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Volume 9, Number 05

Oprima aquí para español.


The Budget: The Big Issue In 2005

Iraqis Vote In Large Numbers. Should The Troops Come Home?
Gov. Promises To Address Status Issue In 2005…
Gov. Promises To Address Status Issue In 2005… Vieques Inclusion On Superfund List "Imminent"… EPA Fines Martex Farms Over $400k… O'Neill: NPP Going Through "Difficult" Time… Wal-Mart Delivers Environmental Plan… New Bills Would Boost City Finances… Smokers’ Workplace Rights Unprotected… Slower Economic Growth Forecast
AAV: End Freed ‘Independentistas’ Supervision…
AAV: End Freed ‘Independentistas’ Supervision… Rum Tax Threatened By 37% Cut… Bill Would End Public Campaign Financing… NPP Threatens Court Action To Get PRIIF Investigator To Testify… Rossello’s Certification Challenged… Calderon Lobbyist’s Got $16m… ‘04 Election Cost $168m, Parties In Debt… Toledo, Fortuño To Find Funds For Police
McClintock To Accommodate Rossello Swearing-In…
McClintock To Accommodate Rossello Swearing-In… Fortuño Denies Intervening In Senate Leader Dispute… 1k Reservists Returning From Iraq… NPP Ratifies Rossello As Its President… OMB Halts Cops’ Raises… Dieppa Keeps Title… Left-Lane Law Repealed… SEC Certifies Rossello As Senator… Fortuño Attends GOP Seminar… Rossello Seeks UT To Arecibo… Trinidad, Wright Fight Set

 Also in this edition...

  Puerto Rico Sports Beat
Trinidad vs. Wright Officially Set For May 14th In Las Vegas
  Sights, Sounds And Tastes Of Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico’s Athens Gives Itself To Frolic: Manatí Celebrates Its Patron Saint
   Washington Update

Mud Thrown At Puerto Rican In Democratic Race… Acevedo Reevaluating Multi-Million Dollar Representation Contracts… Governor’s Representative Squabbles With Resident Commissioner… Puerto Rico Representatives React To Tax Recommendations

  Island Politics

On Supreme Court Appointments
By Rafael Hernandez Colon

Orlando: The Puerto Rican Frontier
  The Local Scene

Talent Search Creates Offstage Controversy

    Culture • Heritage • Language
From Real Art Ways To San Juan… At Art Party

Mayor's Got Ferrer All Tied Up, Poll Says

Wynwood's Puerto Rican Character Fading


Puerto Rico With More Brio Abandons Pool For A Waterfall

   Sports & Entertainment

De Hoyos Profits When He Spars With WBA Champ

El Coqui Features Different Flavor


Road To Redemption; Ex-Addict Reaches Out To Drug Users On Streets

  Puerto Rico Profiles
Puerto Rican Teaches In Her Language Of Love: Volleyball
Stolen-ID Nightmare Finally Ends

A Man Of Principle: Delgado Makes Headlines Speaking His Mind… The Ultimate Professional… Sticking To His War Protest

  Congress and the President

Beating The Odds: Cifuentes The Frontrunner In Race To Lead Democrats

Disparities Among Disability Benefits Given To Veterans

  Business • Economics • Finance

Made In China: As China Turns Into The World’s Factory, Puerto Rico No Longer Can Lure Companies With Low Costs & Federal Tax Incentives

The China Syndrome

China Making Big Push In Caribbean

Economic Development & Pridco To Develop Joint Economic Plan

Dorado To Get $35m Lifestyle Center

Federal Employees May See Reduction In Cost Of Living Allowance In 2006

Year-End Results For Banks

Gatorade To Invest $1m In Advertising For 2005

Investors Buy Into Hispanic Market; Media Sector Fast Taking Off

Local Hispanics' Political Voice Largely Unheard

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