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Local Leaders Push Congress to Abolish Puerto Rico’s ‘PROMESA’ Law

Local Leaders Push Congress to Abolish Puerto Rico’s ‘PROMESA’ Law

Puerto Rico’s financial oversight board, established by the PROMESA law in 2016, has “exacerbated the structural inequalities and austerity in Puerto Rico,” one local leader said.

Bushwick Boxer Serrano Named ‘Fighter of the Decade’

Bushwick Boxer Serrano Named ‘Fighter of the Decade’

Amanda “Real Deal” Serrano adds this accolade to her previous ‘Fighter of the Year’ awards

Bushwick Family Is Bringing an Empanada Joint to Starr Street this June

Bushwick Family Is Bringing an Empanada Joint to Starr Street this June

“This is where I grew up, and now I’m opening up a restaurant serving my own community, my neighbors.”

Puerto Rican Evacuees And Their Allies Remembered Hurricane Maria In East Williamsburg

Puerto Rican Evacuees And Their Allies Remembered Hurricane Maria In East Williamsburg

Friday Fast Fact: Hurricane Maria’s Death Toll Officially Increases to 3,000 People, One Year Later

Friday Fast Fact: Hurricane Maria’s Death Toll Officially Increases to 3,000 People, One Year Later

One year later, the Puerto Rican government has finally increased the official death toll for one of the most devastating storms this country has ever seen.

How Bushwick Residents Can Help Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

How Bushwick Residents Can Help Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

Here’s your guide to fundraisers and supply drop-off points in the neighborhood.