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Carmen Yulín Cruz Praises Americans’ Big Hearts, Warns Trump’s Tax Plan Will Hurt Puerto Rico on The Late Show

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

It's been just over two months since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, and the island is still undergoing a massive recovery effort. San Juan mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, who's become a popular spokesperson for the island as she'sShow More Summary

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz talks Puerto Rico's recovery with Stephen Colbert

About 50 percent of Puerto Rico still does not have power and the rest of the island still has unstable electricity according to San Juan's Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, who described the post-Hurricane Maria landscape leaving the island in a "touch and go situation still."  Cruz stopped by the studio to share what has been happening in the U.S. Show More Summary

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Rips ‘Bully’ And 'Big Mouth' Donald Trump

“I hope he’s a better golf player than he is a president, because he surely isn’t a good president."

PR braces for harmful new tax in GOP bill

2 weeks agoNews : The Cutline

Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz of San Juan, Puerto Rico, talks with Rachel Maddow about Puerto Ricans putting their lives back together despite the botched storm response, and the damage the new Republican tax will do to the Puerto Rican economy.

Mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico: We Will Make Sure Puerto Ricans Who Have Fled to Florida Vote Democratic In 2018

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz said this on The Rachel Maddow Show last night: "I don't think President Trump realizes it. Many of the Puerto Ricans that are moving to the states, about a hundred thousand in the past few weeks, are going to Florida. Show More Summary

PR braces for economically harmful new tax in Republican bill

Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz of San Jose, Puerto Rico, talks with Rachel Maddow about Puerto Ricans putting their lives back together despite the botched storm...

Rand Paul Assault, The Simpsons, Paul Manafort, Larry David, Andi Mack, Ken Paxton, Stranger Things: HOT LINKS

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

THE SIMPSONS. Show trolls Trump on Puerto Rico. Thank you Moe for understanding how we feel. We have very little power but having @TheSimpsons in our corner fills our hearts with light. — Carmen Yulín Cruz (@CarmenYulinCruz) November...Show More Summary

Hurricane Maria death toll 'much higher than officially reported', mayor in Puerto Rico says

last monthNews : The Cutline

The mayor of the Puerto Rican capital San Juan has warned the death toll from Hurricane Maria is far higher than the official figure. Carmen Yulín Cruz said the true number of deaths following the disaster could be as high as 500 rather than the official toll of just 54. Show More Summary

‘The Simpsons’ sides with San Juan mayor — blasts paper towel-throwing Trump

last monthNews : The Raw Story

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz received a boost of confidence when the tv show “The Simpsons” seemed to come to her defense in the feud Donald Trump has waged over the adequacy of the federal government’s disaster response in Puerto Rico. San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz had the...

San Juan's mayor has a message for Moe from 'The Simpsons'

Moe the bartender and San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz both know what it's like to have paper towels thrown at them.  At least, that's the message from The Simpsons, which released a video on Friday night announcing the show had raised...Show More Summary

San Juan mayor questions abrupt postponement of hearing

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz on Wednesday questioned why Republicans abruptly postponed a House hearing where she was scheduled to testify about the devastating impact of Hurricane Maria on … Click to Continue »

'Moral Imperative' of Government Not Met in Puerto Rico

A month after Hurricane Maria, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz is unsatisfied with the president’s response to the disaster.

Energy Company Tied To Major Trump Donor Feuds With San Juan Mayor Over Business Deal

2 months agoNews : The Lookout

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz and the Montana-based energy company tasked with restoring Puerto Rico’s hurricane-ravaged electrical grid engaged in a heated Twitter feud Wednesday.

A tiny energy company got in a big feud with San Juan’s mayor.

Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz thought something smelled fishy about the company's contract.

Why Is Whitefish Energy Demeaning San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz on Twitter?

The Montana company has deep ties to the Trump administration. The outlandishness of the deal that saw two-person, office-free, experience-free, connections-many Whitefish Energy given the task of rebuilding Puerto Rico’s energy grid—along with a $300 million check—came under additional scrutiny on Wednesday. Show More Summary

Firm restoring Puerto Rico's power threatened to quit, mayor says

2 months agoNews : The Lookout

San Juan’s mayor, Carmen Yulín Cruz, questioned Whitefish Energy’s contract. The mayor of San Juan on Wednesday accused the company restoring power to Puerto Rico of threatening to withdraw its services after she drew attention to its controversial contract. Show More Summary

San Juan mayor gets in Twitter fight with tiny Montana firm awarded controversial $300 million contract for Puerto Rico

San Juan mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz went back and forth on Twitter with Whitefish Energy, a firm awarded a $300 million contract to help restore Puerto Rico's power grid. The vast majority of Puerto Rico's citizens are still without power. Cruz...Show More Summary

Utility company restoring Puerto Rico’s electrical grid starts Twitter feud with local mayor

The tiny, Trump-affiliated energy firm charged with re-building Puerto Rico’s devastated electrical grid is now threatening to pull out of the island over a spat with San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz. In an interview with Yahoo News on Wednesday, Cruz was critical of the fact that Whitefish Energy had been awarded a $300 million no-bid […]

Energy Company Tied To Major Trump Donor Feuds With San Juan Mayor Over Business Deal

"What is it about women having an opinion that irritates some?" Carmen Yulín Cruz tweeted Wednesday at Montana-based Whitefish Energy.

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