For more than a century, Puerto Rico has included access to higher education through the operation of the University of Puerto Rico (“UPR”), providing affordable access to high-quality education to thousands. Keep reading for an analysis of some of the most important aspects of the Fiscal Plan for the UPR certified on May 27, 2021.
In this post, we will focus on examining the University of Puerto Rico’s role in research and development in the archipelago, a basic component of any industrial and economic development policy.
Los cambios tecnológicos, retos climáticos y convulsiones sociales de los tiempos que corren hacen que la universidad como institución social adquiera una mayor centralidad de cara al futuro. Vale la pena echar un vistazo a otras latitudes para entender cuánto la embestida – externa e interna – contra la Universidad de Puerto Rico cercena nuestra propia capacidad de enfrentar como sociedad los retos del futuro.
H.R. 4406 helps Puerto Rico avoid a short-term Medicaid funding cliff and provides some stability by setting forth clear funding levels for the next five years. However, the proposed five-year deal falls short of parity with the states, is not a permanent fix, and perpetuates the “separate and unequal” treatment of Medicaid beneficiaries in the territories, who are being told, once again, to accept a “good enough” deal.
A glimpse into what some of our staff members are reading, watching, and listening to this summer.
On the 5th anniversary of the enactment of PROMESA, the CNE Review takes a look at how PROMESA has evolved, what has been overlooked, its costs to Puerto Rico, and its consequences. The unavoidable conclusion is that the territorial bankruptcy regime set up by law has failed to achieve most of the goals set forth by its authors.
On June 30, 2016, President Obama signed into law the Puerto Rico Oversight and Management Economic Stability Act. As we look back and take stock of the events that have taken place since 2016, the unavoidable conclusion is that the territorial bankruptcy regime set up by that law has failed to achieve most of the goals set forth by its authors.
In the first edition of our new publication, the CNE Review, we take stock of the post-storm reconstruction and recovery process as we approach the beginning of yet another hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean.