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Justice Department Seeks Ouster of Top Puerto Rico Prosecutor – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal
Justice Department Seeks Ouster of Top Puerto Rico Prosecutor
Wall Street Journal
The Justice Department is attempting to replace the top federal prosecutor in Puerto Rico, who has been quietly campaigning to keep her job, according to people familiar with the matter. The Justice Department is close to proposing a candidate to 

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Canada proposes sweeping law to block foreign interference in elections

The new bill would restrict political advertising and force political parties to reveal what voter information they’ve collected.
Their Russian-spy parents were fake Americans. Now they want to be real Canadians.

Highest court will decide whether to rule on a case that the government argued will impact “the integrity of Canadian citizenship.”
In Mexico, frustration with Trump grows as relations reach a ‘defining moment’

Mexican officials are reviewing bilateral programs and have quietly canceled some meetings with U.S. counterparts.
In Cuba, the great American tourism boom turns to bust

The slowdown in tourism comes amid a worsening of relations between the U.S. and Cuba.
Blackouts, hyperinflation, hunger: Maduro faces reelection as Venezuela deteriorates

As citizens head to polls Sunday, for many there’s no water for toilets, no buses and no hope for change.
Venezuela political prisoners ‘revolt’ at Caracas jail

Anxious relatives gather after reports of an uprising in a former shopping centre now used as a jail.
Ricardo Rosselló – Google News: Links for 5/17/18 – National Catholic Reporter
 

Links for 5/17/18
National Catholic Reporter
The Susan B. Anthony List, a pro-Republican group that pretends to be a pro-life group, has announced that President Donald Trump will be speaking at its annual gala next week. The head of the Susan B. Anthony List, Marjorie Dannenfelser, recently …

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Links for 5/17/18 – National Catholic Reporter
 

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At America, the editors rightly wonder why the protests in Puerto Rico — and indeed the on-going crisis there more generally — have not garnered more public attention. They are correct in asserting that the proposed austerity measures make no sense 
Must-Do for Florida’s Midterm Candidates: A Stop in Puerto Rico. Or Three.

Florida candidates have traveled repeatedly to the island, a sign Puerto Ricans have become an increasingly important constituency.
Must-Do for Florida’s Midterm Candidates: A Stop in Puerto Rico. Or Three. – New York Times
 


New York Times
Must-Do for Florida’s Midterm Candidates: A Stop in Puerto Rico. Or Three.
New York Times
More than a million Puerto Ricans already lived in the state before the hurricane, and another 56,000 joined them in the first six months after Maria, according to an estimate by the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College in New York  and more » 

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Opioid Overdoses Are Rising Faster Among Latinos Than Whites Or Blacks. Why? – Washington Post
 


Washington Post
Opioid Overdoses Are Rising Faster Among Latinos Than Whites Or Blacks. Why?
Washington Post
Opioid overdose deaths among Latinos are surging nationwide as well. While the overall death toll is still higher for whites, it’s increasing faster for Latinos and blacks, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Latino 
Old San Juan Jewelers is Painesville’s latest start-up (photos, video) – cleveland.com
 


cleveland.com
Old San Juan Jewelers is Painesville’s latest start-up (photos, video)
cleveland.com
At around 4,000 people, they make up about 20 percent of Painesville’s population — enough to draw businesses that will cater to the Hispanic community. The Pagans are Puerto Rican and their first store on Clark Avenue in the Ohio City neighborhood 
[DETAILS] The joint tentative settlement is not aligned with the New Fiscal Plan for Puerto Rico, according to the Financial Oversight and Management Board and the Puerto Rico Fiscal Agency & Financial Advisory Authority: https://go.cb.pr/2rHeyZ9

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Puerto Rico’s debt game is on the verge of its first ruck to pawn move with the final tweaks of a deal between the Commonwealth General Obligation bondholders and Puerto Rico Sales Tax Financing Corp. (Cofina) creditors about to be sealed.
Assured Guaranty asks FOMB to reconsider certification of Fiscal Plan for Puerto Rico

Claims the Oversight Board formulated again a fiscal plan without appropriate transparency of information and assumptions, and without collaboration with creditors
Puerto Rico Treasury Department’s account balance decreases to $2.65B

The government has yet to answer the question as to whether the balance of the TSA account has affected the the island’s ability to receive community disaster loans
Puerto Rico Rejects Bondholders’ $10B Sales Tax Deal – Law360
 

Puerto Rico Rejects Bondholders’ $10B Sales Tax Deal
Law360
Law360 (May 14, 2018, 8:41 PM EDT) — Two groups of Puerto Rican bondholders on Monday announced a proposal to cut the island’s debt by $10 billion by putting a portion of sales tax revenue in a trust to be split between them, but the island’s 
Puerto Rican grocery store serves up record breaking dish to celebrate anniversary – Guinness World Records
 


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Puerto Rican grocery store serves up record breaking dish to celebrate anniversary
Guinness World Records 
Puerto Rican grocery store Supermercados Selectos has celebrated its 40 anniversary by becoming the first supermarket in the country to set
 
“We feel proud and grateful because it was an arduous job – it’s an honour to place once again Puerto Rico in a prominent position once again by becoming a supermarket who has broken
 a Guinness World Records title, specifically for the Largest serving of arroz con gandules, a delicacy in the … 

title,” Mayreg Rodríguez, Executive … 

Cocaine valued at over $15M seized from boat off Puerto Rico – The Province
 

Cocaine valued at over $15M seized from boat off Puerto Rico
The Province
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Authorities in Puerto Rico say they found cocaine worth an estimated $15.6 million on a fishing boat off the southwestern coast of the U.S. island territory. U.S. Border Patrol against and Puerto Rican police searched the boat 
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NBCNews.com
Two weeks before hurricane season, Puerto Rico is not ready …
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Why Puerto Rico deserves statehood – NBCNews.com
 


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Why Puerto Rico deserves statehood
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The months-long recovery effort in Puerto Rico post-Hurricane Maria has reignited the debate around statehood for the U.S. territory. Jose Fuentes, former Attorney General for Puerto Rico, explains why it’s time to make Puerto Rico the 51st state.May  
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Justice Department Seeks Ouster of Top Puerto Rico Prosecutor – Wall Street Journal
 


Wall Street Journal
Justice Department Seeks Ouster of Top Puerto Rico Prosecutor
Wall Street Journal
The Justice Department is attempting to replace the top federal prosecutor in Puerto Rico, who has been quietly campaigning to keep her job, according to people familiar with the matter. The Justice Department is close to proposing a candidate to 
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President Daniel Ortega and his opponents trade accusations in a heated televised debate.
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Gang crackdowns have increased arrests, deportations of Latino, immigrant youth, says report “What we’re seeing is an addiction to policing based on profiling and stereotyping people, instead of focusing on evidence,” ” https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/gang-crackdowns-has-increased-arrests-deportations-latino-immigrant-youth-says-n874766 …
 

Gang crackdowns have increased arrests, deportations of Latino, immigrant youth, says report “What we’re seeing is an addiction to policing based on profiling and stereotyping people, instead of focusing on evidence,” ” https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/gang-crackdowns-has-increased-arrests-deportations-latino-immigrant-youth-says-n874766 …

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