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The Multi-Plagued Island of Puerto Rico, Its Expanding Diaspora and the 2020 Elections Sep. 26, 2020

Luis Martínez-Fernández

Puerto Rico is in the throes of a prolonged, seemingly unsolvable, multifaceted crisis. The catalogu... Read More

Should Puerto Rico Be Granted Statehood? Nov. 25, 2019

Daily Editorials

The Puerto Rico Statehood Admissions Act would require a vote by Congress. There are more Puerto Ric... Read More

Should Puerto Rico Be Granted Statehood? Nov. 19, 2019

Daily Editorials

There are more Puerto Ricans in Florida than in any state — more than New York. The trend has ... Read More

Short Takes on Kids as Collateral and CNN's Non-News Hype Jul. 29, 2019

Daily Editorials

Kids as Collateral "Repo men" are folks who contract with banks and debt collectors to repossess goo... Read More

'They' Are Americans Apr. 04, 2019

Connie Schultz

More than a decade ago, when I was a reporter at The Plain Dealer, management invited a number of us... Read More

FEMA Wasting Money Dec. 27, 2018

Daily Editorials

Mention the Federal Emergency Management Agency in Florida, and you're sure to get a variety of resp... Read More

Today Is All About Us -- American Democracy Nov. 07, 2018

Jamie Stiehm

WASHINGTON — It all comes down to this day's votes. Autumn rain falls on Election Day here, g... Read More

Humility In the Face of Nature Sep. 14, 2018

Linda Chavez

With rain inundating the mid-Atlantic states and a hurricane barreling down on the Carolinas, Presid... Read More

The Demagoguery of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Jul. 04, 2018

Star Parker

Now that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has rocketed into the national spotlight as result of her stunning... Read More

Our Caribbean Families Are Your Fellow Americans Nov. 30, 2017

Connie Schultz

About a month after Hurricane Maria, I stopped at a UPS store to ask if it was still offering a disc... Read More

Some Americans More Equal Than Others Oct. 13, 2017

Linda Chavez

"We will support you today, tomorrow and the day after," President Donald Trump promised those devas... Read More

Trump Not Letting Media Turn Puerto Rico Into His 'Katrina' Oct. 05, 2017

Larry Elder

President Donald Trump punched back hard against the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, who accused him... Read More

Trump Should Continue Helping Puerto Rico Recover Oct. 04, 2017

Daily Editorials

The federal government appears to be putting its efforts to aid Puerto Rico into high gear, but it i... Read More

Trump Tweets While Americans Suffer and Wait Sep. 29, 2017

Linda Chavez

Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands drowned while President Donald Trump tweeted. It is hard to ... Read More

Puerto Rican Bonds Jul. 12, 2017

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: In 2013, my stockbroker had me buy $60,000 worth of Puerto Rican Sales Tax Financing... Read More

Are Illinois & Puerto Rico Our Future? Jun. 27, 2017

Patrick Buchanan

If Gov. Bruce Rauner and his legislature in Springfield do not put a budget together by Friday, the ... Read More

Vieques Island: From Bomb Site to Beach Destination Nov. 12, 2016

Travel and Adventure

By Victor Block A jet plane bearing the emblem of the U.S. Navy streaked low over a beach, dropped a... Read More

In the Fiscal Health Beauty Pageant, Everyone Loses Jun. 09, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

Many states are broke, even though their constituents don't know it. The two main drivers of states'... Read More

Money Down a Hole May. 04, 2016

John Stossel

The Republican and Democratic presidential nominees have been chosen. Ignore the deluded supporters ... Read More

How to Turn Puerto Rico Into Hong Kong May. 03, 2016

Stephen Moore

On May 1, the government of Puerto Rico defaulted on some $400 million of bond repayments. This defa... Read More