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San Juan, PR:  League of Cities says that Law 29 was not a rescue for the municipalities but for the central government

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

READ THE LETTER SENT TO THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE BOARD OF TAX SUPERVISION NATALIE JARESKO

San Juan, PR:  The League of Cities of Puerto Rico announces the appointment of Cristina M. Miranda Palacios as founding Executive Director

Thursday, February 27, 2020

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San Juan, PR: The League of Cities of Puerto Rico is incorporated

Friday, October 4, 2019

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Noticel: Congresspeople call for municipalities to be
declared "essential services"


Wednesday, November 3, 2021




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El Nuevo Día:  Congressional Democrats support before Judge Swain the claims of the municipalities against the Board

Tuesday, November 2, 2021



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Press Release:  Velázquez Leads Four Members of Congress in Filling Amicus Brief in Case Against Puerto Rico's Fiscal Control Board

Tuesday, November 2, 2021



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Sin Comillas:  The debt adjustment plan "is neither viable nor sustainable for Puerto Rico"

Monday, October 4, 2021




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El Nuevo Día:  27 municipalities sue the Board and the government of Puerto Rico to stop the collection of
$340 million


Sunday, March 14, 2021



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El Vocero:  League of Cities sues the Fiscal Control Board

Sunday, March 14, 2021




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El Nuevo Día: 
Multiple organizations reiterate their opposition to the draft of the 2020 Joint Regulation

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Interviews

The League of Puerto Rican Cities participated in a panel on transparency, corruption and democracy on the program "Voz Alternativa" through Radio Isla 1320 on Sunday, December 18, 2021. 

The panel included the participation of Cristina Miranda Palacios, Executive Director of the League of Cities, Issel Masses Ferrer, Executive Director of Sembrando Sentido, Lcda. Natalia Ramírez Echevarría, Esq., member of the Open Spaces Transparency Network, and Oscar Serrano, journalist at the Center for Investigative Journalism.

 

Presentations

On Friday, December 10, 2021, the League of Puerto Rican Cities participated in the informative public hearing convened by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, where representatives of the public, communities and private sectors discussed the failures committed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) during the management and recovery process of the Island after Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Organizations such as the Center for the New Economy, Taller Salud, Center for Puerto Rican Studies, the Center for Investigative Journalism, among others, participated in the public hearing.

This excerpt from the public hearing illustrates the presentation made by the League's Founding Executive Director, Cristina M. Miranda Palacios.