Barack obama paid puerto rico its first official us presidential visit in 50 years on tuesday, courting an important slice of hispanic voters on the mainland who could help his re-election. On presidents day, puerto rico unveiled this statue of president barack obama, as well as a statue of president lyndon b johnson, on the avenue of heroes outside the island's capital building. Reflecting on a year of recovery in puerto rico by: kirstjen m nielsen sep 20, 2018 healthcare trump administration making progress in fight against opioid epidemic white house fellows.
For the first time since jfk, 50 years ago, a sitting president of the united states, barack obama, makes an official visit to puerto rico. Oscar lópez rivera - aka the mandela of puerto rico - has been in a us jail for 35 years for his part in the independence struggle the guardian - back to home make a barack obama as. President barack obama made a rare presidential visit to puerto rico on tuesday, greeting a cheering crowd to start a five-hour trip aimed as much at puerto ricans on the mainland as those on the.
Subscribe to our channel barack obama is preparing for the first visit by a sitting us president to the caribbean island of puerto. When discussing how to accept the humanity in all people, former president barack obama pointed to france's world cup squad to help make his point. South africans along with former us president barack obama were marking the centennial of anti-apartheid leader nelson mandela's birth on wednesday with acts of charity in a country still. Barack obama poked fun at president trump on twitter for saying that grocery shoppers required id, 20 september 2018 junk news sites reported that a puerto rico mayor was arrested on fraud. Barack obama stumps in the caribbean democratic candidate senator barack obama came to visit the colonies, attending fundraising events in the us virgin islands and puerto rico this week.
Obama grants clemency to puerto rican fighter oscar lopez rivera among the dozens of people granted clemency by president obama on tuesday was oscar lopez rivera depending on who you ask, he is. President obama's executive action on immigrants will effectively hurt the second largest group of hispanics in the us as well as its already fragile economy ivan burdos from puerto rico. As donald trump is facing criticism for his response to the disaster in puerto rico caused by hurricane maria, it has emerged he slammed former president barack obama's administration for its response to hurricane sandy according to trump, there was no excuse for the fact that people were left. The press gets puerto rico wrong puerto ricans arrived at the same time as affordable air travel, so coming to america was not as final an event as it had been for earlier arrivals. June 8th, 2011 - president barack obama will be visiting puerto rico next week, in an attempt to attract hispanic voters in the upcoming 2012 presidential elections.
Us president barack obama has used a rare visit to puerto rico to offer support for a referendum on the island's political future. The president is scheduled to visit puerto rico on tuesday donald trump us news barack obama puerto rico haiti the us cared for haitians better in 2010 than its own citizens in puerto. Bayamon, puerto rico — barack obama told veterans saturday that he can't understand why republican john mccain opposes legislation that would provide college scholarships to people who have. Kasalta offered a great local spot to stop for a great cup of coffee and fresh baked pastries and as a spaniard visiting puerto rico i was really.
The plan, much of which would have to be approved by congress, would give puerto rico a way to restructure all of its $72 billion in debt, which it says it cannot hope to repay. If trump makes the trip, he would only be the second us president to visit the island in four decades, pbs newshour's daniel bush noted former president barack obama traveled to puerto rico.
Ten united states presidents have made presidential visits to puerto rico since the islands became a u president barack obama made an official visit to puerto. A top irs official and obama appointee - who recently has emerged as a key figure in the irs targeting scandal -- may have met with president obama just days before his office put out new. President trump has no idea what's happening in puerto rico close attention from former president barack obama on down helped ensure rapid mobilization and tightly choreographed federal. Obama's radical proposal for puerto rico's debt the travel ban got all the headlines, but experts are realizing another provision could clamp down on normal tourism and even diplomats.