Puerto Rico


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Latinos Were Undercounted in the Census. Here’s Why It Matters.

Undercounted states can lose out not only on political representation and Electoral College votes, but, very importantly, on federal funding that uses census data as a base. This can have a profound impact on individuals and families.

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Los Camioneros: a Force That Impacts Far More Than the Economy in Puerto Rico

Truck driving has become one of the most important trades in Puerto Rico because of the island's dependence on imports.

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Jill Biden Shows Solidarity With Puerto Rico’s Teachers and Healthcare Workers

The First Lady sends compassion and support to people on the island, who have deal with great challenges from the pandemic, especially those in Guánica, which were affected by earthquakes.

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Parents in Puerto Rico Protest 2-Week School Closings After Covid Spike

Parents on both sides of the controversial issue weigh in, as the government is challenged to offer solutions that allow parents to work from home.

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UK COVID Variant Has Been Detected in Puerto Rico

At least three cases of the easily spread variant are confirmed. Experts encourage people to continue with safety measures and the vaccination process.

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Puerto Rico Official Wants Supplemental Security Benefits for Thousands of Island Residents

The speaker of the local House of Representatives wants the United States Department of Justice to address a court case that affects over 300,000 Puerto Ricans residing on the island who do not receive the supplementary benefit.

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¡Wepa! María Rivera Becomes Rhode Island’s First Latina Mayor

The daughter of hardworking Puerto Rican parents proudly carries “la mancha de plátano” in her DNA.