Puerto Ricans

In a U.S. territory where the two parties revolve around statehood or commonwealth status, a new movement wants to offer an alternative.
The celebrated author reflects on Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rican politics and how she stays connected to her culture from hundreds of miles away.
Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez will take up the post after weeks of turmoil.
Now, if he survives a Senate confirmation vote, Pedro Pierluisi will oversee the effort to privatize the island’s public power company.
Gov. Ricardo Rosselló has refused to step down after leaked messages between him and other officials sparked outrage last week.
The questions include trivia like what kind of meat is in a plantain fritter, according to a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday.
Civil rights groups that sued on behalf of thousands of Puerto Ricans say the ruling recognizes that Spanish speakers are not "second-class citizens."
Trump lashes out against Americans devastated by Hurricane Maria, just a month after promising Alabama tornado victims that he had ordered “A Plus” treatment for them.
Puerto Ricans have been steadily turning central Florida blue for a decade. But Maria built a network that has mobilized the diaspora like never before.
Other Hurricane Maria evacuees who’ve since managed to get their own place are teetering on the brink of homelessness.
The GOP candidates for the top elected positions in the state tell Trump his Puerto Rico death toll denial is wrong.
An estimated 30,000 Puerto Rican voters in the state have limited or no English proficiency.
A court ruling has extended government-funded hotels for Hurricane Maria evacuees until Sept. 13.
The suit targets 32 counties the plaintiffs say are violating the Voting Rights Act.
New ad aims to encourage displaced Puerto Ricans to register to vote.
About 1,700 families living in hotels will be able to stay there a bit longer.
The island was hit by a major outage this week that left over 1.4 million people without electricity.
It'd be an obvious win electorally, with the additional virtue of being the right thing to do.
Citizenship has historically been used as a tool of colonial exploitation, not liberation.