La Liga de Ciudades de Puerto Rico unites local governments on the island in a non-partisan effort to improve the quality of life of the Puerto Rican people.
Transparency and accountability
Learning, collaboration, and leadership to serve the people
Heriberto Rodríguez, Photographer, Autonomous Municipality of Ponce
Mission and Objectives
La Liga aims to strengthen the capacity of local governments and communities on the island in the face of social, physical, fiscal, and governance challenges.
La Liga's objectives are:
Maximize State government resources by promoting the decentralization of responsibilities and resources to local governments.
Promote public policies at the State and Federal levels that guarantee the well-being and development of local governments.
Foster civic engagement in all of Puerto Rico's communities by promoting new models of participatory governance, transparency, and accountability.
Empower Cities to properly access and maximize Federal and State funds.
Share best practices and experiences between governments (local and international), and build capacity and skills among them to face social, fiscal, infrastructure, and governance challenges.
Members (as of October 4, 2019)
Hon. Roberto Ramírez Kurtz
Mayor, City of Cabo Rojo
Hon. Juan Carlos García Padilla
Mayor, City of Coamo
Hon. José A. Santiago Rivera
Mayor, City of Comerío
Hon. Eduardo Cintrón Suárez
Mayor, City of Guayama
Hon. Nelson Torres Yordán
Mayor, City of Guayanilla
Hon. Rosachely Rivera Santana
Mayor, City of Gurabo
Hon. Pedro Juan García Figueroa
Mayor, City of Hormigueros
Hon. Marcos A. Irizarry Pagán
Mayor, City of Lajas
Hon. Orlando Ortiz Chevres
Mayor, City of Naranjito
Hon. Jesús E. Colón Berlingeri
Mayor, City of Orocovis
Hon. María Meléndez Altieri
Mayor, City of Ponce
Hon. Karilyn Bonilla Colón
Mayor, City of Salinas
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