Archive | September, 2011
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Republicans Stall FEMA Aid

By Victoria Cepeda, Efrain Nieves Natural disaster victims will have to wait for relief aid a bit longer thanks to House Republicans. Senate Republicans blocked a “$7 billion aid package  for relief funding of the natural disasters that have swept the country this summer” (abcnews.com). According to abcnews.com: Democrats again need 60 votes to advance the […]

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9/11: Remembering & Rebuilding WTC

Saturday, September 10th with camera in hand we set out into  Manhattan to visit the World Trade Center site and pay our respect to the fallen victims, our servicemen and women that have since perished and those that currently are serving overseas as a result of the 9.11 attacks. We were pleasantly surprised and happy to […]

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Police in Puerto Rico Are Accused of Abuses in Justice Dept. Report

WASHINGTON — In a blistering condemnation of the second-largest police force in the United States, the Justice Department is accusing the Puerto Rico Police Department of a “profound” and “longstanding” pattern of civil rights violations and other illegal practices that have left it “broken in a number of critical and fundamental respects.”  Read more on […]

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