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Volume 9, Nos. 29, 30

Moving Beyond Bootstrap

PRFAA! Is It Worth The Cost?
AAV To Veto Budget, Cut Back Work Hours…
AAV To Veto Budget, Cut Back Work Hours… Gov, Cabinet Members Will Take Pay Cut… Fiscal, Tax Reform Needed… Bhatia Praises Congress’ OK Of CAFTA-DR, Energy Bill… PIP: Amend Maritime Laws… Justice Recommends Budget Veto… McClintock, OSJ, Bayamon Hail Barbosa’s Legacy… Fortuño Bill To Honor Barbosa… Burgos: AAV’s Message Hypocritical… Ills Rooted In Colonialism… Ricky Martin: End Arab Stereotypes
Commonwealth No Longer A Viable Option…
Commonwealth No Longer A Viable Option… Delgado Pitching… Arce Honored… DACO: Stoppage Costly, Unnecessary… Fortuño Perseveres… Terror Is Terror… Trafficking in Broken Hearts… DTPW: Toll Increase Helps Economy… Prasa Ups Rates 128%… Consumer Code Opposed… AAV Endorses Corzine… Fortuño Calls For Unity… El Niño, Global Warming Fuel Hurricanes… Too Tough To Exercise… AAV Blamed For Uncertainty… Office's Future Hazy

 Also in this edition...

  Puerto Rico Sports Beat
Arecibo Ends 46-Year Drought With Basketball Title
  Island Politics

Who’s To Blame For The Mess We Are In?
By Carlos Romero Barcelo

Acevedo Vila Paints Grim Picture, Exhorts Youth To Lead

July 25, 1952
By Rafael Hernandez Colon

Statehood Push Is In Shambles

  Business • Economics • Finance

Keeping Puerto Rico’s Ports & Airports Safe: Are They Vulnerable To Terrorism?

Protecting Ports Of Entry From Terrorism

Puerto Rico’s Appetite For Convenience: With Sales Reaching Over $1b, The Island's Fast-Food Industry Is Satisfying The Local Market's Changing Lifestyles

A Mixed Menu Of Good News & Bad

Pfizer To Close Barceloneta’s Cruce Dávila Injectable-Operation Plant, Leaving 350 Jobless

Wilo Benet: Owner Of Pikayo, Payá, & Museum Restaurant Group Is More Than A Chef

Cleveland-Area Latinos Get Help Becoming Homeowners

  The Local Scene
Unseen, Monkeys Do; Seen, Monkeys Don't

San Juan-derful


Minaya Objects To 'Los Mets' Label… Sadness Over Dropping Baseball From Games

   Culture • Heritage • Language

NYC Mayoral Candidates Learning Spanish

Music To Inspire Dreams; Latino Students Celebrate Goals

Language Barriers Hamper Health Care… Follow Law On Translation

  Sports & Entertainment

Tego Calderón Signs Global Deal With Atlantic

Reggaeton Gets Rich: And Rapper Daddy Yankee's Street Sounds Lead The Way

Hot Salsa

'American Way' Disenfranchises Puerto Ricans… Justice Dept. Says Osceola County Hinders Hispanic Candidates
"The Confidant Hope Of A Miracle: The True History Of The Spanish Armada"
  Puerto Rico Profiles

Vargas A Calm Presence For Nittany Lions


Navy Issues Draft Final Work Plan For Background Investigation Of Soils In East Vieques

  Congress and the President

Clinton Commits To Hispanics… Aims To Make Dream Real

Martinez Urges Hispanics To Get Involved in Politics… Spanish Common In U.S. Congress


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