In 1917, Woodrow Wilson bestowed on Puerto Ricans a class of U.S. citizenship that was decidedly less than what residents of the mainland enjoyed. It was the start of a long history of inequitable treatment by the U.S. government, which today has left Puerto Rico with a weakened infrastructure, a tattered healthcare safety net, and … Continue reading Puerto Rico’s Public Health Crisis Has Its Roots in a Law Signed 100 Years Ago
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What Happened to the Puerto Rico Climate Change Council’s ‘State of the Climate’ Report? UPDATED: The Council Website is Back Online.
According to the vanished report, published four years ago and available online until recently, “It is no longer a question whether the coasts of Puerto Rico and many port cities in the Caribbean will be inundated, but rather it is a question of when and by how much.” Updated, 10/20/17: The PRCCC website and the State … Continue reading What Happened to the Puerto Rico Climate Change Council’s ‘State of the Climate’ Report? UPDATED: The Council Website is Back Online.