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The PuertoRico Herald


Volume 7, Number 17

Oprima aquí para español.

Calderon To Sign Electoral Reform Bill Despite Opposition…
Calderon To Sign Electoral Reform Bill Despite Opposition…Serrano To Cross Military Fence May 1…Gov’t Still Lobbying For Sec. 956 Tax Incentive…Flood Victims Get Gov’t Aid…Oso Blanco Prison To Close…EPA Awards Comerio’s Recycling Program…Soldier Who Died In Iraq Buried…Mercado: Spanish-Language Bill Not A Priority
Puerto Rican Military Volunteers! A Vote for Their Commander-In-Chief?
Rossello Returning With Loaded Agenda…
Rossello Returning With Loaded Agenda…Gov’t Plans Commonwealth Economic Forums… El Yunque Seriously Damaged By Heavy Rains…Medical Group To Eliminate Rhoads Award…50 More Agents Assigned To Vieques…Hotline Opens For Flood Donations…Fas To Refile Spanish Only Legislation, McClintock: Law Would Impoverish Education
Lawmakers Seek Commercial Relations With D.R., Review Of Las Americas Port…
Lawmakers Seek Commercial Relations With D.R., Review Of Las Americas Port… Gov. Declares Emergency In 7 Towns Affected By Flooding…Homeland Security Grants $2.5M To P.R….Caguas, SJ, Guaynabo Show Most Business Growth…DACO Freezes Prices Of Necessities…Camacho Loses Split Decision…Island’s Poorest Hit Hardest By Floods

 Also in this edition...

  Puerto Rico Report
Moving Beyond Resentment In Vieques
  Puerto Rico Sports Beat
Bitter Feud Over TV Contract Mars SBL Season Start; P.R. Hosts Group II Fed Cup Qualifier
  Sights, Sounds and Tastes of Puerto Rico
Can Puerto Rican Food Actually Save Your Life?
  Washington Update
Calderon Tries To Hijack Bush’s Tax Proposal… House Chairman Offers To Extend Investment Incentive Calderon Rejected
The Quandary Facing Statehood
By Garry Hoyt
  Island Politics
The National Geographic Fiasco…Strikes A Raw Nerve…Undivided Loyalty
No Longer An Island Of Dreams

TV, Culture Drive Hispanic Assimilation

  The Local Scene
Finding Alomar Where He Lives

On Diverse Island, Blacks Still Seek Respect

  Culture • Heritage • Language
Artists Showcase Hispanic Outlook

Broward Hispanics Draw On One Another’s Strength As Their Children Fight A War In Iraq

Disabled Students Closer To Graduation

Jacqueline Schatz, David Martinez

The Thrill Of Traversing The Peaks And Valleys Of Culebra Came To An...
Sports & Entertainment
Sosa Aims For Hero Clemente In Greatness, Generosity

Latino Cuisine, Spurred By Immigrants, Makes Inroads In Battle Creek

Salsa Sings The Blues As It Hits A Big Slump, The Once-Vibrant Genre Is A Backwater Business

It's Not Democracy If We Don't Vote

Hispanic Group Plans Voter Classes

Bush In Bind On Hispanic Legislators' FCAT Plan…Compromise Offered

Baseball Has Become Americas' Game

Puerto Rico Profiles
Rev. Bartolo Martinez Celebrates 40 Years In Pulpit
Navy Made To Feel At Home On The Range; 'The More Training Here, The Less Blood Will Be Shed Over There'
Congress and the President
Big Spender: Island Outdoes Mainland States In Federal Lobbying Efforts

How America Picks Its Fights…How Many Countries Has The U.S. Occupied Since 1945?

Busine$$, Economic$ & Finance
Making It Harder For Job Creation: Local Labor Laws Are Squashing The Competitiveness Of Doing Business

Grupo Carmelo Invests For A Greener Industry

P.R. Companies Could Make $700M In Federal Contracts

White Rose To Open Distribution Center In June

Schering-Plough Manati To Lay Off 109 Employees In May

Incentives Lure Plastics Maker

Latin Chamber Courts Foreign Dignitaries

Puerto Ricans . . . Earning Their Own Way
Puerto Rico . . . Paying Its Own Way
American taxpayers have provided
$ 224,743,249,144.29
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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