New Study Shows Most Americans Don't Know Puerto Ricans Are U.S. Citizen
New Study Shows Most Americans Don't Know Puerto Ricans Are U.S. Citizens
By Celia Fernandez | 05/23/2016 - 12:17

Did you know Puerto Ricans have been U.S. citizens for almost a 100 years?


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House Republicans Introduce New Bill to Deal with Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis
House Republicans Introduce New Bill to Deal with Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis
By Raquel Reichard | 05/19/2016 - 09:47

House Republics introduced another bill to tackle Puerto Rico’s debt crisis on Wednesday night, NBC


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Bernie Sanders Visits Puerto Rico, Asks Congress to Pass Island's Debt Bill
Bernie Sanders Visits Puerto Rico, Asks Congress to Pass Island's Debt Bill
By Raquel Reichard | 05/17/2016 - 10:30

During a trip in Puerto Rico on Monday, Bernie Sanders sent a loud and clear message to Congress and the Obama administration: Resolve the island's debt problem "as soon as possible."


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Meet La Borinqueña, a Badass Afro-Puerto Rican Superhero Helping Her Island
Meet La Borinqueña, a Badass Afro-Puerto Rican Superhero Helping Her Island
By Raquel Reichard | 05/16/2016 - 11:50

La Borinqueña is a new comic superhero with powers to fight Puerto Rico’s villains and its mounting financial crisis, but the character’s most powerful trait is bringing hope back to her Caribbe


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7 Problems Devastating Puerto Rico That’s Not the Debt Crisis
7 Problems Devastating Puerto Rico That’s Not the Debt Crisis
By Raquel Reichard | 05/14/2016 - 10:00

NOTE: This article has been edited. A previous version stated that Puerto Rico's Medicare Advantage payments were cut by 11 percent. While this was planned, this cut never occured.


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Treasury Secretary Heads to Puerto Rico to Pressure Congress on Debt Crisis
Treasury Secretary Heads to Puerto Rico to Pressure Congress on Debt Crisis
By Raquel Reichard | 05/09/2016 - 09:16

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is heading to Puerto Rico on Monday in an effort to put pressure on Congress to act on the U.S. territory’s $70 billion debt crisis.


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Donald Trump Would Not Bail Out Puerto Rico if Elected President
Donald Trump Would Not Bail Out Puerto Rico if Elected President
By Raquel Reichard | 05/05/2016 - 10:04

If presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump becomes president, he'd have no interest in bailing out Puerto Rico, 


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Treasury Warns Congress to Prevent "Cascading Defaults" in Puerto Rico
Treasury Urges Congress to Act on Puerto Rico
By Latina Staff | 05/03/2016 - 09:17

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew warned that if Congress is unable to pass legislation to help Puerto Rico restructure its debt and prevent "cascading defaults," the island will need a U.S.


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Watch Residente Interview Bernie Sanders About Puerto Rico's Independence
Watch Residente Interview Bernie Sanders About Puerto Rico's Independence
By Raquel Reichard | 04/20/2016 - 09:33

Puerto Rican rapper Residente sat down with presidential candidate Bernie Sanders for a 12-minute interview about Puerto Rican independence, the island’s immense debt crises, the U.S.’ need to improve relations with Latin American countries and good ol’ béisbol.


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Dethroned Miss Universe Puerto Rico Files $3M Lawsuit and Demands Her Crown Back
Dethroned Miss Universe Puerto Rico Files $3M Lawsuit and Demands Her Crown Back
By Raquel Reichard | 04/19/2016 - 09:40

Former Miss Universe Puerto Rico Kristhielee Caride hasn't been happy since she was stripped of her crown in March.


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