Carmen Yulín Cruz

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Local journalist organization distributes more than $30,000 in scholarships

San Antonio

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz endorses Philip Levine for governor

The Puerto Rican mayor of San Juan Carmen Yulín Cruz endorsed former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine this week in his run for Florida governor.In an …

Caribbean

San Juan mayor endorses Florida Sen. Bill Nelson

On Saturday, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz endorsed three-term U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, a Florida Democrat, in his reelection campaign.…

Orlando

Monday’s Campaign Round-Up, 7.30.18

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.<p>* Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) said on CBS News’ “Face the Nation” …

Florida

No, San Juan's Mayor Isn't Being Charged With Fraud

A false headline claimed Carmen Yulín Cruz was charged with fraud for misusing Hurricane Maria relief funds. Nope.<p>Maybe you've seen the claim that …

Hurricane Maria

YourNewsWire Hawks False Fraud Headline

<b>Q: Is the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, “facing fraud charges”</b><b>?</b><p><b>A: No. Two separate cases accuse Puerto Rico officials of misusing government funds,</b> …

Puerto Rico

NAACP statehood statement leaves Puerto Ricans perplexed

A statement issued by the NAACP on Thursday threw into confusion whether the group has endorsed Puerto Rican statehood.<p>Two days after the civil …

Puerto Rico

Is Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz of San Juan Facing Charges of Over $3 Million in Fraud?

The website <i>YourNewsWire</i>—which readers of TWS Fact Check might be familiar with—published an article claiming that “San Juan mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz …

Politics

FEMA says it underestimated the devastation Hurricane Maria would have on Puerto Rico

In a long-awaited report on FEMA's response to 2017's hurricanes, the agency said it had underestimated how devastating a hurricane could be to …

Puerto Rico

Remember the anti-Trump Puerto Rico mayor? The FBI is allegedly investigating her office for corruption

In the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Maria last September, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz (D) made a name for herself when she began attacking President Donald Trump and his administration for its response to the natural disaster.<p>Now, Yulín Cruz has found herself in hot water as …

Conservative View

The FBI Has Launched An Investigation Into San Juan Mayor!!!

Corruption in Puerto Rico may have been the cause of U.S. relief supplies not reaching those in need following Hurricane Maria in September 2017.<p>The …

Corruption

San Juan Mayor Cruz's Administration Under FBI Probe

The administration of San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, who was <b>sharply critical of President Donald Trump</b> after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto …

Conservative View

San Juan Mayor Calls Trump's 'Total Neglect' Of Puerto Rico A Violation Of Human Rights

Carmen Yulín Cruz called out the president for not even tweeting his condolences after new estimates of Hurricane Maria-related deaths were released.<p>San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz accused Donald Trump on Sunday of violating Puerto Ricans’ human rights for his failure to take action to stem the …

Human Rights

San Juan mayor: Trump administration ‘completely looked away’ over hurricane death toll

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz said that the Trump administration has “looked away” from Puerto Rico after a study found a significantly higher …

Trump Administration

Study: Puerto Rico death toll thousands higher than official count

As a new study from Harvard University is revealing thousands more people died as a result of Hurricane Maria than the government has acknowledged, …

Politics

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz on Hurricane Maria Death Count: ‘This Is One of Those Days Where You Don’t Want to Be Right’

"FEMA, our government, our municipal government, and the Trump administration have to look at this and say ‘Never again'" Cruz told Latino Rebels.The …

Caribbean

Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz on the Puerto Rico Hurricane María Death Toll (PODCAST)

We did a quick recording with San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz on Wednesday morning to talk about the new Harvard study which said that the death …

Latino News

San Juan mayor wears hat reflecting Puerto Rico's revised death toll from Hurricane Maria

San Juan, Puerto Rico, Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz posted a photo of herself Wednesday wearing a hat to reflect the U.S. territory's newly revised death …

Hurricane Maria

Cable News Largely Ignores Deaths of 4,645 in Puerto Rico to Focus on Roseanne

In related news, the cable news networks are facing criticism for spending far more time covering the Roseanne story than the stunning new Harvard …

Puerto Rico

Civil rights icon, Trump critic highlighting BU commencement

A civil rights icon and a Caribbean politician who tangled with President Donald Trump are addressing graduates at Boston University's …

Black History

See the Biggest Moments From the TIME 100 Gala

The 2018 TIME 100 Gala in New York City was filled with global influencers at the forefronts of their fields. From Nicole Kidman and John Krasinksi …

Sterling K. Brown

Absentee Mayor of San Juan Floats Bitcoin Bro Invasion

Univision senior anchor Jorge Ramos' latest interview of Carmen Yulín Cruz- the absentee mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico- proves that if you are a …

Puerto Rico

Janet Mock, Maxine Waters, and Ben Platt On What Makes Them Optimistic About the World in 2018

Janet Mock, Christopher Wylie, Gayle King, John Dickerson, Ben Platt, and Maxine Waters discussed what makes them optimistic about the world in 2018 …

Maxine Waters

Time Magazine Releases Time 100 List

1 month ago<p>CBS News Instagram<p>Time magazine has released its annual <i>Time 100</i> list of the 100 most influential people in the world.<p>Time selected #MeToo …

Satya Nadella

Carmen Yulín Cruz

In September 2017, just over 100 years since every Puerto Rican became an American citizen, Hurricane Maria destroyed most of the island, killing …

Caribbean

Cruz effusively praises Trump in 'Time' magazine writeup

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Sen. Ted Cruz -- a man who once warned that the country would "plunge into the abyss" under a Donald Trump presidency -- is now offering gushing praise for the President, calling him a much-needed "flash-bang grenade" who has upended the status quo in Washington for the …

Donald Trump

Islandwide blackout hits Puerto Rico nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria

An islandwide blackout hit Puerto Rico on Wednesday, knocking out power throughout the island seven months after Hurricane Maria destroyed its electrical grid.<p>Geraldo Quiñones López, a spokesman for the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, told NBC News early Wednesday afternoon that there was …

Caribbean

The whole island of Puerto Rico went dark for the first time since Hurricane Maria.

On Monday, the island’s power utility boasted that it had restored electricity to 97 percent of customers. Two days later, the precarious electric …

Caribbean

The power is out again in Puerto Rico, 7 months after Hurricane Maria

Seven months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico is still dealing with the fallout as it experienced an island-wide blackout on Wednesday.<p>This latest …

Hurricane Maria

All of Puerto Rico just lost power

Puerto Rico is in the dark again. A major power outage swept the entire island Wednesday, leaving more than 1.4 million people in a blackout, <i>The</i> …

Puerto Rico