Even supporters of the Puerto Rico Status Act (PRSA), a bill pending before Congress, are quick to point out that it is not perfect. The… Read More »PRSA: What is the Elephant in the Room?
Three independent nations have treaties with the United States called Compacts of Free Association (COFAs). These countries, which are known as the Freely Associated States… Read More »Freely Associated States Left Vulnerable as Compact Renewals Stagnate
El Nuevo Dia broke the news last week that Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has made a transition to SNAP for Puerto Rico a… Read More »Senate Leader Vows to Make Nutrition Assistance Equality for Puerto Rico a Priority
The term “diaspora” is frequently used to describe people of Puerto Rican heritage living in the states. Some members of the diaspora were born in… Read More »Loss of Spanish in the Puerto Rican Diaspora
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus went to Puerto Rico for Veterans Day weekend. The group included Reps. Nanette Barragán (D-CA), Nydia Velázquez (D-NY), Darren Soto (D-FL),… Read More »The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Makes Veterans Day Visit to Puerto Rico
A significant number of United States Senators expressed support for the Puerto Rico Status Act (PRSA) last week during the bill’s Senate introduction. The Senators’… Read More »PRSA Supporters in Congress Seek a Voice for Puerto Ricans: “Nothing About Me Without Me”