All posts tagged "diaspora"
Two in the Bush With 245a
Trust politicians to go into spin mode when facing a crisis such as Puerto Rico’s smothering debt and steep economic decline. One recent example that comes to mind was the local jobs report circulated by the Puerto...
- Posted October 10, 2016
Uncertainty on the I-4: Puerto Rican voters eye hard choice
KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Heriberto Ferrer doesn’t want to vote for Donald Trump – but he says he can’t rule it out, his open-mindedness forced by his low opinion of Hillary Clinton. “I don’t want Trump to win....
- Posted September 21, 2016
UPR to host conference on Puerto Rican exodus to Florida
SAN JUAN – To better understand the massive wave of Puerto Ricans relocating to the U.S. mainland, the Labor Relations Institute of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR), Río Piedras Campus, will host a presentation by Dr....
- Posted August 24, 2016
Puerto Ricans Flocking to Mainland Could Sway Swing States
PHILADELPHIA – Residents of Puerto Rico can’t vote in presidential elections. But with the island’s economy in shambles, many are fleeing to the U.S. mainland, potentially shifting demographic norms in some of the most closely contested states....
- Posted August 14, 2016
La Raza Publishes Brief on Movers from Puerto Rico to Florida
SAN JUAN – The National Council of La Raza has published a statistical brief describing the makeup of people who have recently moved from Puerto Rico to Florida. It includes an analysis of indicators of the community’s situation...
- Posted July 30, 2016
Diaspora Group Supports Protest Against Federal Fiscal Board
Call to Action on Puerto Rico urges “rebellious and militant” demonstration
- Posted June 25, 2016
International Forum to Hold Hearing on Puerto Rico Debt, Fiscal Policy and Poverty
Human Rights Commission to Urge Governments to Adopt Policies that Address Crisis
- Posted March 22, 2016
Puerto Rican Diaspora asks for Inclusion in Status Solution Efforts
SAN JUAN – Puerto Ricans United in Action (PUA by its Spanish acronym) has asked to include Puerto Ricans living abroad in the proposal by Puerto Rican Independence Party President (PIP) Rubén Berríos to address Puerto Rico...
- Posted January 18, 2016