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text Trump Calls for Puerto Rico's Debt to be "Wiped Out" by Abby Wilhelm
In an interview with Fox News on Tuesday, President Trump called for Puerto Rico's debt to be wiped out....
Posted: Wed Oct 4, 2017 8:21AM
text Puerto Rico and US Virgin Island Religious Leaders Issue Debt and Aid Statement by Abby Wilhelm
As President Trump visits Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, island religious leaders are calling for aid, debt relief and measures to end child poverty. The statement is issued by San Juan's Catholic Archbishop, Roberto González Nieves, St. Thomas' Catholic Bishop Herbert A. Bevard and Evangelical Bible Society Head Reverend Heriberto Martínez....
Posted: Tue Oct 3, 2017 11:59AM
text Mexico: The Earthquake of Our Struggle for Our 43 Children by Anonymous Contributor, (reposted from IGD)
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Posted: Sun Oct 1, 2017 9:03PM
text Jubilee USA: Antigua and Barbuda and Islands Dealing with Irma Should Stop Debt Payments by Abby Wilhelm
As Hurricane Irma heads to the US coast, a religious development group is calling for debt payments to be suspended until Antigua and Barbuda and other severely impacted Caribbean nations recover from the storm....
Posted: Thu Sep 7, 2017 8:14AM
text Venezuela: La Asamblea Nacional Constituyente, tierra en los ojos de las masas proletarias by Partido Comunista Internacional
En medio de esta refriega civil en Venezuela, que parece aumentar cada día más, y que ya pasa de los ciento veinte días, aparece la receta de una Constituyente que le da el poder “plenipotenciario” al pueblo. Esta proposición lanzada por el gobierno chavista, no estalla cual rayo en cielo sereno, ella surge de los problemas económicos que ahora han sido trasladados inevitablemente al terreno político....
Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 3:29AM
text All Guantanamo is Ours by Viva La Revolucion Cubana
Every American needs to know how the world sees us and why they wait anxiously for an American revolution that will get rid of all American military bases, including the American military base sitting on Cuban land, Guantanamo, along with its horrifying torture prison where some 41 remain without charges or trial, subject to torture. See this 30 minute video from Cuban with English subtitles at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKEs4mE7INs...
Posted: Sat Jul 8, 2017 7:34PM
text Puerto Rico Board Meets on Anniversary of Debt Legislation by Abby Wilhelm
Puerto Rico's oversight board is holding its eighth public meeting in San Juan at the Sheraton Hotel Convention Center....
Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 10:03AM
text Puerto Rico Religious Leaders Write Judge as Bankruptcy Process Begins by Abby Wilhelm
Puerto Rico religious leaders sent a letter to Judge Laura Taylor Swain as she presides over the first bankruptcy proceeding in San Juan to restructure more than $70 billion in debt.‎...
Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 6:47AM
text Puerto Rico Oversight Board Meets as Bankruptcy Deadline Approaches by Greg Williams
Puerto Rico's oversight board meets on April 28th in New York and could authorize a bankruptcy process for the debt ridden island....
Posted: Thu Apr 27, 2017 7:17AM
text Puerto Rico Oversight Board Mediates Last Ditch Debt Negotiations by Greg Williams
Within weeks, Puerto Rico will likely enter bankruptcy proceedings tailored by Congress specifically for the US territory....
Posted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 7:23AM
text Puerto Rico and Bondholders Agree on Electric Company Debt Deal by Greg Williams
Puerto Rico’s electric utility company (PREPA) and bondholders reached an agreement to restructure $8.9 billion in debt, according to an announcement from the island's government....
Posted: Thu Apr 6, 2017 1:57PM
text Puerto Rico Oversight Board Holds Economic Growth Meeting by Greg Williams
Puerto Rico's Financial Oversight and Management Board meets in San Juan to discuss economic growth proposals for the island....
Posted: Fri Mar 31, 2017 8:06AM
text House Rejects Puerto Rico Healthcare Amendment by Greg Williams
The House Rules Committee rejected an amendment that would‎ allocate Medicaid funding to Puerto Rico at an equal level to US states.‎...
Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 6:59AM
text Campaña Destaca Necesidad de que México Tome Medidas de Emergencia by Center for Biological Diversity
Lanzan Llamado a Consumidores y Empresas de Mariscos de Estados Unidos a Boicotear el Camarón Mexicano para Salvar a la Vaquita Marina...
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:59PM
text U.S. Consumers, Seafood Companies Urged to Boycott Mexican Shrimp to Save Vaquita Porpoise by Center for Biological Diversity
Campaign Highlights Need for Mexico to Take Emergency Action...
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:50PM
text Puerto Rico Religious Leaders Ask Congress to Pass Debt Crisis Actions by Greg Williams
"‎As religious leaders in Puerto Rico, we urge you to act on behalf of the 3.4 million American citizens living on the island," wrote two prominent ministers to Congress about ‎policies to help the debt-troubled island....
Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:35PM
text Puerto Rico Requests Continued Debt Lawsuit Protection by Greg
Puerto Rico's Governor is asking Congress to extend protections against debt lawsuits as the island charts a path for economic recovery....
Posted: Fri Mar 3, 2017 8:22AM
text Congress Moves Slowly on Bipartisan Puerto Rico Recommendations by Greg Williams
Congress has not acted on recommendations made by its Puerto Rico task force it implemented last year....
Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:18AM
text Oversight Board Meets as Puerto Rico Crisis Deepens by Greg Williams
Puerto Rico's "control" board meets January 28 as the island's financial crisis deepens. In a January 18 letter, the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico noted that the island can likely only afford to pay approximately 20% of the debt payments it owes over the next three years....
Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 2:01PM
text Ecuador Minister Discusses Need for UN Tax Body with Transparency Advocates by Greg
Ecuador Foreign Minister Guillame Long will meet with civil society groups on Thursday to discuss tax avoidance, corruption and development....
Posted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 2:21PM