All posts tagged "jaime perelló"
Charges dismissed against former Puerto Rico House speaker
Case on awarded contract continues
- Posted January 17, 2019
Cause for arrest found against former Puerto Rico House speaker
SAN JUAN – Municipal Judge Edgardo Figueroa found cause for arrest Wednesday night against former Puerto Rico House Speaker Jaime Perelló for nine charges, among which are perjury and violating government ethics and campaign finance laws, and set...
- Posted June 29, 2017
Former Puerto Rico House speaker faces corruption charges
Once 'not the object of any investigation,' Perelló to be accused Wednesday
- Posted June 28, 2017
Special Prosecutor to Investigate former House Speaker Perelló
SAN JUAN — The Independent Special Prosecutor Panel (PFEI by its Spanish initials) took in Friday former Justice Secretary César Miranda’s recommendation to assign a special prosecutor to conduct an investigation into illegal acts attributed to former...
- Posted January 20, 2017
Méndez takes over House Speakership, promises transparency
SAN JUAN – House Speaker Carlos “Johnny” Méndez said one of his priorities will be to redistribute the $3 billion a year budget of the “calamitous” Department of Education that is entangled in red tape and doesn’t...
- Posted January 9, 2017
NPP accuses Bernier of tolerating corruption
SAN JUAN – New Progressive Party (NPP) Sen. Carmelo Ríos said Thursday that Popular Democratic Party (PDP) President David Bernier didn’t do everything within his power to force former House Speaker Jaime Perelló to stop running for reelection. Ríos...
- Posted September 29, 2016
Bernier: Not Voting for Perelló Does not Imply Vote for Another Party
He explained voters have more options in the PDP ballot and affirmed the Perelló controversy is a closed chapter
- Posted September 17, 2016
NPP Rep files complaint against Perelló to Ethics Commission
SAN JUAN – New Progressive Party (NPP) candidate for the House of Representatives’ presidency, Jorge López, announced that he will file a complaint against the Ethics Commission of that legislative branch to investigate the role of former...
- Posted September 15, 2016
NPP Rep demands activation of Status Commission
SAN JUAN – New Progressive Party (NPP) Rep. Luis “Tato” León Rodríguez called Monday for House Speaker Roberto Rivera to activate the Status Commission, which hasn’t met since its creation in November 2013. “The president has the...
- Posted September 5, 2016
Mayors Turn Their Backs to Perelló and Urge Legislators to Support the Resignation
Mayors and presidents of non-mayor municipal committees, many that supported Jaime Perelló were in favor of the resignation petition made by Popular Democratic Party (PDP) president and candidate for governor David Bernier so that the legislative leader...
- Posted August 31, 2016