Puerto Rico Up for Sale

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The showcase was designed to impress. Puerto Rico is up for sale to foreign millionaires. Adworks company, sponsored by the Department of Economic Development and Commerce and UBS, fashioned a display with all the offers of the season: exemption of all taxes and benefits of Laws 20 and 22; exalted the natural charms of the Caribbean and the warmth of its people; that it is a country in full economic recovery; divine weather; offering health services equal to those of the mainland USA; and professional services available at less than half the cost of the United States... that was what was being pushed by the presenters on both days. Continuar leyendo →

Recuperan cuadernos de la ‘Botánica antillana’ de Ana Roqué de Duprey

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La faceta científica, hasta ahora poco conocida de Ana Roqué de Duprey, quien luchó por el derecho al voto de las mujeres puertorriqueñas, ha comenzado a divulgarse a través de una crónica y materiales educativos que son producto de una alianza entre el Centro de Periodismo Investigativo y Para la Naturaleza, unidad el Fideicomiso de Conservación de Puerto Rico. Continuar leyendo →