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Oliviera Feliciano rests at the refugee camp located at the Mariano Rodríguez Coliseum on January 11, 2020 in Guanica, Puerto Rico. Saturday morning's quake was the most powerful aftershock following Tuesday's 6.4 earthquake that damaged her home. (Photo: Jose Jimenez/Getty Images) News
'Unconscionable': As Puerto Rico Suffers Earthquake Aftermath, AOC, Sanders, and Velazquez Demand Trump End Illegal Hold on Relief Funds
"Postponing the disbursement of this vital assistance any longer—in the face of the humanitarian needs of Puerto Rico—is simply shameful," the lawmakers said in a joint letter.
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As Puerto Rico Reels After Earthquake, Democrats Demand Trump End 'Illegal' Withholding of $18 Billion in Disaster Funds
"Boricuas deserve so much better than this."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) wave to the crowd at the end of a campaign rally in Wichita, Kansas on July 20, 2018. News
Because 'Puerto Rico Must No Longer Be Treated as a Colony,' Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez Lead Demand to End Painful Austerity
"We must hold la Junta accountable—otherwise Wall Street vultures will continue to be prioritized over the needs of the people."
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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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