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Puerto Rico Wants To Become A State; Here"s What That Means

Earlier this month, 97 percent of Puerto Ricans who participated in a non-binding referendum voted in favor of Puerto Rico becoming the 51st U.S. state. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 19th, 2017

NY Gov. Cuomo Targets Hedge Fund Managers With 17% "Fairness Fix" Tax

We suspect Puerto Rico and Miami may be about to see a mass immigration... from New York state... Never one to miss an opportunity for some virtue-signaling and wealth distribution, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today, l.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 18th, 2018

Boston Foundation-sponsored fund has now raised $3M to help Puerto Rico

Three months after Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico, the unincorporated U.S. Carribean territory continues to receive much-needed relief support from the Bay State. Massachusetts United for Puerto Rico today announced it had ap.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 18th, 2017

What is WEPA? Puerto Rico Aid Bill Named for Slang That Means "Cool"

WEPA, the bill's acronym, means "cool" or "go for it' in Puerto Rican slang, and it's normally yelled out to express joy......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 7th, 2017

Head of Puerto Rico state-owned utility won"t testify

Read full story for latest details......»»

Category: topSource: cnnNov 7th, 2017

PREPA"s Ricardo Ramos cancels plans to testify before a House panel

The head of Puerto Rico's state-owned utility won't be coming to Washington on Tuesday after all......»»

Category: topSource: moneyNov 7th, 2017

The New York Post: Lack of flood insurance means Puerto Ricans got only $121,000 from FEMA

The reason, according to an Axios report, is that few people in Puerto Rico, which bore the brunt of Maria, even have flood insurance......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 4th, 2017

Cuomo heads back to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is headed back to Puerto Rico as the state continues to help the U.S. territory recover from the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. Cuomo departed Thursday morning and was... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 26th, 2017

Puerto Rico wants Amazon"s second headquarters, too

Virtually every city and state in North America wants to host Amazon's second headquarters. That includes Puerto Rico......»»

Category: topSource: moneyOct 23rd, 2017

Floating hospital sits empty near Puerto Rico

As Puerto Rico's health system struggles to cope from Hurricane Maria's destruction, the US Navy Ship Comfort, a state-of-the-art floating hospital, sits offshore with more than 200 empty beds. CNN's Leyla Santiago reports......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnOct 17th, 2017

Mexico Slaps Trump in Face by Offering Aid to Puerto Rico after His Disastrous Visit

Mexico will send 30 tons of bottled water, mosquito repellent as well as state experts in power generation, transmission and distribution......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 4th, 2017

Trump Today: Trump Today: President blasts NBC after ‘moron’ story, says Puerto Rico debt should be wiped out

President Donald Trump on Wednesday blasts NBC over a report alleging the secretary of state called him a “moron,” while suggesting that Puerto Rico’s massive debt out to be wiped out......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 4th, 2017

The Tell: Mark Cuban, Pitbull step up, but Trump administration making Puerto Rico evacuees pay

Billionaire Mark Cuban and pop star Pitbull have lent their planes to help Puerto Rico, while the U.S. State Department is requiring evacuees to sign notes promising to repay the costs......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 27th, 2017

Mavs player who delivered relief supplies for hurricane victims gave a dreary account of the state of Puerto Rico

Kevin C. Cox/GettyDallas Mavericks guard J.J. Barea returned to the team on Tuesday night after bringing Hurricane Maria relief supplies to his native Puerto Rico, and gave a dre.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 27th, 2017

Trump needs to own the Puerto Rico response

Thomson ReutersIn general, I think presidents get too much of the credit and the blame for disaster response. Much of any response will be handled by state and local governments, which vary in their efficacy. There is also a federal .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 26th, 2017

In 10 Years, Your State May Well Be In The Same Place Where Puerto Rico Is

This is the first time on record that two Category 4 hurricanes hav.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 19th, 2017

Trump Declares State of Emergency for Puerto Rico as Hurricane Maria Upgraded to Category 5

President Donald Trump declared a state of emergency for Puerto Rico, making the U.S. territory eligible for federal assistance if it's damaged by the storm......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 18th, 2017

Delta bracing for more cancellations with Hurricane Irma looming (Video)

Another category 5 hurricane means another travel headache for Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL). The Atlanta-based airline is bracing for more cancellations to potentially impacted tropical areas like Florida and Puerto Rico as Hurricane Irma has made.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 6th, 2017

Delta bracing for more cancellations with Hurricane Irma looming (Video)

Another category 5 hurricane means another travel headache for Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL). The Atlanta-based airline is bracing for more cancellations to potentially impacted tropical areas like Florida and Puerto Rico as Hurricane Irma has made.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 6th, 2017

Delta bracing for more cancellations with Hurricane Irma looming (Video)

Another category 5 hurricane means another travel headache for Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL). The Atlanta-based airline is bracing for more cancellations to potentially impacted tropical areas like Florida and Puerto Rico as Hurricane Irma has made.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 6th, 2017

Delta bracing for more cancellations with Hurricane Irma looming

Another category 5 hurricane means another travel headache for Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL). The Atlanta-based airlines is bracing for more cancellations to potentially impacted tropical areas likes Florida and Puerto Rico as Hurricane Irma has made.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 6th, 2017