The Republican candidate lineup for the presidential primaries is still unusually large, and that brings up another reason that candidates are courting Puerto Rico. The… Read More »Rule 40 Sends Republican Presidential Candidates to Puerto Rico
The Washington Post today described in a front page story how the exodus from Puerto Rico may determine the 2016 presidential election. The newspaper ran a… Read More »Puerto Rican Voters in Florida Have a Historic Opportunity
Earlier this week, former Secretary of State and current Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton announced her support for allowing Puerto Rico’s public entities access… Read More »Chapter 9 Access for Puerto Rico: 2016 Dems Say Yes, Republicans Split
The federal response to Puerto Rico’s financial crisis appears to be a growing issue in the 2016 presidential race. As reported in the Washington Post, Puerto Rico… Read More »Puerto Rico’s Fiscal Crisis Becoming an Issue for 2016 Presidential Elections
Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell Matthews has agreed to convene a joint Federal-territorial working group examine Puerto Rico’s treatment in Federal health programs.… Read More »Federal Official Agrees to Examine Puerto Rico’s Health Care Funding
Recent headlines about Puerto Rico have focused on Puerto Rico’s debt and its related financial crisis. While the island’s significant fiscal problems have overshadowed the status… Read More »Debt, Financial Crisis, and Puerto Rico’s Political Status
Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream During his recent visit to Puerto Rico, possible presidential candidate Jeb Bush was asked his views about including Puerto… Read More »Bush Joins with Fortuno to Urge Inclusion of Puerto Rico in Chapter 9 of US Bankruptcy Code
Former Florida Governor – and likely soon-to-be candidate for the Republican presidential nomination – Jeb Bush (R) visited Puerto Rico to express his continued support… Read More »Jeb Bush Spoke in Puerto Rico, But Was the Message Aimed at a Different Audience?