unfortunate and untrue.” Why is the governor hiding information, not being transparent?

Why Is Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced’s administration hiding information about the scandalous awarding of Coronavirus testing kits?  Must we remind her about the scandal of finding the relief supplies that were hiding in Ponce after the January 2020 earthquake?  Where … Continue reading

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