Month: May 2020


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The Notorious Case of Pablo Casellas Just Took An Unexpected Turn

Judge sets his bond at $2 million, giving Casellas the opportunity to be out of prison by June.

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Frances Santiago, the Veteran Is Standing up for Her Culture

After 14 years of military service, the veteran has found her place in Kissimmee, Florida, where she stands up for the rights of her fellow Puerto Ricans.

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Democrats to FEMA: What Is Your Plan for Hurricane Season Amid COVID-19?

Chuck Schumer and Nydia Velázquez file a petition taking into account an active hurricane season is expected, amid Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands' unreadiness to face it.

Reading is a Right
A Landmark Case Just Affirmed Reading Is a Right. Here’s How It Will Affect Disadvantaged Communities.

Is this Michigan case ruling a big win for students of color – who are systematically deprived of an excellent education?

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Celebrities Mobilize to Demand Justice for George Floyd

Lin Manuel Miranda, Kany García, Luis Fonsi, and Residente call on the Latino community to demand justice for George Floyd.

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Puerto Rico’s Surplus Could Plunge by 65%

La Junta's revised fiscal plan continues to restructure a portion of its more than $70 billion public debt load.

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Puerto Rico Gov. Vázquez Threatens With Stricter Measures If Citizens Ignore Safety Mandates

People without distancing and protection on beaches, 9,000 without water due to reckless four-track vehicles, and an increase in criminality are the balance of Memorial Day weekend.