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San Juan, Puerto Rico/USA in July 2019 (Photo: © Osvaldo Olmos / Shutterstock) Views
The Puerto Rico Crisis: A Reflection of a Flawed US Democracy
The recent resignation of Governor Rosselló should be understood within the larger framework of a flawed US democratic state that continues its economic stranglehold over Puerto Rico.
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'Unacceptable': Trump Using Puerto Rico's Political Crisis to Restrict Hurricane Relief Aid
"For far too long, the U.S. government has failed the people of Puerto Rico. That must end."
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Puerto Rico seems doomed to remain a US colony. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Views
Hong Kong and Puerto Rico: Two Colonies Doomed to Second-Class Status by Remote Central Government Control
We can expect more unrest in both places as time goes by, as the citizens of both Hong Kong and Puerto Rico endure the continued humiliation of colonial or quasi-colonial status under the thumb of remote central governments a thousand miles away
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'He Needs to Go!' Hundreds of Thousands Set to Pour Into Streets as Puerto Rico Gov. Rosselló Refuses to Resign
"The people are not going to go away. That's what he's hoping for, but we outnumber him."
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Police Fire Tear Gas and Rubber Bullets at Protesters Demanding Puerto Rico Gov. Rosselló Resign
"We are rising up because we deserve better."
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Protestors crowd the street leading to the governor's mansion on July 15, 2019 in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. News
'Time for Puerto Rico to Wake Up and Rise Up': Thousands Take to Streets Demanding Embattled Governor Resign
"He does not deserve the job he has, and the people have spoken."
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Senate Democrats Demand Trump Administration Answer for 'Unconscionable' Delay of Puerto Rico Food Aid
"There are no excuses for this, and the Trump administration must act now to correct this tragic situation that they have caused."
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President Donald Trump throwing paper towels to hurricane victims during a visit to the island in October 2018. Views
Puerto Rico’s Botched Disaster Relief, Unsustainable Debt, and Economic Failure Linked to its Colonial Status
How can this scale of corruption, overseen by the US Congress, even happen?
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'Unhinged, Insensitive, and Lying': Trump Uses Bar Graph to Spread Falsehood About Puerto Rico Hurricane Aid
"His racism knows no boundaries," said San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz
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Democrats Demand White House Hand Over Documents on Trump's "Abominable" Hurricane Response in Puerto Rico
House Democrats also requested records and communications from FEMA "regarding mass graves found in Puerto Rico."
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