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The PuertoRico Herald


Volume 7, Number 16

Oprima aquí para español.

Heavy Rains Bring Floods …
Heavy Rains Bring Floods … MLB Adds Millions To Local Economy…Viequenses Demand Transition Role, U.N. Asked To Investigate Land Contamination…P.R. Criticizes Cuba For Crackdown On Dissidents…House & Senate Pass Electoral Reform Bill…Vieques Residents Warned About Dangers In Navy Land
Rosey Roads: Are They Going To Scrap It Or Salvage It?
Soldier With PR Ties Dies In Iraq, Isabela Burial Set…
Soldier With PR Ties Dies In Iraq, Isabela Burial Set…Island 1st In Federal Lobbying…Election Finance Bill Termed‘Rushed’…Banner Day In SJ…NPP Legislators Oppose Electoral Reform, Leave Hearing…Diaz Saldana Calls Proposed Regulations ‘Political’…Rationing To Go On For Bayamon, New Reservoirs Under Study
Alomar Passes Clemente…
Alomar Passes Clemente…Gov. Lauds Anti-Drug Efforts…Expos To Play Postseason In Montreal, They Open In SJ Beating Mets 10-1…Calderon: OK’s Soldiers’ Incentive Bill, Defends Position On Vieques, Assesses RR Alternatives & Affirms Re-Election Bid…Pesquera Urges Gov. To Retain RR…Ceiba Mayor Cites Steps To Avoid Base Closing

 Also in this edition...

  Puerto Rico Report
Tax, Not Campaign Finance, Reform Is Needed
  Puerto Rico Sports Beat
Expos Win Puerto Rican Fans Over
  Sights, Sounds and Tastes of Puerto Rico
A Beach Break That Won't Bust The Bank
  Washington Update
956 Amendment Sponsors Propose Tax Cut For Plants In States, Too…61 Others Propose 956 Amendment For The Whole World…Cuts In Bush Tax Cuts Create Another Problem for 956 Proposal
Puerto Rico: Equal In War, Unequal In Peace
By Kenneth D. McClintock

Lessons Of Past Wars Show How Different Things Are Now…America's Arrogance Could Be Its Undoing

  Hot Button Issues
Herald Editor’s Review Of 2003 Poll Results
Cpl. Rodriguez, Fallen B'klyn Marine Buried… Sgt. Morales’ Pals Lend Support At Funeral… Even As Teen Artist, Army Spc. Mercado Confronted Evil

Lightly Armed MPs Worry About An Ambush…Live Mortars, Firefight Menace Route

San Juan Expos: Idea Si! Fact No! Games In Puerto Rico Have Look & Feel Of A Money Grab
  The Local Scene
Islanders Cheer 'Los 'Spos’…Clemente Looms Large Over Games

Doral Financial Grows N.Y. Business By Luring One Client At A Time

  Island Politics
Dark Cloud Over Rossello May Dominate Campaign
  Culture • Heritage • Language
War Shows Growing Latino Role In U.S. Military…They Gave Their Lives To New Land

Painter Of The People: An Eye Trained on Puerto Rico's Traditions

Will Felix Factor Spare Arroyo A Fight?

Favorite Places For Puerto Rican & Cuban Cuisine

Golfers In The Caribbean Encounter Birds With Their Birdies

Festival Of Flowers Will Celebrate Latin Culture

  Sports & Entertainment
Star-Studded Tribute Gala To Honor 'The Real Mambo King' Tito Puente

Play Depicts Sufferings Of Love & War

A Younger Generation Turns From Traditional Salsa To Hip-Hop, Reggae & Fusion

Easy Rider: The Versatile Paso Fino's Popularity Is On The Rise In South Florida

Affirmative Action – & Reaction: Is Diversity Overrated?… Race Is Never Neutral
Puerto Rico Profiles
Couple Happy To End A Shared Experience Dialysis Is Over For Him, But It Continues For Her
Bunnies Or Bombs?/ DOD Again Seeks Environmental Exemptions
Congress and the President
We The (Hispanic) People...
Busine$$, Economic$ & Finance
Reality Check
By Franciso Javier Cimadevilla

Beating The Bear Market: Puerto Rico’s Retail Brokerage Business Is Booming

DOD Has Granted $62.8M In Contracts To P.R. Businesses Since July

Schering-Plough Las Piedras Overcomes Regulatory Hurdles To Manufacture Zetia

Local Orthopedists Suggest Remedies For Malpractice Crisis

Sol Melia Wants Another 31 Acres At Coco Beach For 282 Timeshare Villas

Toyota Tops In Puerto Rico

Telemundo Tries Its Hand At Foxy Reality Series

Puerto Ricans . . . Earning Their Own Way
Puerto Rico . . . Paying Its Own Way
American taxpayers have provided
$ 224,743,249,408.43
subsidizing the Puerto Rico Commonwealth,
and it's costing them $22,821,918.52 more each and every day of the year!
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