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Volume 8, Number 31

Oprima aquí para español.


Finally, Calderón Makes Supreme Choices

Governor Sila Calderón: Her Report Card
Menendez Denies Support For Commonwealth…
Menendez Denies Support For Commonwealth… Campaign To Free Political Prisoners Opens… Conservatives Attack Rodriguez’ Nomination… Meningitis Cases Increase… V.I. Pushes Dems For Voting Rights… P.R. Tops NZ… Romero Criticizes Fortuño’s Boston Trip… Nat’l Guard Presence Cuts Crime… Rossello Asks Ashcroft To Take Action
Barrales Endorses Statehood…
Barrales Endorses Statehood At NPP’s Barbosa Birthday Bash… PDP Dismisses NPP July 25 Lawsuit, Asks Rossello To Explain ‘96 Campaign Finances… $54.8m Allocated For The Urban Train… Hernandez Mayoral Backs Acevedo… Berrios Claims Anti-Independence Prejudice… Calderon Taps Hernandez Denton For Chief Judge, Rodriguez Nomination Opposed
NPP Would Support Constitutional Status Assembly...
NPP Would Support Constitutional Status Assembly, Sues Over ‘Politicized’ Commonwealth Celebration… Festival Hails Anniversary… Trinidad In Side Bet… Meningitis Could Delay School Year… Rossello Isn’t Under Fed Investigation… Nat’l Guard Patrols The Streets… Delgado Asks Respect for Anti- War Stance… Acevedo Skips Dem Convention… Wizards Sign Ramos

 Also in this edition...

  Puerto Rico Sports Beat
Ruben Gomez, Puerto Rico’s Legendary Pitcher, Dies At Age 77
  Sights, Sounds And Tastes Of Puerto Rico
Puerto Rican Sunday Drives: The Guavate Experience
  Washington Update
Gutierrez Believed Behind Campaign Against Resolving Status Issue… Top House Hispanic Reiterates Claim Kerry Supports "Commonwealth"...Puerto Ricans Gain Political Credit at Democratic Convention…
  Island Politics

The Legacy To Be Left By Gov. Calderón
By Arturo J. Guzmán

Congress Must Lift The Island From Limbo
By Rafael Hernandez Colon

The Three Taboos Against Equality
By Carlos Romero Barcelo

  Public Opinion

Herald Poll Finds Americans Want Puerto Ricans to Pay Federal Taxes And Are Opposed To U.S. Corporations In Puerto Rico Receiving Tax Breaks

Kerry Stretches Lead Over Bush In Hispanic Bloc…President’s Support Slipping…Education Priority For Latinos

  The Local Scene

Keeping Symbol Standing Is Challenging San Juan

52nd Anniversary Of Commonwealth Status Celebrated…Proud To Be Puerto Rican

  Culture • Heritage • Language

Leguizamo, At 8, Rode Into The Unknown

Anti-Marijuana Crusade Targets Hispanic Teens

Hispanics Prefer Their News In English


A Puerto Rican Paradise

   Sports & Entertainment
Frozen In Fear

As A Role Player, Perez Is A Star…Dominoes Effect Helps Keep Mind On Job

Sparks Are Flying With Beatrice & Benedick In Central Park

Starting On A Temporary Basis, Leader Turns Into A Good Scout
Stuck On The Street
  Puerto Rico Profiles

Marion County Teacher Earns Chance To Head Into Space


Cleanup Time On Vieques

  Congress and the President

Hispanic Republicans Surge In California; The Gap Between Democrats & The GOP Is Narrowing

42 States, Puerto Rico, 5 Tribes Share Record $75.4m In Brownfields Grants

  Business • Economics • Finance
Energy Challenge: With The End Of Cheap Oil On The Horizon, Puerto Rico Continues To Move Toward Alternatives, But Is It Moving Fast Enough?

When It Comes To Energy, Puerto Rico Is Still Playing Catch Up

I Promise...
Pedro Rossello & Anibal Acevedo Vila Discuss Their Proposals For Tourism Development, The Environment, The Development Of The Island’s Ports & Airports, Corruption, & The Perennial Issue Of Status

Puerto Rico Shipping Association Presents 13 Proposals To Gubernatorial Candidates

BV Properties Invests $40m In Developing, Expanding Malls

USDA Rural Development Allocated Almost $100m For P.R.

Banco Popular: Undocumented Residents Represent Untapped Market


Games Better If Politics Don't Intrude On Fields… Patriotism At Its Best Instinctive, Not Forced


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