President Donald Trump has refused to meet privately with Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rossello, the governor said Friday, as he condemned the Trump administration for not providing more disaster relief in the 17 months since Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory and left thousands dead.
Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló said on Friday that as Democratic candidates begin visiting the island ahead of the 2020 presidential nominating contests there is one question they must answer: whether the U.S. territory should become a state.
ALBANY — A nonprofit run by minority state lawmakers, which for at least two years failed to dole out scholarships to African-American and Hispanic youth, capped off its lavish “Caucus Weekend” Sunday with no mention of student grants. The New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators typically spends most of its contributions...
Payless ShoeSource is shuttering all of its 2,100 remaining stores in the US and Puerto Rico, joining a list of iconic names like Toys R Us and Bon-Ton that have closed down in the last year. The Topeka, Kansas-based chain said Friday it will hold liquidation sales starting Sunday and wind down its e-commerce operations....
A U.S. Appeals Court ruled on Friday that members of Puerto Rico's federally created oversight board were unconstitutionally appointed but declined to dismiss the bankruptcy cases the board filed for the U.S. commonwealth.
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