Puerto Rico
Out LUMA!: Puerto Ricans demand an end to the privatization of energy

The agreement between LUMA Energy and the government of Puerto Rico has not solved its main objective to solve the island’s serious electricity problems

Puerto Ricans take to the streets against Kamala Harris’s visit

Puerto Ricans protested Harris’ visit citing the ongoing US occupation of Puerto Rico and support to Israel’s genocide against the Palestinian people

From within the US-occupied nation of Puerto Rico, solidarity with Palestine grows

The people of Puerto Rico have been taking to the streets and drawing connections between their struggle against occupation and that of Palestine

Puerto Rican prisoner of conscience, Ana Belén Montes, to be released

Belen Montes, former US intelligence analyst who used her position to alleviate the blockade and attacks against Cuba, is set to be released from US prison

Puerto Rico contends with two storms: Fiona and colonialism

The island’s recovery from the mid-September storm has been afflicted by the reality of 500 years of colonialism, according to activist

Majority of Puerto Rico still without power after Hurricane Fiona

Hurricane Fiona has exacerbated the situation in Puerto Rico, which is still recovering from the impacts of Hurricane Maria, which destroyed the power grid and killed more than 3,000 people in 2017

Puerto Ricans demand cancellation of contract with LUMA Energy

Protesters denounce increased power outages, while power prices have risen several times since LUMA began operating Puerto Rico’s electricity system

Puerto Ricans demand cancellation of contract with Canadian-American energy company LUMA

Protesters have condemned that power outages have increased, while prices have gone up since LUMA began operating Puerto Rico’s electricity transmission and distribution system in June 2020

Teachers in Puerto Rico strike for wages, benefits

After the government failed to deliver on salary increases and cut pensions, teachers have called a national strike

Puerto Rico faces another disastrous bankruptcy deal

A US federal judge ruling on a debt restructuring plan will have major consequences for working class Puerto Ricans

Puerto Ricans resist austerity measures and corporate corruption

5 years after PROMESA was signed into law which established the control of the Fiscal Control Board over the island’s economy, conditions in Puerto Rico are worse than ever before

Puerto Rican statehood wins at the polls

Pedro Pierluisi is holding a narrow lead of less than 1% of the votes in the gubernatorial race over the centrist candidate Carlos Delgado