Stories tagged: "law and policy"


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These Are the First Six Executive Orders Signed by Puerto Rico’s New Governor

Gov. Pedro Pierluisi's executive orders address the coronavirus emergency, crime, and the budget.

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Federal Prosecutors Are Ramping up Efforts to Tackle Corruption in Puerto Rico

The head of local federal prosecutors said he has assigned attorneys to investigate corruption, including money laundering, violent crimes, suspicious financial activities, and child pornography.

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Sixth Trans Woman Found Dead in Puerto Rico, Alarming Community

“They are violating us, they are hunting us, and they are murdering us while Vázquez and her government look the other way."

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Women Are Disappearing in Puerto Rico. Activists Are Calling for a State of Emergency.

The recent kidnapping of a 20-year-old woman on the island adds to the list of 21 missing women since the beginning of the year.

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Bárbara Lagoa Is a Top Contender for the Supreme Court. Here’s Her Record.

The Cuban American might be among the justices nominated by President Donald Trump to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s chair this weekend.

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Latino Lawmakers: GOP Rushing Supreme Court Justice, But Somehow Can’t Get People COVID Relief

"They've done absolutely nothing for three months," says Florida Representative Debbie Mucarsel-Powell.

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Verano del 19: The 15 Days That Ended Rosselló’s Government

Puerto Ricans remember last year, when for the first time in history a governor resigned over a scandalous Telegram chat.