9 hrs ago
Replacement Refs To Be Used For MLS' Opening Weekend
Colorado won't be playing to see it, but MLS will be using replacement referees for at least the first weekend of the season.
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Mon Mar 03, 2014
Should Puerto Rico Be Allowed To Sink Into The Ocean?
In a classic medley from "West Side Story", "America", the provocative Anita queries whether "Puerto Rico should be allowed to sink into the ocean?" Of course she doesn't answer her own question, and most investors in Puerto Rican debt would answer a hearty "no".
Thu Feb 27, 2014
National Public Radio
First Listen: Calle 13, 'Multi_Viral'
Puerto Rican rap duo Calle 13 is both famous and infamous throughout the Spanish-speaking world.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
U.S. Partially To Blame For Puerto Rico Debt Crisis, Representative In Congress Says
Puerto Rico's debt crisis results from the island's status as a United States territory lacking the benefits of statehood, according to Puerto Rico's representative in Congress.
Divaria Productions, La Rioja Lirica, and Basilica of St....
As a tribute to International Women's Day, on Saturday March 8 at 7:30 pm, the Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral in collaboration with New York opera company Divaria Productions and Spain's La Rioja Lrica, will present La Dolorosa , the fascinating Spanish zarzuela dedicated to women, their courage and their bravery.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
La Cocina Puertorrique a in Pembroke Pines: Puerto Rican...
Nelyson De Jesus is an imposing man with a goatee, a lip piercing, and a wide, infectious smile.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Puerto Rico and Wall Street's 21st Century Debt Peonage Imperialism
Inside the dynamite new issue of CounterPunch magazine: John LaForge takes an unflinching survey of the state of the nuclear power industry in the wake of Fukushima: its ailing plants, leaking pipes, security threats, accumulating radioactive waste and escalating costs.
Sunshine State News
Puerto Rico's Potential Statehood Faces Tall Partisan Hurdles
A movement is afoot in the U.S. Senate that would make Puerto Rico the 51st U.S. state, but the legislation has plenty of high partisan hurdles to clear.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
What Are Puerto Rican Bonds Worth?
How should a straight unenhanced Puerto Rican GO trade? The market says it should trade above sixty cents.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
The Orlando Sentinel
Puerto Rico: Leaning on fiscal ropes: Front & Center
The island of Puerto Rico was slammed with another economic tsunami this month when Standard and Poor's dropped its $70 billion of tax-free debt to "junk" status.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Rocky economy, crime spur new flight from Puerto Rico
Alexis Sotomayor has many reasons to stay in Puerto Rico: his two children, his gossip with his mother, and the balm of salt and sun that leavens his life on the island.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Puerto Rico Statehood Bill Presented in Senate
San Juan, Feb 12 .- The U.S. Senate received Wednesday for the first time a bill to make Puerto Rico the 51st state amid an economic crisis that many here blame in part on contention over the island's political status.
Sat Feb 08, 2014
Milwaukee Courier Online
Calling out color based racism
Freedom's Journal, the first African American newspaper, emerged out of a need to counter racist, degrading and pro-slavery commentary that was published in the mainstream press.
Thu Feb 06, 2014
For many, Puerto Rico retirement far from idyllic
Maxi Fajardo smiles as she recalls moving to New York City from Puerto Rico in her late teens, falling in love, finding a job at the Chiclets factory and raising four children.