All posts tagged "independence"
Puerto Rico Status Convention Bill Receives Approval from Diaspora Coalition
Power 4 Puerto Rico says Congressional Bilateral Negotiating Commission could help ascertain how U.S. would respond
- Posted September 2, 2020
Economic worry in Catalonia amid unanswered mediation calls
On Wednesday, Spanish stocks suffered the biggest drop since the Brexit referendum in the U.K. last year.
- Posted October 5, 2017
Puerto Rico carries out successful voting drill over weekend
Elections simulation at 110 polling stations met objectives
- Posted May 22, 2017
Entre Broma y Broma
Our Spanish saying, “Entre Broma y Broma, la Verdad se Asoma,”—the equivalent to the English “Much Truth is Said in Jest,” would be an apt disclaimer to news making its way through the halls of the U.S....
- Posted September 8, 2016
Puerto Rican Diaspora in Philadelphia Rejects Promesa
SAN JUAN – Various Puerto Rican diaspora organizations in Philadelphia marched against the recently enacted Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act, or Promesa, and its establishment of the Financial Oversight and Management Board for the...
- Posted July 25, 2016
Rosselló Urges July 4th be Celebrated by Demanding Equality
Says will file a Puerto Rico statehood admission bill in January
- Posted July 3, 2016
Hundreds March to Demand Puerto Rico’s Independence
SAN JUAN – Hundreds of people marched Saturday in Old San Juan, from Plaza Colón to the steps of the Federal Bankruptcy Court, to demand independence for Puerto Rico. Calling for the island’s political freedom, people held...
- Posted June 18, 2016
Thousands March for Release of Oscar López Rivera
Political prisoner has been jailed in US for 35 years
- Posted May 29, 2016
Puerto Rican Independence Party Denounces FBI Arrests
Calls it a return to the Cold War era
- Posted April 22, 2016
Spain: Parties in Catalonia Agree on New Leader
MADRID – Catalonia’s pro-independence parties agreed Saturday to appoint a new leader to enable the creation of a regional coalition government and reinvigorate a push for independence from Spain by 2017. Carles Puigdemont was selected to replace...
- Posted January 9, 2016