Rossello Asks Fellow Governors for Support

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló has sent letters to the governors of several states asking for their help in persuading their state delegations in Congress… Read More

Honoring Carmen Delgado Votaw

On the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives last week, Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) honored Carmen Delgado Votaw, whom he called a “civil and… Read More

Governor Rossello Takes Action

“The PNP has taken the right steps in its first 2 months,” according to Alerta Progresista. Alerta Progresista describes its organization as “the largest social… Read More

Trump HHS Nominee Promises to Look into Healthcare Resources for Puerto Rico

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary nominee Tom Price told the Senate Finance Committee yesterday that the Federal government would have to find additional money… Read More

President Trump Keeps Silent on Puerto Rico

According to a report in Caribbean Business, President Trump met with Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello at Trump Towers. Spokespeople for both Trump and Rossello… Read More

Puerto Rico’s New Governor Says Puerto Rico Status Belies U.S. Claims of Democracy

Puerto Rico’s new Governor, Ricardo Rossello, has called for statehood for Puerto Rico. In the video clip above, he is quoted as saying that “the… Read More

Board, Gov-Elect Change Puerto Rico Fiscal Plan

Puerto Rico Financial Oversight and Management Board members and New Progressive Party (PNP) leaders elected last month to take over the reins of the territorial… Read More

Rep. Alan Grayson Calls for Presidential Votes for Puerto Rico

The people of Puerto Rico are natural-born citizens of the United States. This has been true since 1917, when Congress gave citizenship to everyone born… Read More

Mike Pence’s Statement on Puerto Rico

Vice President-elect Mike Pence did not discuss Puerto Rico during the campaign, but he did make a statement on the subject in 2010 during congressional… Read More

Pierluisi: Puerto Rico’s Territory Status Undignified, Unsustainable

Pedro Pierluisi, Puerto Rico’s Resident Commissioner for the past eight years, delivered his final floor speech on December 7th, 2016. Beginning with thanks to his… Read More