Stories tagged: "Puerto Rico"

Puerto Rico - Economy - LUMA
Puerto Rico’s Energy Bureau Approves LUMA’s Seventh Rate Increase

Since the company took over operations on the island one year ago, rate increases and blackouts have been constant.

Puerto Rico - Work - Benefits
Pierluisi Signed Labor Reform Defying ‘La Junta’

Puerto Rico's governor approved the legislation that increases private sector worker benefits and time off, but the financial oversight board says it would hurt the island’s economy.

Puerto Rico - Wanda Vazquez - Electoral crime
FBI Investigates Former Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vázquez for Electoral Crimes

The former governor's campaign team allegedly accepted financing from a foreigner, which is prohibited by federal law.

Puerto Rico - Corruption - Mayors
What You Need to Know About the New Corruption Scandals in Puerto Rico

What You Need to Know About the New Corruption Scandals in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico - Luma - Lawsuit
Private Companies Sue Luma Energy for $310M 

The lawsuit plans to represent all business and residential customers of the company, which blames its inefficient service on the poor state of the island's power grid.

Puerto Rico - Economy - Rentals
Vacation Rentals Are Booming in Puerto Rico. Here Are the Pros and Cons of This Growing Industry.

While these short-term rental properties represent an opportunity for economic development for locals and foreigners, other issues such as gentrification and unfair competition require their regulation.

Puerto Rico - SSI benefits - Supreme Court
Supreme Court Denies Supplemental Security Income Benefits to Puerto Rico

Justice Sonia Sotomayor was the lone dissenter of the proposal that also had the support of Biden's administration.