Weeks before the first reported case of Covid-19 in Puerto Rico, it was evident that our public health system was unfit to address the looming crisis.
De la reciente discusión pública en Puerto Rico sobre la Asistencia por Desempleo Pandémico y el retorno a los centros de trabajo parecería como si las prestaciones sociales fueran una especie de anatema para la inserción en el mercado laboral. Ambas, sin embargo, deben mirarse de forma interrelacionada y requieren de una fina calibración por parte de los gobiernos.
In seven months, Puerto Rico faces an imminent threat to its healthcare system: lack of sufficient funds to operate. This is not unusual for Puerto Rico nor any of the other U.S. territories.
Back in August 2020, CNE published a report that analyzed important aspects of the agreement between PREPA and LUMA Energy and offered specific recommendations to improve it. Given the recent public debate regarding this transaction, we are republishing a summary of our findings.
What exactly is the EITC? How does it help families in overcoming poverty and how does it promote labor force participation? Keep reading to find out.
There is no way to understate the profound impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on our individual and collective lives. It is no surprise, then, that governments, businesses, and households are anxious to overcome this situation.
After an almost 27-hour session of amendments, debate, and last-minute negotiations within the Democratic camp, the Senate approved President Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan on March 6, by a 50 to 49 vote.
There have been two recent developments in the ongoing litigation regarding the application of the Supplemental Security Income program to residents of Puerto Rico.