Puerto Rico

Anti-Trump San Juan Mayor Loses Bid for Governor

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz (PDP), who rose to the national spotlight after routinely criticizing President Trump and his administration over the nation’s response to Hurricane Maria in 2017, lost her primary bid for governor of Puerto Rico over the weekend.

Carmen Yulin Cruz, Mayor of San Juan Puerto Rico, speaks to the media after meeting with the House Democratic Caucus about the current situation in Puerto Rico, on Capitol Hill November 1, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

DEA Agent Laundered Millions of Dollars for Colombian Drug Cartel, Say Feds

FBI agents arrested a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent and his wife on charges they allegedly laundered millions of dollars for a Colombian drug cartel. Prosecutors alleged the couple used the agent’s position and influence to divert millions in drug proceeds from the DEA to their own personal use, including the purchase of expensive vehicles, jewelry, and vacation homes.

A Lamborghini Huracan Evo Spyder car is displayed at the company's booth at the International Auto Show (IAA), in Frankfurt am Main, on September 11, 2019. - Frankfurt's biennial International Auto Show (IAA) opens its doors to the public on September 12, 2019, but major foreign carmakers are staying away …

Puerto Rico: FEMA Officials Arrested in Hurricane Relief Fraud Case

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Federal authorities said Tuesday they have arrested two former officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the former president of a major disaster relief contractor, accusing them of bribery and fraud in the efforts to restore electricity to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

Dr. Ahsha Tribble,the Deputy Regional Administrator for FEMA Region II.