Post Tagged with: "Puerto Rico"

Before HBO Fight, Felix Verdejo Stops By Betances Center

Before HBO Fight, Felix Verdejo Stops By Betances Center

Verdejo ready for next step Saturday at the Garden   By Rich Mancuso   New York —  Felix Verdejo the 22-year old lightweight sensation from San Juan is on the verge of becoming the next boxing superstar from Puerto Rico. […]

by · February 26, 2016 · Sports
Profile America: The Treaty of Paris and U.S. Overseas Territories

Profile America: The Treaty of Paris and U.S. Overseas Territories

UNITED STATES OVERSEAS TERRITORIES      On this date in 1899, the Senate ratified the Treaty of Paris, concluding the Spanish-American War of 1898. The treaty, negotiated in Paris the previous December, was opposed by 27 senators — not opposed to […]

by · February 6, 2016 · Profile America

Project Clemente on BronxTalk Tonight

‘PROJECT CLUB CLEMENTE’ ON BRONXTALK TONIGHT  On Martin Luther King’s birthday, BronxTalk will celebrate the life, legacy, and commitment of another freedom fighter, ‘The Great One’, Roberto Clemente. Project Club Clemente is a Bronx group that completed Clemente’s mission to […]

Polanco Politics: Year-end Review

Polanco Politics: Year-end Review

Polanco Politics: Year-end Review by Juan Carlos Polanco, Esq., MBA What an epic year in the political world. Two of the three most powerful men in New York were convicted on several corruption charges and thrown out of Albany. And our […]

NYCERS Urges Hedge Funds to Help Ease Puerto Rico Debt Crisis

NYCERS Urges Hedge Funds to Help Ease Puerto Rico Debt Crisis

NEW YORK CITY EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM URGES HEDGE FUND AND OPPORTUNISTIC FIXED INCOME MANAGERS TO HELP EASE PUERTO RICAN DEBT CRISIS In a letter sent to hedge fund and opportunistic fixed income managers, Trustees of the New York City Employees […]

WYSK: The Problem with Puerto Rico is its Status Colonial

WYSK: The Problem with Puerto Rico is its Status Colonial

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz The Problem with Puerto Rico is its Status Colonial You should know that my beautiful Island of Puerto Rico, where I was born and grew up, is going through a very […]

Polanco Politics: Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis

Polanco Politics: Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis

Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis by Juan Carlos Polanco, Esq., MBA Private financial interests contributed to Puerto Rico’s debt crisis nightmare, and private interests will save it from ruin. Absent Puerto Rican statehood, only a combination of a private financial convention, […]

by · September 13, 2015 · Polanco Politics
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Cuomo And NY ‘Solidarity’ Delegation Arrive In Puerto Rico

CUOMO & NY SOLIDARITY DELEGATION ARRIVE IN SAN JUANNew Yorkers Meet with Puerto Rican Government Representatives Amid Crisis On Monday evening, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo arrived in Puerto Rico with a New York delegation that will discuss the Puerto Rican government’s ongoing […]

by · September 8, 2015 · Government, News
Bronx Political Round-Up, September 4

Bronx Political Round-Up, September 4

Bronx Political Round-Up for September 4: Healthier Happy Meals, Online Ban on K2 Sales, Carmen Rosa Way ceremony, Kingsbridge-Broadway Business Corridor Report, and Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Protection. Senator Gustavo Rivera praises ‘scientific’ study that supports healthier “Happy Meals” legislation.  “Not […]

WYSK: A Mistake For Cuomo To Ignore PR’s New Progressive Party Leaders

WYSK: A Mistake For Cuomo To Ignore PR’s New Progressive Party Leaders

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz District 32 Bronx County It Will Be a Mistake for Governor Andrew Cuomo To Not Meet with the New Progressive Party Leaders You should know that New York State Governor Andrew […]

by · September 2, 2015 · Government, News, Op Ed
Brodsky: Debt and Austerity in Greece, Puerto Rico, Detroit: The Bankers Are in Charge

Brodsky: Debt and Austerity in Greece, Puerto Rico, Detroit: The Bankers Are in Charge

Debt and Austerity in Greece, Puerto Rico, Detroit: The Bankers Are in Charge by Richard Brodsky It’s easy to sympathize with Greeks; much harder to sympathize with Greece. The same is true for Puerto Ricans and Puerto Rico and Detroiters […]

by · July 19, 2015 · Op Ed
Political RoundUp, July 8 – Abrazo Dominicano

Political RoundUp, July 8 – Abrazo Dominicano

Day Planner: For the second day in a row, Governor Cuomo is in New York City. Serrano Urges Obama To Take Federal Action On Puerto Rico Debt Crisis Rep. Serrano reiterated the need for congressional action to extend Chapter 9 bankruptcy protections to Puerto […]

by · July 8, 2015 · Government, News
Puerto Rico $72B Debt Crisis Raises Concerns, Inaction

Puerto Rico $72B Debt Crisis Raises Concerns, Inaction

On Monday, Alejandro García Padilla, Governor of Puerto Rico, told a television audience that the island commonwealth is just days away from a historic economic collapse and is unable to repay its estimated $72 billion in debt. The threat of default […]

by · June 30, 2015 · Business, Community Affairs, News
Polanco Politics: Oscar Lopez Rivera Is A Terrorist, Not A Hero

Polanco Politics: Oscar Lopez Rivera Is A Terrorist, Not A Hero

Polanco Politics: Oscar Lopez Rivera is a Terrorist  by Juan Carlos Polanco, Esq., MBA Oscar Lopez Rivera is a terrorist and should not be celebrated. Scrolling through my Facebook timeline and walking the halls of where I teach at the City […]

by · June 7, 2015 · Polanco Politics