Top leaders of Puerto Rico’s “Commonwealth” party are sending letters to U.S. senators to discourage Federal action on making the territory a State even if… Read More »Commonwealthers Write Against Plebiscite on Statehood Their Party Proposed Before
President Obama’s new budget included a proposal to extend the Earned Income Tax Credit to adults with no children. The Treasury Department, along with the… Read More »Earned Income Tax Credit for the Children of Puerto Rico?
Former Gov. Luis Fortuño spoke to the Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce this week. Fortuño said that his tough financial cuts and transparency with Wall… Read More »Fortuño Speaks on Puerto Rico’s Economy
A leading Russian political analyst has suggested that his country establish a relationship with Crimea, the part of Ukraine it invaded this week, similar to… Read More »Russian Errs in Suggesting Crimea Have Puerto Rico’s Status
Puerto Ricans are extremely unhappy and pessimistic. A scientific poll taken February 19-24 found very negative views regarding: conditions in the territory; their personal finances and… Read More »Puerto Ricans Negative on Territory; Disappointed in “Commonwealth” Leaders
After his 2014 budget successfully proposed legislation to resolve Puerto Rico’s fundamental issue — whether the territory will become a State or a nation, President… Read More »Obama Budget Anticlimactic for Territory After Law to Resolve Fundamental Issue
The U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee chairman’s Federal tax reform bill would phase out the deduction used by the businesses in the… Read More »Reform Would Also End Puerto Rico Manufacturing Tax Deduction