Puerto Rico’s Crisis and the SFL Puerto Rican Diaspora: A Conversation

The National Puerto Rican Agenda (SFL Chapter) –  a nonpartisan alliance of stateside national and local organizations, elected and community leaders, and volunteers – invites you to a Dialogue (‘Conversatorio’) about the humanitarian and fiscal crisis affecting Puerto Rico and the impact on the Puerto Rican Diaspora Community in South Florida. Melissa Mark-Viverito, Speaker of the New York … [Read more...]

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Explains Puerto Rico Crisis

Last night, April 24, John Oliver lent his wry humor and insightful comments to the Puerto Rico crisis during his phenomenal program Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. The 20-minute segment was a history-lesson on how the Puerto Rico -US relationship has been at fault for creating the staggering 70+ billion debt for the island. Oliver also brought in some amazing Puerto Rican star power by … [Read more...]

Puerto Rico / Puerto Ricans: A Diaspora Summit

Top scholars and leaders will come together to explore solutions to the critical problems facing our community at “Puerto Rico/Puerto Ricans: A Diaspora Summit.” The weekend-long event will examine the crisis on the island and focus on the impact it has had on Puerto Ricans living in the United States. Join us on April 22 and 23 at the Silberman School of Social Work to add your voice to this … [Read more...]

100 años de coloniaje y los EU quieren arreglar el problema en 5 horas

Junta Fiscal Por La Via Rapida via El Nuevo Dia WASHINGTON.-  El Comité de Recursos Naturales de la Cámara de Representantes en los Estados Unidos va a comenzar mañana la sesión de votación sobre el proyecto que impondría una junta federal de control fiscal, cuyos poderes provocaban aún un fuerte forcejeo y cabildeo político. La dirección del Comité anunció que unas horas después de celebrar … [Read more...]

To Whom Does Puerto Rico Matters?

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