Thursday Nov 21
Puerto Rico to Receive Economic Advisers from Washington
The White House will send a team of experts to Puerto Rico in December to help the local government manage the U.S. commonwealth's years-long budget and economic crisis.
HHS increases LIHEAP allocation to territories
Delegate Madeleine Z. Bordallo announced last week that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will increase the allocation to the territories for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program for fiscal year 2014 from 0.135 percent to 0.50 percent.
The New Zealand Herald
US steps up aid, helps Puerto Rico pay power bills
The U.S. government is nearly quadrupling the amount of federal funding Puerto Rico receives to help impoverished families pay their power bills.
Philadelphia Public Record
Commonwealth Honors Puerto Rican Regiment
'BORINQUENEERS', aka 65th Puerto Rican Infantry Regiment, veterans whose unit served heroically in three wars, rallied at Korean War Memorial on Front Street last Sunday.
Take Puerto Rico from limbo to statehood
On November 6, 2012, the American citizens who live in Puerto Rico voted to end more than a century of political limbo by discarding the territorial status in favor of statehood.