Puerto Rico's New Governor Challenged as 'Unconstitutional'
The Puerto Rican Senate filed a lawsuit questioning the validity of the swearing in of the territory’s new governor, Pedro Pierluisi.
Puerto Rico's Governor Ricardo Rosselló Resigns
Thousands celebrate, but some say his replacement, Wanda Vázquez, is also unfit to serve.
#RickyRenuncia Protestors Demand Resignation of Puerto Rico's Governor
Half a million Puerto Rico residents are mobilizing to oust their elected leader in the aftermath of a text message scandal.
Puerto Rico Finalizing Plan To Restructure Its Debt
Three years in the making, the effort prioritizes pensioners over bondholders—and will likely be challenged on grounds of constitutionality.
Puerto Rican Activists Fear Residents Will See Little of $20 Billion Recovery Grant
Human rights attorney Ariadna Godreau-Aubert: “What we’ve seen so far is that this is a plan for developers, and not for the people.”
Puerto Rico Officials Finally Admit Hurricane Maria Killed More Than 64 People
In a report to Congress, they placed the number at approximately 1,427 people. Meanwhile, a May study said the death toll was at least 4,645.
Advocates, Officials Outraged at Puerto Rico's Hurricane Maria Death Count
The government’s count is 64 fatalities, but a new study says the real number is closer to 5,000.
What the Budget Deal Means for Puerto Rico
The $16 billion allocated for the island’s recovery effort is a great help—and a major disappointment.
Puerto Rico Ends Toxic Dumping of Coal Ash, But Increases Its Commercial Use
“This law is one step forward and two steps back,” said one environmentalist.